The Morning Journal Obituaries

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June 20, 2018

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Alfred F. Filczer

Alfred F. Filczer

Amherst, OH

Alfred F. Filczer, age 89, of Lorain passed away on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at the Ohio Veterans Home in Sandusky, Ohio. He was born in Lorain, Ohio on November 3, 1928 to Frank and Harriet (nee Arndt) Filczer. He graduated from Lorain St. Mary's High School in 1947....

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Jun. 15 to Jun. 21, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Jun. 16, 2018.

Vincenzella "Jean" Januzzi

Vincenzella "Jean" Januzzi

Lorain, OH

Vincenzella "Jean" (Giuliani) Januzzi, born January 7, 1928, in Salineville, Ohio, deceased from complications related to dementia, while residing in Cincinnati. Jean was the daughter of Italian immigrants, Vincenzo and Raffaela (nee Scurti) Giuliani, of Spoltore, Italy. ...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Jun. 19 to Jun. 25, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Jun. 20, 2018.

Brian Lucian Jaram

Brian Lucian Jaram

Lorain, OH

Brian Lucian Jaram, 31 years of age, and a resident of Lorain, went home to be with Lord and Savior on Friday, June 15, 2018, at the Cleveland Clinic, following complications due to a courageous battle with leukemia. He was born January 9, 1987, in Oberlin, Ohio. Brian...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Jun. 19 to Jun. 20, 2018.
Published in www.morningjournal.com on Jun. 20, 2018.

Michael C. Koscho

Michael C. Koscho

Lorain, OH

Michael C. Koscho, age 76, of Lorain , passed away peacefully in his home on the evening of Sunday June 17, 2018. Born in Lorain on March 12, 1942, Mike was a 1960-A graduate of Lorain High School, where he was a member of the varsity baseball team. He went on to...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Jun. 19 to Jun. 22, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Jun. 20, 2018.

James R. "Jimmy" Lawrence

James R. "Jimmy" Lawrence

Amherst, OH

James "Jimmy" R. Lawrence, Jr. James "Jimmy" R. Lawrence Jr., age 71, and a resident of South Amherst, passed away Sunday, June 10, 2018 at Mercy New Life Hospice, Lorain, after a long illness. Jimmy was born in Fredricktown, Pennsylvania on September 23, 1946 to the...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Jun. 16 to Jun. 23, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Jun. 17, 2018.

Silvestre "Shorty" Montanez

Silvestre "Shorty" Montanez

Lorain, OH

Silvestre "Shorty" Montanez, 73, of Lorain, passed away Thursday, June 14, 2018. Silvestre was born May 20, 1945 in Puerto Rico. He moved to Lorain in 1970. Silvestre worked as an assembler for Ford Motor Company for many years. He loved fishing and passed that love...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Jun. 18 to Jun. 20, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Jun. 19, 2018.

Bob L. Peterson

Bob L. Peterson

Avon, OH

Bob L. Peterson, 89, of Avon Lake, entered into rest Tuesday June 19, 2018. He was born on July 14, 1928 in Souix City Iowa. Bob moved to Lorain in 1936 and graduated from Lorain High School in 1946. He attended Fenn College in Cleveland and Lorain City Community...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Jun. 19 to Jun. 21, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Jun. 20, 2018.

Wallace E. "Wally" Riegel

Wallace E. "Wally" Riegel

Lorain, OH

Wallace E. "Wally" Riegel, 90, of Lorain, passed away on Sunday, June 17, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on September 28, 1927 in Akron, OH and he moved to Lorain, where he was a lifelong resident. Wally graduated from Lorain High...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Jun. 18 to Jun. 21, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Jun. 19, 2018.

Kristina Marie Savel (Nagy)

Kristina Marie Savel (Nagy)

Vermilion, OH

Kristina Marie Savel (nee Nagy), 47, of Vermilion, died Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at her home after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born November 28, 1970 in Amherst and had been a Vermilion resident for the past 12 years moving from Lorain. Kristina had worked...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Jun. 19 to Jun. 25, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Jun. 20, 2018.

James Charles Skeeles

James Charles Skeeles

Logan, OH

James "Jim" Charles Skeeles, age 68, of Logan, Ohio passed away after a brief illness Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. Born September 1, 1949 in Lodi, Ohio, he was the son of the late Charles Frederick and Elizabeth (Klooz) Skeeles...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Jun. 15 to Jun. 22, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Jun. 16, 2018.

