May 24, 2015


Johnny G. Mack


Johnny G. Mack, 62, of Elyria, passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at home. He was born January 9, 1953. He enjoyed his family, especially grandkids, fishing and working on carsĀ  and loved a good meal. He is survived by his wife, Brenda Mack of 41 years; sons, Jason (Nicole) Mack, Jeremy Mack, Johnny Mack; Read More…

Timothy A. Murphy

Tim Murphy

Timothy A. Murphy, 54, of Elyria, passed away in a work related accident Saturday, May 9, 2015. He was born October 23, 1960 in Elyria and was a 1979 Elyria High School graduate. Tim treasured spending time with his family, he loved his dogs and animals. He enjoyed boating, hunting and doing yard work. Tim Read More…

Joel W. Quillen


Joel W. Quillen, 50, of LaGrange, passed away unexpectedly at his home Sunday, May 10, 2015. He was born May 30, 1964 in Elyria and was a lifelong LaGrange resident. Joel worked as a mechanic at Bill’s Citgo in LaGrange and was a 1982 Keystone High School graduate. Survivors include his wife, Karen (nee Simon); Read More…

Agnes R. Kopco

Agnes R. Kopco (nee Krawczyk), 89, of Lorain, passed away with her family at her side on Friday, May 8, 2015, at Avon Oaks Nursing Home, Avon, following a short illness. Born June 5, 1925 in Lorain, she lived in Lorain her entire life. Agnes worked as a seamstress at Joseph & Feiss Company and Read More…

James C. Phillips

Phillips James

James C. Phillips, 74, and a resident of Homerville, passed away peacefully Friday, May 8, 2015, at his home surrounded by his loved ones having fought a long courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born December 5, 1940, in Amherst. James grew up in Amherst and worked at the Lorain Ford Assembly Plant retiring Read More…

Hugo Ferrini

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Hugo Ferrini, 95, of Elyria, died Friday, May 8, 2015. He was born March 16, 1920 in Cleveland and, from 1942-1945, he served with the U.S. Army during WWII. A member of Abbe Road Baptist Church, he was a talented artist and enjoyed painting. Hugo is survived by his wife of 24 years, Alida Hohn Read More…

Alana Baranick

Baranick Alana

An opportunity to extend your sympathies to the family of Alana Baranick will be held from 4 P.M. until 7 P.M., Saturday, May 16, 2015, at the Hempel Funeral Home, 373 Cleveland Ave., Amherst, Ohio 44001. Alana was born December 12, 1949 near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in the town of New Eagle and grew up in Read More…

Dorothy R. Hagerling


Dorothy R. Hagerling, 92, of Elyria, passed away Thursday, April 30, 2015 at Ahuja University Hospital. She was born March 15, 1923 in Farmington, Maine, to Kenneth and Alice Rollins. She grew up in Maine and graduated from the University of Maine at Farmington. She worked for many years in the Elyria School system as Read More…

Michael Dennis McKee


Michael Dennis McKee, 64, of Elyria, passed away peacefully Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at his home, following a long illness. He was born in East Cleveland and grew up in North Ridgeville. He lived most of his life in Elyria. A graduate of North Ridgeville High School, Class of 1968, he served in the U.S. Read More…

Laurie K. “Kelly” Morahan


Laurie K. “Kelly” Morahan (nee Fields), 54, of Avon, passed away Thursday, May 7, 2015, at Fairview Hospital following a brief illness. Kelly was born in Cleveland on January 27, 1961 and in 1979 she graduated from James Ford Rhodes High School. Following high school, Kelly continued her education at Lorain County Community College and 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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Lorain County General Health District
9880 South Murray Ridge Road
Elyria, Ohio 44035
(440) 244-3418

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9880 South Murray Ridge Road
Elyria, Ohio 44035

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