Current Services and Obituaries for Riddle Funeral Home

Please click on the persons name to view a full obituary and to make and to leave a message of condolence.

Search Obituaries
First NameLast Name
Minnie Margerete Shipman - July 27, 2017

Minnie Margarete Shipman (nee Lundy), 88, of Vermilion, passed away Thursday, July 27, 2017 at Kingston of Vermilion after a brief illness. Minnie was born June 30, 1929 in Weedville, PA and had been a Vermilion resident since 1958 moving to Calodonia, PA for 19 years before moving back to Vermilion. Before becoming a resident at Kingston of Vermilion, Minnie volunteered for several events at the nursing home. During WWII, she worked at...

More......
Donald Thrash - July 24, 2017

Donald Thrash, 74, of Vermilion, died Monday, July 24, 2017 at Lake Pointe Health Center after a lengthy illness. He was born January 3, 1943 in Union, MS, and had been a Vermilion resident for the past 45 years moving from Lorain. He was a veteran of the US Army. Donald worked for Ford Motor Co., Lorain in the body shop for 30 years retiring in 1996. He had also owned a Sunoco Gas and Service Station in Lorain from 1965-1970. In...

More......
Anna "Betty" Martin - July 23, 2017

Anna "Betty" Martin (nee Stuart), 98, of Vermilion, died Sunday, July 23, 2017 at Kingston of Vermilion after a lengthy illness. Anna was born January 3, 1919 in Clydebank, Scotland and had been a Vermilion resident for the past 61 years moving from Scotland. She had served in the Women's Army with the Forestry Commission during WWII. She enjoyed golfing, traveling, gardening, and the most important thing in her life was her family. ...

More......
Gregory A. Clark - July 22, 2017

Gregory A. Clark, 54, of Vermilion, died Saturday, July 22, 2017 at his home after a lengthy illness.   He was born October 1, 1962 in Little Rock, AR, and had been a Vermilion resident for the past 27 years after living in Hawaii and California.   Greg was a veteran of the US Navy and worked as a self-employed auto mechanic.   Greg was known for his one of a kind sense of humor and enjoyed working on cars.   He is survived by...

More......
Virginia Marie VanBergen - July 19, 2017

Virginia Marie VanBergen (nee Pojman), 70, of Vermilion, died Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at Mercy New Life Hospice. Virginia was born February 12, 1947 in Parma and had been a 17 year resident of Vermilion moving from Westlake. She was an elementary school teacher in Mt. Healthy, OH, prior to raising her children . She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church and enjoyed golfing, fishing and being a grandmother. Ginny is...

More......
Joseph James "Jamie" Lacinak, III - July 15, 2017

Joseph James "Jamie" Lacinak III, 39, of Elyria, passed away Saturday, July 15, 2017. Jamie was born July 16, 1977 in Oberlin, OH and was raised in Vermilion. He attended Vermilion city schools and was employed as a chef for many years. He enjoyed creative cooking, weight lifting, collecting sports memorabilia, and he excelled in baseball. He is survived by his mother, JoAnn Lacinak of Elyria; father, Joseph James (Barbara)...

More......
Gail William Straight - July 14, 2017

Gail William Straight, 94, of Norwalk, OH, went home to be with his loved ones and the Lord on Friday, July 14, 2017. Gail was born April 17, 1923 in Wadestown, W.Va, son of the late William and Lillie Straight . He retired as a Pump Engineer for Sun Pipe Line of Toledo, OH. Prior to his employment at Sun Pipe Line he was a truck driver for Fahey Pipe Line of W.V. He was a faithful member of the New London Church of Christ. ...

More......
Diane Bailey Chesnut - July 12, 2017

Diane L. Chesnut (nee Bailey), 81, of Vermilion, died suddenly Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at Cleveland Clinic due to an infection from a surgery. She was born April 22, 1936 in Lorain, Ohio and had been a life time Vermilion resident. Diane graduated from Vermilion High School, class of 1953 where she met her high school sweetheart and husband of 61 years, the late Don Chesnut. She also graduated from Oberlin School of Commerce in 1955....

More......
Patricia B Masten - July 11, 2017

Patricia Bernice Masten (nee Freeman), 71, of Vermilion, died Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at Stein Hospice after a lengthy illness. She was born December 5, 1945 in Union City, TN and had been a Vermilion resident for the past 59 years. Patricia graduated from Vermilion High School in 1963 and worked for Lakewood Steel doing inside sales for 15 years. She had also worked as the manager at Toot-N-Scoot Gas Station and the Clark Gas Station in...

More......
Thomas John William Mills - July 10, 2017

Thomas John-William Mills, 39, of North Ridgeville, died Monday, July 10, 2017 at MetroHealth Medical Center after a sudden illness. Thomas was born Nov. 23, 1977 in Lorain. Tom was raised in Vermilion, had been a North Ridgeville resident for the past 3 years moving from Berea. He was a veteran of the United States Navy. Tom worked for Heidtman Steel as a Quality Representative for 5 years and had worked for Ken-Mac Metal,...

