The Morning Journal Obituaries

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August 18, 2018

John William Davis Dolinsky

John William Davis Dolinsky

Lorain, Ohio

John William Davis Dolinsky, 39, of Lorain, went home Friday, June 29, 2018, very peacefully, surrounded with his loving family by his side. John was born on December 17, 1978, at Fort Knox, Kentucky to the late Donald D. Dolinsky and Patricia Ann (née Flynn) McCue. ...

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

Donald Richard Jenkins

Donald Richard Jenkins

Lorain, Ohio

Donald Richard Jenkins passed away on August 15, 2018, at the age of 89. He was born June 3, 1929, in Elyria, OH. He met and later married his wife, June. Donald joined the Army in June of 1952 and was stationed at Fort Benning in GA. He served in the Army as a...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Aug. 17 to Aug. 21, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Aug. 18, 2018.
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Unice W. Rice Sr.

Unice W. Rice Sr.

Lorain, Ohio

Unice W. Rice, Sr. was born on June 6, 1927, in Columbus, Mississippi. He was born to the union of Reverend Samuel W. Rice and Nancy Swopes Rice. After completing high school in Columbus, MS, he served in the United States Navy. Upon completion of that term, he was drafted...

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

Junior H. Swick

Junior H. Swick

Lorain, Ohio

Junior H. Swick, 92, of Lorain, OH, passed away on Saturday, August 11, 2018 at Mercy New Life Hospice Center in Lorain, OH. Junior was born the eldest of three children in Junior, WV on March 10, 1926. He enlisted in the U.S. Army and served in WWII in the War of the...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Aug. 13 to Aug. 18, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Aug. 14, 2018.

Richard Conrad Zutavern

Richard Conrad Zutavern

Lorain, Ohio

Richard Conrad Zutavern passed away on June 1st, 2018, at 101 years old. He was born on September 5, 1916, in Lorain, Ohio, and grew up on the east side. He was a graduate of Lorain High School, Class of 1934B. Richard, also known as "Connie," and "Dick," married Jeanne...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Aug. 18 to Aug. 24, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Aug. 17, 2018.

August 17, 2018

Marcelle "Moma" Flowers

Marcelle "Moma" Flowers

Lorain, Ohio

Marcelle "Moma" Flowers, 75, of Lorain, peacefully passed away on August 8, 2018, at her home, surrounded by family. She was born March 11, 1943, in Atlanta, Georgia, and lived most of her life in Lorain. She was a member of New Morning Star Primitive Baptist Church...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Aug. 14 to Aug. 17, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Aug. 15, 2018.

Juan Torres

Juan Torres

Lorain, Ohio

Juan Torres, age 80, and a resident of Lorain, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on Thursday, August 16, 2018, at his residence. Juan was born January 6, 1938, in Puerto Rico, to the late Juan and Agripina Torres. Throughout his life, he was a...

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

August 16, 2018

William "Billy" Gratz

William "Billy" Gratz

Amherst, Ohio

William "Billy" Gratz, age 71, of Lorain, passed away while under the care of New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph, at his home, surrounded by his loving family, on Sunday, August 12, 2018. He was born on August 12, 1947, in Baltimore, Maryland, but raised in West...

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

Lorrine "Lori" McIlwaine (Visci)

Lorrine "Lori" McIlwaine (Visci)

Lorain, Ohio

Lorrine "Lori" McIlwaine (nee Visci), 79, of Elyria Township, died Sunday August 12, 2018 at Mercy New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph in Lorain after a short illness. She was born July 5, 1939 in Lorain and had resided in Elyria Township since 1961 moving from Lorain....

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

Kimberly Pfeiffer

Kimberly Pfeiffer

Norwalk, Ohio

Kimberly Pfeiffer, age 46, of Norwalk, died unexpectedly Thursday, August 9, 2018 at Fisher-Titus Medical Center, after suffering a long period of poor health. She was born March 28, 1972, in Elyria, and was a 1991 graduate of Vermilion High School. In the past she...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Aug. 10 to Aug. 16, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Aug. 11, 2018.

August 14, 2018

Carolyn Buckholz (Bayless)

Carolyn Buckholz (Bayless)

Amherst, Ohio

Carolyn Buckholz (nee: Bayless), 80 years of age, and a resident of Lorain, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, August 7, 2018, at Amherst Manor, following a lengthy illness. She was born February 8, 1938 in Ribolt, Kentucky, and raised in Vanceburg,...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Aug. 11 to Aug. 14, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Aug. 12, 2018.

