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Thelma Pauline Grisel - October 16, 2016

Thelma Pauline Grisel (nee Schieferstein), 97, of Vermilion, went to be with the Lord, Sunday, October 16, 2016 at University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center after a brief illness. She was born December 25, 1918 in Amherst township to Carl and Martha (nee Strauss) Schieferstein. Thelma moved to Vermilion in 1946 after marrying John N Grisel. They were happily married for 57 years, until John's death on April 27, 2004. Thelma graduated...

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Kathryn Burkey - October 12, 2016

Kathryn Burkey (nee Lothridge), 65, of Vermilion, died Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at Mercy Regional Medical Center. She was born May 5, 1951 in Lorain, and had been a life long Vermilion resident. She had attended Broadway Assembly Church, Lorain and enjoyed BINGO, bowling, fishing, boating, hunting, camping and supporting the veterans. She is survived by her sons, David Burkey and Chris (Dusty) Burkey both of Vermilion,...

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Mabel Streat - October 12, 2016

Mabel Streat (nee Young), 97, of Vermilion, died Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at Amherst Manor Retirement Community after a lengthy illness. She was born December 26, 1918 in Lorain and had been a Vermilion resident for the past 34 years moving from Alexandria, VA where she had lived for 44 years. Mabel owned and operated MaFran Beauty Salon in Alexandria, VA for 44 years. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, Vermilion...

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Michael J King - October 8, 2016

Michael J. King, 77, of Vermilion, died Saturday, October 8, 2016 at Kingston of Vermilion after a lengthy illness. He was born December 10, 1938 in Cleveland,and had been a Vermilion resident for the past 40 years moving from Cincinnati. Michael worked as a machine repairman for Bruning for 17 years. He then worked as a general contractor for 30 years. After retirement, he continue to work for Broehl & Apple Electric delivering parts. ...

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David Charles Arnold - October 7, 2016

David Charles Arnold, 73, of Vermilion, passed away Friday, October 7, 2016 at his home after a lengthy illness. He was born January 18, 1943 in Dayton, OH, and had been a Vermilion resident since 1992 moving from Rocky River. David worked as a 7-12th grade vocational teacher for Willoughby-Eastlake Schools for 33 years retiring in 1999, followed by several years in Gander Mountain's firearms dept. He could fix, repair or renew...

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Cynthia "Cindy" Lawson - October 5, 2016

Cynthia "Cindy" Lawson (nee Mingl), 63, of Vermilion, died Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at her home. She was born July 22, 1953 in Los Angeles , CA and had been a Vermilion resident for the past 11 years moving from Camarillo, CA. Cindy was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Vermilion where she worked. She enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles, watching the wildlife, spending time with her cats, watching scary movies, and visiting with...

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Harold L Brown - October 4, 2016

Harold L. Brown, 69, of Vermilion, passed away Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at his home after a brief illness Harold was born November 14, 1946 and had been a Vermilion resident for the past 17 years. He was a supervisor for B & B Distributors for 9 years. He enjoyed computers, sprint car racing, and NASCAR. He is survived by his wife, Gwen Brown (nee Farley); daughters: Autumn Farley and April (Michael) Dusky; sons, Tim (Angie) and...

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Leon F. Wright , Jr, - October 3, 2016

Leon F. Wright, Jr, 48, of Lorain, died Monday, October 3, 2016 at his home. He was born October 13, 1967 in Lorain. Leon spent most of his life living in Lorain, but enjoyed the 6 years he spent living in Colorado. Leon was a veteran of the US Navy and worked as a lead operator for Tubo Scope in Lorain and Pueblo, CO. He enjoyed watching t.v., talking on the phone, and social events. He is survived by his parents, Leon and Wanda ...

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Joseph Villa - October 1, 2016

Joseph Villa, 92, died Saturday, October 1, 2016 at his home after a lengthy illness. He was born January 1, 1924 in Saxton, PA, and had been a Lorain resident for the past 46 years moving from Vermilion. He was a veteran of the US Army serving with the 358th and 371st Combat Engineers in Normandy, Rhineland, Ardennes, and central Europe during WWII. He received the D Day WWII Medal, WWII Victory Medal, Victory in Europe Medal, WWII...

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Patrick Boardman - September 29, 2016

Patrick Boardman, 67, of Vermilion, passed away Thursday, September 29, 2016 at his home. He was born June 12, 1949 in Syracuse, NY, and had been a Vermilion resident for the past 5 years moving from Huron. Pat had worked for TransTec as a warehouse and transportation manager. He was a member of the VFW Post #7576 in Vermilion, American Veteran-AMVETS in Sandusky, Fraternal Order of Eagles in Huron, American Legion Post # 397 in...