More......
Maurice "Maury" Bowen - July 7, 2017

Maurice "Maury" Bowen, 86, of Upper Sandusky, died Friday, July 7, 2017 at Wyandot Memorial Hospital, Upper Sandusky after a lengthy illness. Maurice was born December 19, 1930 in Upper Sandusky where he resided for the past 2 years moving from Vermilion where he lived for over 40 years. He was a veteran of the United States Army Air Force. Maurice had owned and operated Oberlin Mill Lumber Yard and had also owned a trucking company. ...

More......
Sandra A. Larges - July 6, 2017

Sandra A. Larges (nee James), 67, of Birmingham, died Thursday, July 6, 2017 at Mercy New Life Hospice after a lengthy illness. She was born August 30, 1949 in Saginaw, MI and had been a Birmingham resident for the past 32 years moving from Vermilion. Sandra was a member of the American Legion #397, life member of Amvets Post #22, Wakeman Eagles, and the Lorain Women's Bowling Association. She enjoyed camping, bowling, fishing, playing...

More......
Clara Mae Anderson - July 4, 2017

Clara Mae Anderson (nee Thornton), 84 of Goshen, KY died Tuesday July 4,2017 at Norton Brownsboro Hospital after a lengthy illness. She was born March 14, 1933 in Dunn, NC and had been a Goshen, KY resident since 1998, moving from Vermilion, OH where she had resided for 38 years. Clara worked as the manager for South Shore Shopping Center and Southbay Town Homes in Vermilion for 20 years. She enjoyed playing Bingo, bowling, travel, was...

More......
Peggy Culpepper - July 3, 2017

Peggy Culpepper (nee Roof ), 82, of Vermilion, died Monday, July 3, 2017 at her home after a short illness. She was born August 29, 1934 in Hamilton, OH and had been a Vermilion resident for the past 53 years moving from Texas. Peggy worked for Ford Motor Co. in the cafeteria and then on the assembly line for 15 years. She then worked in the bakery at Geyer's and for Lane Bryant. She was a member of Lakeview Baptist Church,...

More......
Delores E. Busser - July 1, 2017

Delores Busser (nee Sugaski) 87, passed away Saturday July 1, 2017 at Kingston of Vermilion Nursing Home following a lengthy illness. Delores was born on June 21, 1930 in Lorain, OH and grew up in Wellington and lived in Lorain, South Amherst, and Vermilion. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Vermilion and attended the Cleveland Academy of cosmetology. She also worked alongside her husband Bernard for many years that owned and...

More......
John C Dunn - June 23, 2017

John C. Dunn, 88, formerly of Lorain, died Friday, June 23, 2017 at South Point Hospital after a short illness. He was born February 25, 1929 in Oberlin, and had been a Twinsburg resident for the past year. Prior to moving to Twinsburg, he had been a Vermilion resident for 8 years, moving from Lorain (one of the first families of Lorain County) where he had resided for 50 years. John graduated from Oberlin High School in 1947. He then...

More......
Kathleen Gardner - June 23, 2017

Kathleen Gardner (nee Lougeay), 73, of Vermilion, died unexpectedly, Friday, June 23, 2017 at her home. Kathleen was born March 20, 1944 in Niagara Falls, NY, and had been a Vermilion resident for the past 44 years. She worked as a customer service representative for Leimbach Insurance that became Somers Insurance, Vermilion. She had also worked for Dr. Ruh, Vermilion. Kathleen enjoyed knitting, reading, sewing, and collecting. ...

More......
Catherine R Crowell - June 22, 2017

Catherine R. Crowell (nee Ray), 83, of Vermilion, died Thursday, June 22, 2017 at Stein Hospice after a short illness. Cathy was born December 9, 1933 in Danville, Virginia and had spent most of her life in Vermilion and a short time also in the Denver, CO area. She was a member of Lakeview Baptist Church, Vermilion, Open Door Church, and the Grace Church, Denver, CO. She enjoyed bible study, adult coloring books, writing poetry,...

More......
James Big Jim Freeman - June 22, 2017

James "Big Jim" Freeman, 82, of Vermilion, died Thursday, June 22, 2017 at Mercy New Life Hospice after a 6 weeks illness. Jim was born June 29, 1934 in Key, Ohio. He had been a Vermilion resident since 1974 moving from Livonia, MI. He was a veteran of the United States Army. Jim worked for Ashland Chemical Company in Livonia Michigan, Chemical Recovery Systems of Elyria and retired from the company he founded, Freeman...

More......
Myrtle McGlothlin - June 22, 2017

Myrtle McGlothlin (nee Deel), 85, of Vermilion, died Thursday, June 22, 2017 at Elmcroft of Lorain after a lengthy illness. She was born December 6, 1931 in Grundy, Virginia and had been a Vermilion resident for the past 56 years. Myrtle had worked as a manager for Lawson Milk Co. for 8 years. She had attended Little Edna Baptist Church, Lorain and had bowled on the Vermilion Women's Bowling League in her younger years. She...

More......
Page 2 of 99
1234567

login | family login