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Consuelo Everhart Puffer

April 21, 1934 February 14, 2019
Consuelo Everhart Puffer
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Consuelo Everhart Puffer (nee Fernandez), 84, of Elyria passed away Thursday, February 14, 2019 at her residence following a brief illness. She was born April 21, 1934 in Canton, Ohio and was a graduate of Timken Vocational High School. Consuelo was an L.D. telephone operator, cashier, supervisor, schedule clerk working for Ohio Bell Telephone Co. Canton as a Long Distance Operator and cashier from 1952-1954, Ohio Bell Telephone Co. Columbus as a Long Distance Operator and supervisor from 1954-1957, Ohio Bell Telephone Co. Akron as a Long Distance Operator and Schedule Clerk from 1957-1959, Vera’s Sew’n’Sew in Elyria as a sewing instructor, sales displays, style shows from 1975-1981, Higbee’s fine jewelry sales from 1981-1988 and Jeff Sachs Auto Mall in Frankfort,KY. as a cashier and Human Resource Manager from 1988-1997., she also managed a household, raised 3 children, served on many social committees as a member and in various offices. She helped raise money for various associations. Sewing instructor, sales, sales displays, assisted in organizing and participated in style shows, organized training program for instructors and participated in organizing sewing classes. Spending time with her family and friends was her favorite way to spend her time, especially cooking for them. She was a member of Spring Valley Country Club in Elyria, Frankfort Country Club in Frankfort, KY. Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Elyria, Welcome Wagon in Elyria and Frankfort.. Survivors include her daughter Karen C. (Greg) Hull of Elyria; son James R. (Colleen) Everhart of Elyria; step-daughters Sybil Swanson ( David Niskey) of Elyria, Yvonne (Jim) Hutchson of Amherst; grandchildren Kristen (Craig) Petersen, Karla (Scott) Wood, Keith (Hannah) Everhart, Brian, MacKenzie (Shayla Kopcho), and Alexander Hull, Philip Thompson &Anne Marie Jezewski, Cory Thompson & Tina Hayslett, Alan & Stephanie (Smith) Thompson , Fred & Denise (Rusinko) Swanson and Amanda Swanson; great-grandchildren Camden and Claire Petersen, Skylar and Everly Wood, Lillian Thompson, Tamia Henry, Phillip& Jacob Thompson, Aaliyah & Cyrus Smith, & Sybil Swanson; brother and sister-in-law John & Armonia Fernandez; She was preceded in death by her husbands Robert Everhart and Phillip Puffer.; parents Juan and Consuelo Fernandez; son Ronald ; grandson Brandon Hull; brother and sister- in-lawJoseph & Eileen Fernandez. Family will receive friends 4-7 PM Friday, February 22, 2019 at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at St. Rt. 57), Elyria 440-322-4626, where funeral services will be held 11 AM Saturday, February 23, 2019. Pastor Becki Verbridge will officiate. Burial Brookdale Cemetery (Elyria). Family suggests those who wish may make donations to Emmanuel Lutheran Church 360 Princeton Ave. Elyria, Ohio 44035 or Hospice of The Western Reserve 300 E. 185th Cleveland, Ohio 44119. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

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4:00 PM 2/22/2019 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 2/22/2019 7:00:00 PM
Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home

38475 Chestnut Ridge
Elyria, OH 44035

Funeral Services 11:00 AM Saturday, February 23, 2019 in the funeral home

Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home
38475 Chestnut Ridge Elyria 44035 OH
United States

Cemetery Details


Brookdale Cemetery Final Resting Place

Oberlin Elyria Rd.
Elyria, OH 44035

Oberlin Elyria Rd. Elyria 44035 OH
United States

Memorial Contribution

Emmanuel Lutheran Church

360 Princeton Ave.
Elyria, OH 44035
Hospice of the Western Reserve 300 E. 185th Street Cleveland, Ohio 44109

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