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Jean Clara Wright - September 28, 2016

Jean Clara Wright (nee Caldwell), 73, of Vermilion, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family, on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 after a brief illness. Jean was born May 24, 1943 in Lorain, Ohio. She had been a Vermilion resident for the past 46 years, moving from Lorain. She was known for her never ending love for her family. Her home was always filled with family and friends, with plenty of amazing food she...

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Ronald G. Barry - September 26, 2016

Ronald G. Barry, 64, of Wakeman, died Monday, September 26, 2016 at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, Toledo after a sudden illness. He was born August 30, 1952 in Bellevue and had been a Wakeman resident for the past 31 years moving from Amherst. Ronald worked as a tool and die maker for Ford Motor Co. both in Lorain and Avon for 45 years. He spent 22 years working the line and the past 23 years in maintenance. Ronald enjoyed flying...

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Dorothy G Sechel - September 25, 2016

Dorothy Grace Sechel (nee Popa), age 91, passed away peacefully on September 25, 2016 at Kingston of Vermilion. She was born December 1, 1924 in Akron, Ohio. Dorothy made her home in the Amherst, Sheffield Lake, and Lorain area since the early 1950's, moving to Vermilion in 2011. She was a member of the Lorain Lighthouse United Methodist Church. She enjoyed boating, beaching, cruising, all things water related, and traveling extensively in...

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John A Markworth - September 22, 2016

John A. Markworth, 78, of Vermilion, died Thursday, September 22, 2016 at Mercy New Life Hospice after a short illness. John was born in 1938 in Cleveland, OH and had been a Vermilion resident for the past 54 years moving from Birmingham. He graduated from Firelands High School class of 1956 and Ashland College receiving his Bachelors of Science in Science and Mathematics. He later earned a Masters in School Administration from Akron. ...

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Dorothy E Walker - September 22, 2016

Dorothy E. Walker (nee Hamman), 94, of Vermilion, passed away Thursday, September 22, 2016 at Kingston of Vermilion after a lengthy illness. Dorothy was born October 10, 1921 in Lorain, OH and had spent her life in Lorain and Vermilion. She graduated from Vermilion High School. She worked as a bookkeeper for Walker Brother's Inc., and Lucy Idol Center since its beginning. During World War II, she worked for the War Dept. She was a...

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David "Dave" Folkens - September 13, 2016

David "Dave" Folkens, 74, of Vermilion, died Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at the Seneca House, Tiffin after a lengthy illness. He was born December 1, 1941 in Canonsburg, PA and had been a Vermilion resident for the past 50 years moving from PA. He served in the Air National Guard and worked as a supervisor for Ford Motor Co., Lorain, for 30 years retiring in 1995. He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church. He was also a...

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Carol Evelyn Peters - September 13, 2016

Carol Evelyn Peters (nee Enz), 73, of Vermilion, passed Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at Mercy Regional Medical Center after a lengthy illness. Carol was born October 17, 1942 in Cleveland, OH. She had been a Vermilion resident for the past 40 years. She graduated from Marion L. Steele and held various payroll and accounting positions. She enjoyed gardening, shopping, talking on the phone to friends and family, watching Nascar...

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Keith F. Pavlich II - September 11, 2016

Keith F. Pavlich II, 41, of Vermilion, died Sunday, September 11, 2016 as a result of a motorcycle accident. Keith was born May 9, 1975 in Nashville, TN, but had been a Vermilion resident most of his life. . Keith was a truck driver for E.C.I. Trucking in Grafton. He enjoyed riding motor cycles, racing cars, playing the drums and spending time with his sons. He is survived by his parents, Keith F. and Georgia (nee...

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Robert "Bob" Ivey - September 10, 2016

Robert "Bob" Ivey, 91, of Vermilion, died Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Southwest General Hospital, Cleveland after a lengthy illness. Robert was born August 31, 1925 in Cleveland and had vacationed in Vermilion for over 35 years. He made Vermilion his home for 21 years moving from Parma. . He was a veteran of the United States Navy serving during World War II as an Aviation Machinist Mate. Robert worked as the plant...

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Norma Jean Riley - September 9, 2016

Norma Jean Riley (nee Black), 70, of Vermilion, passed away Friday, September 9, 2016 at New Life Hospice after a lengthy illness. She was born January 26, 1946 in Lorain and had been a life long Vermilion resident. Norma worked for Vermilion City Schools as a school bus driver for 20 years. She enjoyed painting with oils and acrylics, being outside, tending to her flower beds, and loved spending time with her beloved grandchildren...

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