April 1, 2015

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Paul Boguski

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Paul Boguski, 65, of Grafton, passed peacefully in his sleep on Thursday, May 24, 2012. Paul was born in Cleveland, on November 22, 1946. He graduated from Collinwood High School in 1964 and received his Bachelors and Masters degrees from Cleveland State. He worked at Lorain County Community College as the Director of Financial Aid Read More…

Virginia E. Bohn

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Virginia E. “Ginger” Bohn, 52, of Grafton Township, died Sunday, May 27, 2012 at Hillcrest Hospital in Mayfield Heights, after a long illness. She was born February 25, 1960 in Lakewood, to George and Sarah (nee Farrabee) Bohn, Jr. and has lived in the Grafton area most of her life. Ginger worked as a phone Read More…

Paula Briggs

Paula Briggs, 67, of New Russia Township, passed away Tuesday, May 22, 2012, at EMH Healthcare. She was born April 12, 1945, in Cleveland. Paula was a Pharmacy Tech with CVS. She was a voracious reader for most of her life, enjoyed traveling, loved animals and was forever committed to her children and family. She Read More…

Rosaleen Croxton

Rosaleen “Roe” Croxton, 85, of Elyria, died Friday, May 25, 2012 at MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland. She was born February 21, 1927 in Bellaire, Ohio and has resided in Elyria since 1959. Roe was formerly employed as a cashier at Kroger grocery store and then in Elyria City Schools cafeteria. Rosaleen is survived by her Read More…

M. Rita Irwin

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M. Rita Irwin (nee Kruise), 87, of Lorain, passed away in the afternoon hours of Wednesday, May 30, 2012, at the Hospice Care Center at the Renaissance in Olmsted Falls, following an illness of two weeks. She was born in Rosebud, Pennsylvania July 19, 1924, and was a 1942 graduate of Beccaria Township High School. Read More…

Carol A. McCourt

Carol A. McCourt (nee Mitchell), 57, of Elyria, passed away Wednesday, May 30, 2012, at EMH Healthcare in Elyria, following a brief illness. She was born November 1, 1954, in Elyria. Carol was a licensed cosmetologist, and owned her own beauty salon. She treasured spending time with family and friends, loved riding horses, and enjoyed Read More…

Charles “Charley” Amend

Charles “Charley” Amend, 93, of Oberlin, entered the Gates of Heaven Sunday, May 27, 2012, at the New Life Hospice Residential Center in Lorain, following a short illness. He was born June 15, 1918, in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, and had moved to Amherst, Sheffield Lake, and Grafton in 1969, and then to Oberlin in 2005. Read More…

Paula Briggs

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Paula Briggs, 67, of New Russia Township, passed away Tuesday, May 22, 2012, at EMH Healthcare. She was born April 12, 1945, in Cleveland. Paula was a Pharmacy Tech with CVS. She was a voracious reader for most of her life, enjoyed traveling, loved animals and was forever committed to her children and family. She Read More…

Karen Faye Buchanan

Karen Faye Buchanan (nee Ault), 63, of Sparta, Wisconsin, (formerly of Grafton), passed away Friday, May 25, 2012, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, Minnesota, following a short illness. She was born January 3, 1949 in Elyria. Karen had retired from General Motors as a machine operator. She treasured spending time with her family, researching Read More…

James “J.C.” F. Cullen

James “J.C.” F. Cullen, 62, entered into rest Tuesday, May 29, 2012. He was born on January 24, 1950, In Cleveland. He lived in Avon for 15 years coming from Westlake and North Olmsted. He was a 1968 graduate from St. Edward’s High School in Lakewood, and 1972 graduate from Baldwin Wallace College in Berea. Read More…

Obituary Search

The Lorain County General Health District's Vital Statistics Office houses the birth and death records beginning in 1908 to the present.  Certificates of births and deaths occurring in all of Lorain County, except for the city of Lorain, are available at the health district.

For your convenience, you can also process online requests through an independent company that the Lorain County General Health District has partnered with to provide you this service - VitalChek Network, Inc.  VitalChek can be reached through their website.  An additional fee for this service is charged by VitalChek, and all major credit cards are accepted including American Express® , Discover® , MasterCard® and Visa® .

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Lorain County General Health District
9880 South Murray Ridge Road
Elyria, Ohio 44035
(440) 244-3418

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(440) 322-6367

In person at:
9880 South Murray Ridge Road
Elyria, Ohio 44035
 


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