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John E. Dunn

September 15, 1936 July 25, 2015
John E. Dunn
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John E. Dunn, 78, of Elyria passed away Saturday July 25, 2015 at UH EMH Regional Medical Center following a brief illness. He was born September 15, 1936 in Piqua, OH. And was a Lorain County resident for most of his life. John worked as a manufacturing engineer at the Nordson Corporation in Amherst for many years, retiring in 1990. He was a member of the LaPorte United Methodist Church where is was a active member of the choir for many years. An avid golfer, he was a longtime member of the Oberlin Golf Club and attended the 2014 Master's Golf Tournament. He also enjoyed reading. Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Shirley (nee-Hoover); daughters, Cindy Dunn of Leadville, CO., and Denise Williams of Evans, GA.; son Michael Dunn of Fairview Park; grandchildren, Megan, Marisa and Alexander; sister, Judy Dunn of Bradenton, FL.. He was preceded in death by a sister, Patricia Pihera. All services will be private. In liue of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the LaPorte United Methodist Church 2071 Grafton Rd., Elyria or the Friendship Animal Protective League 8303 North Murray Ridge Rd. Elyria. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd., Elyria. Online condolences may be expressed at

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