Lillian M. Metera
ELYRIA – Lillian M. Metera (nee Harrell) 88, of Elyria passed away Sunday July 27, 2014 at Center Ridge Nursing Home of North Ridgeville following a long illness. She was born September 28, 1925 in Lorain.
Lillian was a 1943 graduate of Lorain High School. She worked for Lorain County Community College for 16 years as a switchboard operator. Lillian was a member of the United Polish Club Auxillary and her other interests include Sewing, crocheting, cooking, playing bingo and she never missed a little league game.
Survivors include her sons Richard, and Robin (Sharon) both of Elyria, grandchildren Kimberly, Mike (Renee), and Chelsea, great-grandchildren Zoe, Seth and Madisen and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband John in 1993, her parents Robert Sr. and Mary (nee Svetlewski), sisters Julia Sito, Marlene Kilmer, and Rita Smigel, brothers Walter, Henry, Carl, Chester and Robert Caszmir Jr.
Family will receive friends at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at St. Rt. 57), Elyria 440-322-4626 Friday August 1, 2014 from 9AM until time of prayers at 10:30AM in the funeral home, followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 11AM at St. Mary Church 320 Middle Avenue, Elyria. Rev. Fr. Charles Diedrick will be the Celebrant. Burial will be in St. Marys Cemetery, Elyria.
In lieu of flowers family suggests those who wish may make donations to New Life Hospice 3500 Kilbe Rd. Lorain, Ohio 44053.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.laubenthalmercado.com