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Denise Katherine Pendergrass

October 25, 1954 October 17, 2020
Denise Katherine Pendergrass
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Denise Katherine Pendergrass (nee Hales), 65, of Elyria passed away Saturday, October 17, 2020 at Life Care Center of Elyria. She was born October 25, 1954 in Elyria. She enjoyed being with family and especially being a grandmother, Denise will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Survivors include her husband of 21 years Roger; daughters, Jennifer (Jason) Brennan and Kristina Heligel; step- sons, Matt (Cindy) Pendergrass, Greg Pendergrass; step-daughter, Angie (Mic) Fairbanks; 12 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; sister, Pam Mase; brother, Richard “Skeets” Hales; many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her first husband Gary Heligel; sisters, Jan Renick, and Connie Dawson; Brother Rick Hales; mother, Ethel Bottomlee; step-father, Harold Bottomlee; father, Charles (Buster) Hales; step-mother, Joan (Joni) Hales; grandson Brett Bruhn. Celebration of Life 1PM-6:30 PM Friday, October 23, 2020 at Black River Reservation Bur Oak Shelter # 1, 6150 Ford Rd. Elyria, OH. 44035, social distancing and Masks are required. 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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1:00 PM 10/23/2020 1:00:00 PM - 6:30 PM 10/23/2020 6:30:00 PM
Black River Reservation Bur Oak Shelter # 1

6150 Ford Rd.
Elyria, OH 44035

Black River Reservation Bur Oak Shelter # 1
6150 Ford Rd. Elyria 44035 OH
United States

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