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Ralph R. Bard - October 16, 2014

Ralph R. Bard, 90, formerly of Vermilion, died Thursday, October 16, 2014 at Autumn Aegis Nursing Home after a short illness. He was born February 26, 1924 in New Philadelphia, OH, and had been a Vermilion resident since 1946 moving to Huron in 2004. Ralph worked for Lithonia Down Lighting as a paint sprayer for 40 years retiring in 1989. He was a member of the Vermilion United Church of Christ Congregational. Ralph was also a...

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William "Bill" Michael Summers - October 14, 2014

William M. Summers (Bill) passed away peacefully on October 14th, 2014 at age 91. Bill was a devoted husband to two great women, both deceased, Joyce Heath for 40 years and Rita McGee Howley for 20 years. He was a loving brother to his sister Anne S. Knight, the proud father and step father of Judy Summers Fox (Leslie), Michael P. Summers (Wendy), Rebecca Summers (deceased), Robert Howley (Nancy), David Howley (Danielle), Suzanne Howley...

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David Nicholas "Nick" Whyde - October 9, 2014

David Nicholas Whyde, 39, of Vermilion, died peacefully Thursday, October 9, 2014 at his home. Nick was born March 18, 1975 in Milan and had been a Vermilion resident for the past 5 years. He graduated from Edison High School in 1993 then preceded to Bowling Green State University where he earned his bachelors degree. Nick enjoyed his long career with Barnes Nursery as a respected foreman. The most important part of Nick Whyde's...

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Veronica "Ronnie" Will - October 9, 2014

Veronica "Ronnie" Will (nee Antolich), 90, of Vermilion, was called home, Thursday, October 9, 2014 at Mill Manor Nursing Home, Vermilion. She was born November 14, 1923 in Walhonding, OH, and had been a long time Vermilion resident. Veronica retired form Western Automatic (Moen). She loved to play UNO and Rummikub with family members. The family is happy that she and her husband are reunited and back to their favorite activity,...

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Carol Ann Moyer - October 6, 2014

Carol Ann Moyer (nee Sargent), 75, of Vermilion, died Monday, October 6, 2014 at Ames Family Hospice House, Westlake after a lengthy illness. Carol was born February 1, 1939 in Akron, and had been a Vermilion resident for the past 27 years moving from Cleveland. She worked for National Associates, Inc as an actuary starting in 1986. Carol was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Vermilion and enjoyed knitting. She is survived...

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Melvin D Griffaw - October 2, 2014

Melvin Dale Griffaw, 73, of Vermilion, died Thursday, October 2, 2014 at New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph after a lengthy illness. Melvin was born January 12, 1941 in Morley, MO and moved to Sandusky when he was 7 years old. He has been a Vermilion resident since 1962. He worked for the Ford Automotive Plant, Lorain as a relief man for 30 years, retiring in 1990. He was a member of the UAW #425 and a social member of...

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Robert "Bobby" Mey - October 1, 2014

Robert "Bobby" Eugene Mey, Jr, 55, of Vermilion, passed away Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph after a long battle with cancer. Robert was born March 23, 1959 in Ashland, OH, to Robert E. Sr. and Patricia I. (nee Rogers) Mey. Robert was a life long resident of Vermilion and a graduate of Vermilion High School. Bob was a beloved brother, husband, father, grandfather, uncle, and friend. Robert and his...

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Glenn R. Fulper, Jr. - September 26, 2014

Glenn R. Fulper Jr., 76, of Vermilion, died Friday, September 26, 2014 at Mercy Regional Medical Center after a lengthy illness. Glenn was born February 12, 1938 in Lorain, and had been a life long Vermilion resident. He was a veteran of the US Army Reserve serving from 1956-1966. Glenn started working at his fathers gas station when he was 10 years old, later expanding the business into Fulper's Auto Parts, Inc. where he worked for 57...

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Sarann Shields Schnitzler Snyder - September 24, 2014

Sarann Shields Schnitzler Snyder, 76, completed her life's journey at her home on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 in Ft Myers, Florida, while under the care of Hope Hospice after a 2 month illness. Sara was born on Feb. 12, 1938, in Amherst, to late Earl F. and Ileta Blanche (nee McFadden) Shields. She attended Clearview High School and worked as Licensed Nursing Home Administrator for 15 years for Shields Nursing Clinic in Lorain and for...

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Susan Lynne Peters - September 15, 2014

Susan Lynne Peters (nee Jakubec ), 71, of Vermilion, died Monday, September 15, 2014 at New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph, Lorain, after a 7 month illness. Susan was born October 28, 1942 in Lorain. She had been a Vermilion resident for the past 10 years moving from Lorain. Susan had worked as a Coil Winder for Lorain Products and enjoyed cross stitch, animals, gardening and the outdoors. She is survived by her...