August 13, 2018

Maria Esther Castro

Maria Esther Castro

Lorain, Ohio

María Esther Castro, 78, of Lorain passed away at Autumn Aegis in Lorain on Saturday, August 4, 2018, following a lengthy illness. Maria was born September 29, 1939 to Marco Castro and Rafaela Rosario in Humacao, Puerto Rico. María came from Puerto Rico many years ago....

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

Robert L. "Bobby" Dixon

Robert L. "Bobby" Dixon

Lorain, Ohio

Robert "Bobby" L. Dixon, 73, of Lorain, passed away unexpectedly on August 7, 2018 at EMH Regional Medical Center. He was born May 20, 1945 and lived in Lorain most of his life. He served in the U.S. Army and retired from U.S. Steel. He was a member of the USW Local 1104 union...

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

Ann Genette Royal

Ann Genette Royal

Amherst, Ohio

Ann Genette Royal, 66 years of age, and a resident of Lorain, passed away Friday, August 3, 2018, at Evanston Regional Hospital, in Wyoming, following a sudden illness while on vacation. She was born October 21, 1951, in Lorain, Ohio. Ann was a lifetime resident of...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Aug. 9 to Aug. 13, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Aug. 10, 2018.

August 12, 2018

Robert E. Becker

Robert E. Becker

Lorain, Ohio

Robert E. Becker, 79 of Lorain, passed away Friday, August 10, 2018 in his home following a lengthy illness. He was born March 5, 1939 in Lorain to Emil and Frances (née Loose) Becker and was raised in Avon. Robert moved his family to Lorain in 1960. He graduated from...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Aug. 11 to Aug. 12, 2018.
Published in www.morningjournal.com on Aug. 12, 2018.

Laura Lee Berki (Zaroslinski)

Laura Lee Berki (Zaroslinski)

Amherst, Ohio

Laura Lee Berki (nee Zaroslinski), age 74, of Amherst, passed away Saturday, August 4, 2018 at Mercy New Life Hospice Center. She was born on April 8, 1944 in Lorain, Ohio to Joseph and Anna (nee Kokinda) Zaroslinski. As a young girl, Laura attended Nativity of the...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Aug. 6 to Aug. 12, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Aug. 7, 2018.

Mackenzie A. Lansberry

Mackenzie A. Lansberry

Avon, Ohio

Mackenzie A. Lansberry, age 12, entered into rest suddenly Wednesday August 8, 2018. She was born on December 28, 2005 in Westlake, Ohio. She loved softball, volleyball, riding her 4 wheeler, the trampoline, music, and spending time with her family and friends. Mackenzie...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Aug. 11 to Aug. 12, 2018.
Published in www.morningjournal.com on Aug. 12, 2018.

Christine R. Los (Pesek)

Christine R. Los (Pesek)

Lorain, Ohio

Christine R. Los (nee Pesek), age 49, and a longtime resident of Lorain, passed away Saturday, August 4, 2018, at Mt. Carmel St Ann's Hospital, Westerville, Ohio, after a short illness. Christine was born in Cleveland, August 21, 1968, to the late Vincent P. Pesek and Nancy...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Aug. 7 to Aug. 12, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Aug. 8, 2018.

Ruth Myrtle Murphy (Vick)

Ruth Myrtle Murphy (Vick)

Lorain, Ohio

Ruth Myrtle Murphy (nee: Vick), 95 of Bay Village, Ohio died early Thursday morning, August 9, 2018 in O'Neil Health Care, Bay Village. She was born to the late Myrtle Laura (nee: Nichols) (who died in 1982) and Elmer Noyes Vick (who died in 1983) in Lorain on January 10,...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Aug. 11 to Aug. 12, 2018.
Published in www.morningjournal.com on Aug. 12, 2018.

John Yashan

John Yashan

Amherst, Ohio

John Yashan, age 84, of Amherst, passed away July 21, 2018. He was born February 9, 1934 in Sheffield Village, Ohio. John graduated from Brookside High School, in 1953, where he was an excellent athlete. He was married to Donna (nee Enzor) for 61 years. He was a...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Aug. 6 to Aug. 12, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Aug. 7, 2018.

August 11, 2018

Thomas G. "Tombo" Bees

Thomas G. "Tombo" Bees

Avon Lake, Ohio

Thomas G. "Tombo" Bees, 79, of Avon Lake, formerly of Youngstown, passed away at home peacefully on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 surrounded by family. He was born July 20, 1939. Thomas was a graduate of St. Ursuline High School in Youngstown, OH. He worked for and retired...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Aug. 5 to Aug. 11, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Aug. 6, 2018.

