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Christopher E. Cowie

October 7, 1950 December 23, 2019
Christopher E. Cowie
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Christopher E. Cowie, 69, of Grafton passed away Monday, December 23, 2019 at Ames Family Hospice House in Westlake following a lengthy illness. He was born October 7, 1950 in Lorain and was a 1968 graduate of Lorain High School. Christopher was a millwright at U.S. Steel for 34 years. He also owned a Charter Fishing Business with his twin brother Craig and good friend Jack Watling for 18 years. He was a member of Erie Game Club in Sullivan . He was an avid bowler, enjoyed gardening , golfing , was a track star for Lorain High School and was inducted into the Lorain Sports Hall of Fame this past May.Survivors include his wife of 25 years Linda (nee Keane); daughters Laura (Tim) Burton of Cleveland, Victoria (Scott) Bates of Howard, OH.; sons Chris J. (Sanna) of Sault Ste. Marie, MI., Daniel (Dawn Marie) Kopronica of Elyria; 16 grandchildren; Identical twin brother Craig (Deborah) of Claypool, IN. He was preceded in death by his parents James and Laura Cowie (nee Eddy). Family will receive friends 10AM until time of Celebration of Life at 11 AM Saturday, January 18, 2020 at LaPorte UMC 2071 Grafton Rd. Elyria, OH. 44035. Pastor Luigi Perez will officiate. Burial Private. In Lieu of flowers family suggests those who wish may make donations to Hospice of the Western Reserve 300 E. 185th Street Cleveland, OH. 44119 or to LaPorte UMC. Arrangements were entrusted to the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elyria, 440-322-4626. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

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10:00 AM 1/18/2020 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 1/18/2020 11:00:00 AM
LaPorte UMC

2071 Grafton Rd.
Elyria, OH 44035

Celebration of Life 11:00 AM Saturday, January 18, 2020 at the Church

LaPorte UMC
2071 Grafton Rd. Elyria 44035 OH
United States

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Hospice of the Western Reserve 300 East 185th St. Cleveland, OH. 44119

LaPorte UMC 2071 Grafton Rd. Elyria, Ohio 44035

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