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Eugene "Gene" C. Fannon

April 11, 1937 January 1, 2021
Eugene "Gene" C. Fannon
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Eugene C. “Gene” Fannon, 83, of Elyria passed away Friday, January 1, 2021 at University Hospital Elyria Medical Center. He was born April 11, 1937 in Chicago, IL. Gene enjoyed gardening, landscaping, coffee with friends, but especially enjoyed peace and quiet. Survivors include his beloved wife of 62 years Ruth (nee Goldsmith); daughter, Susan Fannon of Elyria; granddaughter Brittany Newman-Davis. He was preceded in death by his parents Lee and Thelma Fannon (nee Yost); grandson, Brandon David Newman; sisters, Alberta Campana, Irene Johnson, Mary Jett, and Helen Slimm; brothers, Alonzo, and Kenneth. Family will receive friends from 11 AM til time of service at 1 PM Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at Chestnut Ridge Baptist Church 38550 Chestnut Ridge Rd. Elyria, OH. 44035. Per CDC guideline social distancing will be observed. MASKS ARE REQUIRED. Pastor Brian Edwards will officiate. Burial Ridgehill Memorial Park (Amherst Twp.). In lieu of flowers family suggests those who wish may make contributions in Gene’s name to Chestnut Ridge Baptist Church.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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11:00 AM 1/6/2021 11:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 1/6/2021 1:00:00 PM
Chestnut Ridge Baptist Church

38550 Chestnut Ridge Rd.
Elyria, OH 44035

Funeral Services 1:00PM Wednesday, January 6, 2021 in the Church

Chestnut Ridge Baptist Church
38550 Chestnut Ridge Rd. Elyria 44035 OH
United States

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Ridgehill Memorial Park Final Resting Place

44805 North Ridge Rd.
Amherst, OH 44001

44805 North Ridge Rd. Amherst 44001 OH
United States

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Chestnut Ridge Baptist Church

38550 Chestnut Ridge Rd.
Elyria, OH 44035

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