Patrick F. "Pat" Tavenner

Patrick F. "Pat" Tavenner

Amherst, OH

Patrick F. Tavenner "Pat", 68, of Lorain, Ohio was welcomed into God's loving arms on June 11, 2018, surrounded by his wife and children at Mercy New Life Hospice, after waging a courageous battle against a lengthy illness. Pat was a lifelong resident of Lorain. He...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Jun. 16 to Jun. 22, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Jun. 17, 2018.

Judge V. Paul Timko Sr.

Judge V. Paul Timko Sr.

Lorain, OH

Judge V. Paul Timko, Sr. passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends on Thursday, June 14, 2018 at Avow Hospice in Naples, Florida. He was born November 5, 1927 in McKeesport, PA to Ida (Dansak) and Michael Timko. The family moved to Lorain, Ohio in 1939,...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Jun. 18 to Jun. 23, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Jun. 19, 2018.

Allen Tobey Weed

Allen Tobey Weed

Lorain, OH

Allen Tobey Weed, age 78, passed away with his loving family by his side on Sunday, June 17, 2018. Preferring to be called "Tobey," he was born in Lewistown, Montana to John Howard and Arlene Marie (Lausch) Weed, and was the older of their two children. Along with being...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Jun. 19 to Jun. 22, 2018.
Published in www.morningjournal.com on Jun. 20, 2018.

June 19, 2018

Raymond A. Gidich

Raymond A. Gidich

Lorain, OH

Raymond A. Gidich, age 68, of Lorain , passed away at Lee Memorial Hospital in Fort Myers, Florida, on the morning of Saturday June 9, 2018, following a three-month illness. Born in Lorain on March 30, 1950, Ray remained a life-long resident of the city. He was a...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Jun. 15 to Jun. 19, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Jun. 16, 2018.

Marian "Tad" McVean Josef

Marian "Tad" McVean Josef

Youngstown, OH

Marian McVean "Tad" Josef, 94, of Franke at Seaside, Mount Pleasant, SC, formerly of Lorain, Ohio and Youngstown, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, after a short illness. Family and friends are invited to attend her visitation on Monday, June 18, 2018 at...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Jun. 16 to Jun. 19, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Jun. 17, 2018.

Robert "Bobby" Taylor

Robert "Bobby" Taylor

Hamilton, OH

Robert "Bobby" Taylor died peacefully at Atrium Medical Center on June 3, 2018, in Hamilton, Ohio, at age 55. Robert is survived by his wife, Sandy Taylor; four children, Robert Gonzales of Lorain, Nicholas Taylor of Arizona, Cassandra Taylor of Hamilton, and Carrissa...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Jun. 13 to Jun. 19, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Jun. 14, 2018.

Charles T. Vinci Jr.

Charles T. Vinci Jr.

Westlake, OH

Charles T. Vinci, Jr. Beloved husband of the late Edna; formerly married to Dolly; loving father of Sarah, Carl, Chris, Curt, and Doreen Vinci and Dawn Cook (Bernard), Jennifer Sheldon and the late Deborah; grandfather of 4; brother of 10. 1956 & 1960 two-time weight...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Jun. 16 to Jun. 19, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Jun. 17, 2018.

June 18, 2018

Donald E. Dickson

Donald E. Dickson

Lorain, OH

Donald E. Dickson, 79, of Sebring, FL, formerly of Douglassville, PA passed away June 9, 2018, in West Reading, PA. He was the son of the late James M. Dickson Sr. and Edna (McCullough) Dickson. Donald was preceded in death by his loving wife, Sandra (Hickman) Dickson; and...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Jun. 12 to Jun. 18, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Jun. 13, 2018.

Susan M. Harwood

Susan M. Harwood

Lorain, OH

Susan M. Harwood passed away unexpectedly on June 4, 2018 in Cannonsburg, Pa. Susan was born in Berea on May 30, 1968. She grew up in Vermillion and later in New London. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rick Bernard; daughter, Clara; and her mother, Delores...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Jun. 11 to Jun. 18, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Jun. 12, 2018.

Venera T. Livingston (Thomovsky)

Venera T. Livingston (Thomovsky)

Lorain, OH

Venera T. Livingston (nee Thomovsky), 87, formerly of Avon Lake, went to be with her Lord, Tuesday June 12, 2018. Venera was born July 1, 1930 in Lorain. After high school, she graduated from Ohio University and then met and married her husband, Robert, who was a career...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Jun. 14 to Jun. 18, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Jun. 15, 2018.

Roger W. Maxwell Jr.

Roger W. Maxwell Jr.