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Betty May Harden - September 6, 2014

Betty May Harden (nee Normando), 93, of N. Canton, formerly of Wakeman, died Saturday, September 6, 2014 at St. Luke Lutheran Community after a lengthy illness. Betty was born November 20, 1920 in Axtel, OH and had been a North Canton resident for the past 11years moving from Wakeman and Birmingham. Betty had worked as a secretary for Milad Oldsmobile, Amherst, Fireland's School District, and General Motors, Elyria. She...

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Ralph Edwin Smith - September 3, 2014

Ralph Edwin Smith, age 98, of Vermilion, Ohio passed away on September 3, 2014 of natural causes. He was born in Geneva, Ohio on September 6, 1915 to parents Jake and Laura Smith. He graduated from AshtabulaHigh School and married Mae Alice Evans. Ralph Smith worked as a sawyer and by the age of 18 managed his own crew. He later developed and ran his own woodworking company, Smith Handle & Manufacturing. He led a full and active life,...

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George E. Harris, Jr. - August 22, 2014

George E. Harris Jr., 81, of Vermilion, died Friday, August 22, 2014 at Kingston Residence of Vermilion after a short illness. George was born September 12, 1932 in Lorain and had been a life long Vermilion resident. He was a veteran of the US Army serving during the Korean War. George worked for 25 years for Oberlin College in Mail Services retiring in 2007 . He was a 50 year member of the American Legion Post #397, a member of ...

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Henry "Hank" Fischer - August 15, 2014

Henry "Hank" Fischer, 100, of Vermilion, died Friday, August 15, 2014 at his son's home. Henry was born November 1, 1913 in Florence, OH and had been a life long Vermilion resident. He was a veteran of the United States Coast Guard serving during WWII. Henry had an accounting degree from Spencerian College in Cleveland. He worked as a diesel mechanic where he was shift supervisor for Warner-Swasey, Cleveland,. He also worked for the...

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Howard H Watson - August 15, 2014

Howard H. Watson, 87, of Vermilion, died Friday, August 15, 2014 at Mercy Regional Medical Center after a short illness. Howard was born September 19, 1926 in New Madre, MO and had been a Vermilion resident for the past 11 years moving from Elyria. He was a veteran of the United States Army earning two Bronze Stars, the Good Conduct Medal, and the WWII Victory Medal. Howard worked for Norfolk and Southern as a general yard master for...

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Thomas Adam Judy - August 12, 2014

Thomas Adam Judy, 88, of Vermilion, died Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at the Ohio Veterans Home, Sandusky where he had been a resident for the past year. Thomas was born September 3, 1925 in Dover, OH and had been a Vermilion resident since 1986 moving from Rocky River. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps serving in the Pacific Theater during World War II. Thomas was in the first landings at the Battles of Peleliu and Okinawa...

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Albert "Jim" Hart - August 10, 2014

Albert "Jim" Henry Hart Jr., 94, of Vermilion, died Sunday, August 10, 2014 at his home after a lengthy illness. Jim was born April 4, 1920 in Vermilion, where he had been a life long resident. He graduated with the class of 1938 from South Street School and in 1942 he graduated from the University of Michigan's College of Pharmacy. Jim was drafted in 1944 to serve our country as a pharmacist mate in the Navy during World War II. ...

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Darcie Jean Wayman - August 10, 2014

Darcie Jean Wayman (nee Walder), 39, of Vermilion, died Sunday, August 10, 2014 at her home after a sudden illness. She was born September 30, 1974 in Ashland, Ohio and had been a life long Vermilion area resident. Darcie had worked as a school bus driver for Firelands Schools and was also a care giver for Murray Ridge. She was currently attending school to become a physical therapist. Darcie was a motorcycle enthusiast and loved...

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Hubert Hobson - August 3, 2014

Hubert Hobson, 75, of Vermilion, died Sunday, August 3, 2014 at Oak Hills Nursing Center after a lengthy illness. Hubert was born March 18, 1939 in Pikeville, KY and had been a Vermilion resident for the past 26 years moving from KY. He enjoyed being a volunteer Fire Fighter with the Pikeville Fire Department and also helping the Vermilion Police Department. He was a member of Lakeview Baptist Church, Vermilion. Hubert enjoyed biking...

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Angela Renee Williams - July 28, 2014

Angela Renee Williams (nee Snipes), 51, of Birmingham, died Monday, July 28, 2014 at Mercy Allen Memorial Hospital after a sudden illness. Angela was born October 12, 1962 in Hampton, VA and had been a Birmingham resident for the past 5 years. She enjoyed collecting miniature bells and gardening. She is survived by her companion of 8 years, Ralph Gerhardinger of Birmingham, father, Thurman Snipes of Lorain; son, Quinton Snipes of...

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