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Dorene Evelyn Dawson

June 12, 1936 January 11, 2022
Dorene Evelyn Dawson
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Obituary for Dorene Evelyn Dawson

Dorene E. Dawson, 85, of Elyria went home to be with the Lord and her husband, Normand on Tuesday January 11, 2022 at Keystone Pointe in LaGrange following a long illness. She was born June 12, 1936 in Chicago, IL. And was an Elyria resident for most of her life. Dorene was employed as a clerk at the former Elyria Value City Department Store for many years, retiring in 1999. Survivors include her son, Tim Dawson (Marlene Shay); grandson, Jamie Hall, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Normand in 2009, son, Jeff in 2015 and a niece, Debra Lutch. The family will receive friends Tuesday January 18, 2022 from 11:00 a.m. until the time of services at 12:00 p.m. at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Services 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at State Rt. 57), Elyria. The Rev. Chuck Behrens will Officiate. Burial will be at LaPorte Cemetery, Carlisle Township. Memorial contributions can be made to the Friendship Animal Protective League 8303 North Murray Ridge Rd., Elyria , OH. 44035. Online condolences may be expressed at

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11:00 AM 1/18/2022 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 1/18/2022 12:00:00 PM
Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home

38475 Chestnut Ridge
Elyria, OH 44035

Services to follow visitation at 12:00 p.m. in the funeral home.

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

Cemetery Details


LaPorte Cemetery Final Resting Place

Butternut Ridge Rd.
LaPorte, OH

Butternut Ridge Rd. LaPorte OH
United States

Memorial Contribution

Friendship Animal Protective League 8303 North Murray Ridge Rd. Elyria, OH. 44035


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