Florence M. Ingersoll

Florence M. Ingersoll

Amherst, Ohio

Florence M. Ingersoll (nee: Shepherd), 105 years of age, and a resident of Lorain, passed away Thursday, August 2, 2018, at Anchor Lodge Nursing Home, following a long and full life. Florence was born May 28, 1913, in Elyria, where she lived for 35 years. She then moved...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Aug. 7 to Aug. 11, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Aug. 8, 2018.

Linda R. Johnson (Fitzpatric)

Linda R. Johnson (Fitzpatric)

Lorain, Ohio

Linda R. Johnson (nee Fitzpatric), 76, of Sheffield Lake, died Tuesday, August 7, 2018, at Lake Pointe Health Care, in Lorain, after a long illness. She was born September 15, 1941, in Millersburg, and had resided in Sheffield Lake since 1969, moving from Holmesville....

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Aug. 8 to Aug. 11, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Aug. 9, 2018.

Grace M. Jones (James)

Grace M. Jones (James)

Lorain, Ohio

Grace M. Jones (nee James), 92, of Lorain, Ohio passed away July 25, 2018, at St. John Medical Center in Avon. She was born March 19, 1926 in Mitchell, South Dakota. Before coming to Lorain, Grace lived in San Francisco, California and was employed in offices of the U.S....

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Aug. 8 to Aug. 11, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Aug. 9, 2018.

Kenneth Alan Kreeger

Kenneth Alan Kreeger

Elyria, Ohio

Kenneth Alan Kreeger, 68, of Grafton, passed away Thursday, August 2, 2018 at Ames Family Hospice in Westlake, following a lengthy illness. He was born September 11, 1949 in Amherst. Ken worked for Nordson Corp. and retired in 2008 as the Director of National Sales....

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Aug. 6 to Aug. 11, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Aug. 7, 2018.

Mary O. McDowell

Mary O. McDowell

Lorain, Ohio

Mary O. McDowell, 77, of Lorain, passed away unexpectedly on July 30, 2018, at Mercy Regional Medical Center. She was born March 1, 1941 in Ripley, Tennessee, and was a resident of Ohio for over 60 years. She was an Evangelist and a member of Body of Christ Church...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Aug. 9 to Aug. 11, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Aug. 10, 2018.

Viola Rahl (Jauch)

Viola Rahl (Jauch)

Amherst, Ohio

Viola Rahl (nee Jauch), age 99, passed away on Saturday, August 4, 2018 at Kemper House in Strongsville, Ohio. She was born in Cleveland, Ohio, on April 10, 1919, to Joseph and Julia (nee Kolenc) Jauch, and moved to Lorain in 1930. She was a graduate of Lorain High...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Aug. 7 to Aug. 11, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Aug. 8, 2018.

Vivian E. Rogers (Horwedel)

Vivian E. Rogers (Horwedel)

Avon Lake, Ohio

Vivian E. Rogers (nee Horwedel), 95, a lifelong resident of Avon Lake, passed away Monday, July 9, 2018, at Independence Village, Avon Lake. She was born November 19, 1922 in Lakewood, Ohio. Mrs. Rogers was a 1940 graduate of Avon Lake High School. She worked for...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Aug. 7 to Aug. 11, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Aug. 8, 2018.

William "Bill" Werner

William "Bill" Werner

Berlin Heights, Ohio

William "Bill" Werner, 77, of Berlin Heights, passed away on Tuesday, August 7, 2018, at Stein Hospice Care Center. He was born on August 18, 1940, in Norwalk, and has lived in Berlin Heights for most of his life. He was a 1958 graduate of Berlin Heights High School...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Aug. 8 to Aug. 11, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Aug. 9, 2018.

Loretta A. Wilson (Dempsey)

Loretta A. Wilson (Dempsey)

Vermilion, Ohio

Loretta A. Wilson (nee Dempsey), 71, of Vermilion, died Sunday, August 5, 2018, at her home after a lengthy illness. She was born March 6, 1947 in McKeesport, PA and had been a Vermilion resident for the past 60 years, moving from Homestead, PA. Loretta worked for...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Aug. 6 to Aug. 11, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Aug. 7, 2018.

August 10, 2018

Jeffrey D. Dobos

Jeffrey D. Dobos

Avon, Ohio

Jeffrey D. Dobos, 56, of Avon, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, August 9, 2018, surrounded by his beloved family. He was born on October 1, 1961 in Lorain, and was a 1980 graduate of Brookside High School. He was a dedicated employee of Columbia Gas Company for over 26...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Aug. 9 to Aug. 10, 2018.
Published in www.morningjournal.com on Aug. 10, 2018.