Westlake, OH

Roger W. Maxwell, Jr. 54 passed away, Friday June 15, 2018. Loving companion of Kathy Woodhull. Loving father of Aaron Joseph (deceased). Beloved son of Beverly (nee Marion) and Roger W. Sr. (deceased). Dear brother of David (Gina) and uncle to Evan Michel. Nephew,...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Jun. 17 to Jun. 18, 2018.
Published in www.morningjournal.com on Jun. 18, 2018.

James Larry Ryder

James Larry Ryder

Elyria, OH

James Larry Ryder, 76, longtime resident of Elyria, passed away Saturday, June 16, 2018 following a brief illness. He was born in Erie, Pennsylvania on August 19, 1941. James served in the US Army and later became a high mill plugger for US Steel in Lorain, where he...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Jun. 17 to Jun. 18, 2018.
Published in www.morningjournal.com from Jun. 18 to Jun. 19, 2018.

Joanne Adele "JoDee" Woodward

Joanne Adele "JoDee" Woodward

Amherst, OH

Joanne "JoDee" Adele Woodward, 81, recently of Lake Villa, IL, formerly of Elyria, OH and Fort Pierce, FL passed away peacefully on June 2, 2018. She was a graduate of Clearview High School in Lorain, OH and trained and worked for many years as an X-Ray Technician. ...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Jun. 11 to Jun. 18, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Jun. 12, 2018.

June 17, 2018

James Dale "Jim" Baker

James Dale "Jim" Baker

Vermilion, OH

VERMILLION - James Dale "Jim" Baker, 76, of Mansfield, passed away Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at home surrounded by his loving family. Born March 17, 1942 in Mansfield, Jim was the son of Wayne and Mabel (Gleason) Baker. He graduated from Bellville High School in 1960, and...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from May 21 to Jun. 17, 2018.
Published in www.morningjournal.com on Jun. 17, 2018.

Edward J. Gambish

Edward J. Gambish

Amherst, OH

Edward J. Gambish, 92 and a longtime resident of Amherst, passed away Thursday, June 14, 2018 at Amherst Manor. Edward was born in Amherst, July 7, 1925 to the late John and Mary Gambish. For many years Edward was employed, working in the area of building maintenance. ...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Jun. 16 to Jun. 17, 2018.
Published in www.morningjournal.com on Jun. 17, 2018.

Pete Havris

Pete Havris

Amherst, OH

Pete Havris, 67, of Amherst, passed away suddenly on June 12, 2018. He was born on October 9, 1950 in Cleveland, OH. Pete will dearly be missed to all that were lucky enough to have known him. His tall stature, bald head and big smile lit up the room. His biggest love...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Jun. 16 to Jun. 17, 2018.
Published in www.morningjournal.com on Jun. 17, 2018.

Rema C. Mendoza

Rema C. Mendoza

Amherst, OH

Rema C. Mendoza, age 67, of Lorain passed away Saturday, June 3, 2018. She was born on August 13, 1950 in Rockwood, Tennessee to Claude and Mary (nee Waller) Perry. Rema was retired and enjoyed researching ancestry. She adored her children and grandchildren as they...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Jun. 11 to Jun. 17, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Jun. 12, 2018.

June 16, 2018

Margaret Adkins (Miller)

Margaret Adkins (Miller)

Amherst, OH

Margaret Adkins (nee: Miller), 83 years of age, and a resident of Wakeman, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, June 15, 2018, at Welcome Nursing Home in Oberlin, following a full and meaningful life. She was born July 4, 1934, in Barboursville, Kentucky....

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Jun. 15 to Jun. 16, 2018.
Published in www.morningjournal.com on Jun. 16, 2018.

Ralph Bednar

Ralph Bednar

Lorain, FL

Ralph Bednar, age 78, of Tampa, and formerly of Lorain, passed away on Thursday, June 7th, 2018, in Florida. Born and raised in Ohio, Ralph moved to the Tampa Bay area in 1991. He was a graduate of the University of Dayton and became a Certified Public Accountant. A...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Jun. 13 to Jun. 16, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Jun. 14, 2018.

Judy Caruso (Melendez)

Judy Caruso (Melendez)

Lorain, OH

Judy Caruso (nee: Melendez), 55, of Las Vegas, NV and formerly of Lorain, OH passed away on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 in Nevada. Judy was born in Bay Village, OH on April 30, 1963 to her parents, Wilfredo and Neftali (nee Rivas) Melendez. She graduated from Admiral King...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Jun. 12 to Jun. 16, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Jun. 13, 2018.

Ida Doss

Ida Doss

Lorain, OH

The Lord came and took Ida Doss home on June 8, 2018 to lead her into an everlasting existence of love and peace. Ida was born on November 9, 1921 in Myrtlewood, Alabama to Alex C. Richards, Sr. and Jackie Ezell Richards. Raised in a loving Christian home, Ida accepted...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Jun. 13 to Jun. 16, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Jun. 14, 2018.

