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Dennis Robert Hughes Sr.

May 21, 1947 October 29, 2019
Dennis Robert Hughes Sr.
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Obituary for Dennis Robert Hughes Sr.

Dennis Robert Hughes Sr., 72, of Elyria passed away Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at Mercy New Life Hospice in Lorain. He was born May 21, 1947 in Elyria. Dennis proudly served his Country in the Navy during Vietnam. He enjoyed motorcycles and was an avid Cleveland Sports fan (Especially the Cleveland Indians). Dennis was a member of American Legion post # 37, Amvets post #32, VFW post #1079, Patriot Guard and Legion Riders Post # 211. Survivors include his sons Dennis Jr. of Elyria, Matt (Sharon O’Connor) of LaGrange; daughters Christina Poland of Wellington, Shannon (Ricky) Earls of Oberlin; grandchildren, Elizabeth Sanchez, Matthew Jr. & Bradley Hughes, Richard, Colleen and Matthew Poland, Stephanie and Rick Earls; sister Diana Wilson; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents William and Evelyn Hughes (nee Stahl); grandson Tommy Earls; sisters Arlene Campbell, June Hanchett, Merrilee Bodey; brother William “Skip” Hughes. Family will receive friends 10AM until time of service at 11 AM Saturday, November 2, 2019 at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at St. Rt. 57), Elyria 440-322-4626. Burial Brookdale Cemetery(Elyria), where full military honors will be provided by Amvets post # 32. In lieu of flowers family suggests those who wish may make donations in Dennis’s name to Rolling Thunder Medina Chapter P.O. Box 1455 Medina, OH 44258. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

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10:00 AM 11/2/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 11/2/2019 11:00:00 AM
Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home

38475 Chestnut Ridge
Elyria, OH 44035

Funeral service 11:00 AM Saturday, November 2, 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

Rolling Thunder Medina Chapter P.O. Box 1455 Medina, Ohio 44258


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