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Heather M. Ray

Feb. 3, 1975 - Sept. 3, 2013

Heather M. Ray, 38, of Vermilion passed away Tuesday September 3, 2013 following a long illness. She was born February 3, 1975 in Toledo and was a lifelong Elyria area resident. Survivors include her mother, Janet Shirkey of Vermilion ; brother, James (Satania) Hoover of Vermilion; nephew, James Hoover Jr.. She was preceded in death by her father, Donald R. "Tiny" Ray Jr. in 1998, and grandparents, Jim and Mary Heath and Donald Sr. and Lois Ray. All services will be private. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elyria 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd., Elyria. Memorial contributions can be made to the family in care of the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed at 

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  • Vernetta "Netta" Poston
    Sep. 6, 2013

    Heather was the strongest woman I know. I've known her for over 9 years and she was the closest friend I've ever had. Her passing is a great loss, we have truly lost an angel here on earth. My heart goes out to her family.


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