October 2, 2014


Merle E. Howard

Merle E. Howard, 82, of LaGrange, died peacefully at his home on Wednesday, November 23, 2011, following a brief illness. He was born at Lester in Medina County, the son of the late Homer and Alice (Allen) Howard. He married Ruth Brammer on June 23, 1963, she survives. Mr. Howard served in the U.S. Army Read More…

Janet Marie Bialorucki

Janet Marie Bialorucki, 70 of Lorain, died Tuesday, November 22, 2011 in New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph. She was born September 25, 1941 in Lorain, and was a lifelong resident. Janet worked for Sears as a Human Resource Assistant, retiring in 2009 after 49 years. She also worked part time at Skate World Read More…

Sister Margaret Mary McGovern, SND

Sister Margaret Mary McGovern, SND (formerly Sister Mary St. Michael), 84, daughter of the late Thomas and Agnes (nee Barrett) McGovern; loving sister of Thomas (deceased) (wife Lois) and James (deceased) (wife Carole); beloved sister of Coletta Quigley-Orack (Nick Orack); loving aunt of Daniel (deceased), Brian and Kevin Quigley of Mary Kay Bostwick (husband David), Read More…

Roberta M. Jones

Roberta M. Jones, 85, and a resident of Lorain, died Monday, November 21, 2011 at Mercy Regional Medical Center. She was born September 18, 1926 in Pleasant Grove, Ohio. She was proud of her 18 years as an Avon Products representative. She retired from Cibo-Corning (formerly Gilford Industries) in Oberlin after 18 years of service. Read More…

George Arthur Larsen

George Arthur Larsen, 80, of Edgewater, Florida, formerly of Elyria, died Thursday, November 17, 2011, with his daughters and family by his side. George was born April 24, 1931 in Boston, Massachusetts. He resided in Boston until he was a young man, then moved to Elyria. Here, he raised his seven children and worked as Read More…

Ida M. DeMarco

Ida M. DeMarco, 76, of Sylvania, Ohio, passed away Monday, November 21, 2011. She was born January 24, 1935. She married Tony DeMarco on February 10, 1951 and they shared nearly 61 years together. Ida was a beautiful, devoted and cherished wife, mother, grandmother and sister. Her greatest passion and love was for her family, Read More…

Fred Lee Peterson


Fred Lee Peterson, 77, formerly of Columbia Station, died Sunday, November 20, 2011, at his home in Nashville, Tennessee. Fred proudly served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He was life member of the Loyal Order of Moose and member of the Columbia Baptist Church, Columbia Station. He is survived by his Read More…

Merle E. Howard

Merle E. Howard, 82, of LaGrange, died Wednesday, November 23, 2011 at his home. Murray Funeral Home in Creston is handling arrangements. www.Murray-Funeral-Home.com

Evelyn Miller

Evelyn Miller, 101, of Elyria, died Tuesday, November 22, 2011, at Center Ridge Health Campus in North Ridgeville. She was born December 10, 1909, in Shamokin, Pennsylvania, and moved to Elyria in 1954. Evelyn was a charter member of Community United Methodist Church and was also active with the church quilting circle. She was a Read More…

John Kenneth Eibon


John Kenneth Eibon, 84, slipped quietly into the arms of his Savior Monday, November 21, 2011, while surrounded by his cherished family. He was born July 13, 1927 in Cloquette, Minnesota. John made his home in Amherst since 1956. John’s life was a series of careers and adventures that inspired his family to pursue excellence 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® .


To order birth or death certificates online, click here.

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