Rita Eleanor Haladey

Rita Eleanor Haladey

Lorain, FL

Rita Eleanor Haladey, 90, of Fort Lauderdale, passed away June 3, 2018. Born July 2, 1927 in Lorain, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Agnes Manichl. Rita was a long time resident of Fort Lauderdale, where she and her late husband, of which she was married...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Jun. 12 to Jun. 16, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Jun. 13, 2018.

Eileen M. Harris (Varady)

Eileen M. Harris (Varady)

Lorain, OH

Eileen M. Harris (nee Varady), age 65, of Lorain died peacefully while surrounded by loved ones on June 6, 2018 following a battle with cancer. She was born March 14, 1953, in Amherst and was raised in Lorain, graduating from Admiral King. Eileen enjoyed gardening,...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Jun. 9 to Jun. 16, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Jun. 10, 2018.

David Beckley Liljegren

David Beckley Liljegren

Vermilion, OH

David Beckley Liljegren, 67, of Vermilion, died Thursday, June 7, 2018 at the Seidman Cancer Center at University Hospitals of Cleveland after a short battle with cancer. He was born February 23, 1951 in Cleveland and had been a life long Vermilion resident. David...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Jun. 7 to Jun. 16, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Jun. 8, 2018.

Janice Louise Mankin (Smith)

Janice Louise Mankin (Smith)

Vermilion, OH

In loving memory of Janice Louise Mankin (nee Smith), age 76, who passed away the morning of June 12, 2018 at her home in Vermilion, Ohio. Janice endured a lengthy illness. She was born November 29, 1941 in Eubank, Kentucky and moved with her husband, Oliver Mankin to...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Jun. 12 to Jun. 16, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Jun. 13, 2018.

Joseph John "Papa Joe" Maslyk Sr.

Joseph John "Papa Joe" Maslyk Sr.

Amherst, OH

Joseph John "Papa Joe" Maslyk, Sr., 83 years of age, and a resident of Lorain, passed away Thursday, June 7, 2018 at his home, followith ing a long illness. He was born February 4, 1935 in Lorain, Ohio. Joseph had made his home in Lorain for over fifty years. He was...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Jun. 12 to Jun. 16, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Jun. 13, 2018.

June 15, 2018

Kate Olive Campbell

Kate Olive Campbell

Lorain, OH

Kate Olive Campbell (nee Randall), 75, of Lorain, passed away Saturday, June 9, 2018 at Cleveland Clinic following a lengthy illness. She was born July 22, 1942 in Sandersville GA,, and had lived in Lorain for 70 years. Kate retired after 44 years of service from Lorain...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Jun. 13 to Jun. 15, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Jun. 14, 2018.

Barbara J. Knitter (Rangel)

Barbara J. Knitter (Rangel)

Lorain, OH

Barbara J. Knitter (nee Rangel), 78, of Lorain, passed away Monday, June 11, 2018 at Mercy Regional Medical Center following a brief illness. Barbara was born December 4, 1939 in Lorain and had been a lifelong resident. She took great care of her home over the years...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Jun. 12 to Jun. 15, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Jun. 13, 2018.

Juanita Nottingham Krupar (Griffith)

Juanita Nottingham Krupar (Griffith)

Elyria, OH

Juanita Nottingham Krupar (nee Griffith), 91, of Elyria passed away Saturday, June 9, 2018 at Wesleyan Village in Elyria. She was born in Glenville, WV as Juanita Griffith, she went to the local schools and was graduated from Glenville High School in 1944. Upon...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Jun. 11 to Jun. 15, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Jun. 12, 2018.

June 14, 2018

June 13, 2018

Dottie L. Gay (Gibson)

Dottie L. Gay (Gibson)

Vermilion, OH

Dottie L. Gay (nee Gibson), age 87, of Vermilion, passed away after a long and courageous battle with COPD, on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at the New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph, Lorain. Dottie was born on January 23, 1931 in Marlinton, West Virginia to Willie and...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Jun. 12 to Jun. 13, 2018.
Published in www.morningjournal.com on Jun. 13, 2018.

Jean Louise Mileti (Thompson)

Jean Louise Mileti (Thompson)

South Amherst, OH

Jean Louise Mileti (nee Thompson), passed away Saturday, June 9, 2018 at the home of her daughter and son-in-law in Brownhelm Township. Jean resided with them for the past five years. She was born in South Amherst, January 22, 1926 to the late Herbert and Anna (nee...