Barbara A. Ladegaard (Bommer)

Barbara A. Ladegaard (Bommer)

Avon, Ohio

Barbara A. Ladegaard (nee Bommer), age 81, entered into rest Sunday, August 5, 2018. She was born on November 26, 1936 in Lorain, Ohio and was a lifelong resident of Avon. She was employed as the secretary to the Treasurer of Avon Schools for over 16 years. ...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Aug. 6 to Aug. 10, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Aug. 7, 2018.

Virginia Lee Page (Wepplo)

Virginia Lee Page (Wepplo)

Lorain, Ohio

Virginia Lee Page (Wepplo), 88, of Lorain went home to Glory on August 2, 2018 at home, surrounded and enveloped in love. She was born March 28,1930 in Minneapolis, Minnesota and had lived in Lorain for approximately 68 years and considered Lorain, Ohio her home. ...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Aug. 6 to Aug. 10, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Aug. 7, 2018.

Terry L. Phillips

Terry L. Phillips

Lorain, Ohio

Terry L. Phillips, age 59, of Cincinnati, formerly of Vermilion, passed away on August 1, 2018, in Kentucky. Terry loved fishing/camping and spending time outdoors. He is survived by his daughter Amanda Phillips (Cincinnati); daughter Katelyn Phillips (Cincinnati); and...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Aug. 9 to Aug. 10, 2018.
Published in www.morningjournal.com on Aug. 10, 2018.

Victoria A. Rumpler (Miechur)

Victoria A. Rumpler (Miechur)

Amherst, Ohio

Victoria A. Rumpler (nee Miechur), age 95, a lifelong resident of Lorain, passed away on Tuesday, August 7, 2018, at Mercy New Life Hospice Center. She was born on September 4, 1922, in Lorain, Ohio, to Frank and Kunegunda (nee Dudziak) Miechur. She attended Lorain High...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Aug. 8 to Aug. 10, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Aug. 9, 2018.

Rosalyn Marie Santarelli

Rosalyn Marie Santarelli

Amherst, Ohio

Rosalyn "Roz" Marie Santarelli, 57 years of age, and a resident of Youngstown, passed away July 4, 2018, at her home. She was born November 17, 1960 in Michigan. Rosalyn was raised in Lorain. She had made her home in Orange Village in Trumble County for over thirty...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Aug. 6 to Aug. 10, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Aug. 7, 2018.

Joseph C. Trifiletti

Joseph C. Trifiletti

Lorain, Ohio

LORAIN - Joseph Carmelo Trifiletti, 90, passed away on Wednesday, August 08, 2018 at Mercy New Life Hospice Center in Lorain, OH. He was born in Lorain, OH on October 15, 1927 and he graduated from Lorain High School, Class of 1945-B. Following graduation, Joseph served...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Aug. 9 to Aug. 10, 2018.
Published in www.morningjournal.com on Aug. 10, 2018.

August 9, 2018

Edwin Bermudez

Edwin Bermudez

Amherst, Ohio

Edwin Bermudez, age 58, of Florida, but formerly of Lorain, passed away on July 5, 2018, in Florida. He is survived by his siblings, Carmen Torres, Maria (Ben) Castro, Rosie (Tony) Tinsley, Lydia (Jose) Maissonet, Sonia (Dave) Emmons, Felicita Rice, Ruby (Mike) Ramsey,...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Aug. 2 to Aug. 9, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Aug. 3, 2018.

Christine J. Dean

Christine J. Dean

Lorain, Ohio

Christine J. Dean, 57, of Vermilion, gained her angel wings Saturday, July 28, 2018. She was born March 30, 1961 in Whittier, CA. She enjoyed crafting, camping, fishing, baking, spending time with her grandchildren and her dog, Lexi. She is survived by her...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Aug. 2 to Aug. 9, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Aug. 3, 2018.

Ernest E. "Ernie" Johnson Sr.

Ernest E. "Ernie" Johnson Sr.

Lorain, Ohio

Ernest E. Johnson, Sr., "Ernie," age 78, and a 60-year resident of Lorain, passed away Sunday, August 5, 2018 at his residence, surrounded by his loving family. Ernie was born July 22, 1940, in Jackhorn, Kentucky, to the late Morgan and Baby Johnson. He was retired...

Published on www.morningjournal.com from Aug. 6 to Aug. 9, 2018.
Published in The Morning Journal on Aug. 7, 2018.
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