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Patricia "Patti" S. Forbush

October 9, 1961 September 7, 2019
Patricia "Patti" S.  Forbush
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Patricia “Patti” S. Forbush (nee: Baluh) 57, of Elyria passed away unexpectedly at home on Saturday September 7, 2019 following a lengthy battle with multiple sclerosis. She was born October 9, 1961 in Elyria, where she was a lifelong resident. Patti was very proud of her Irish heritage. She was a member of St. Jude Catholic Church. Patti had worked as a sales associate at Home Depot, and was a member of American Legion Post#12 Ladies Auxiliary in Elyria. Survivors include her brother; Dennis Baluh (Karen) of Elyria, two sisters; Debra Nagel (Thomas) of Westlake, Judy Platz (Frank) of Lorain, and her loving and devoted companion; Jeffrey Laubenthal of Elyria, additional survivors include her stepmother; Patricia Baluh, many nieces and nephews, and Hannah, Emily and Joshua Laubenthal who loved Patti very much. Patti was preceded in death by her husband; Dean Forbush, parents; William Joseph and Margaret (nee: Coyne) Baluh. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 AM Thursday September 12, 2019 at St. Jude Church 590 Poplar St. Elyria where the family will receive friends from 10:00 AM until time of mass at 11:00 AM. Reverend Father Frank P. Kosem, Pastor will be the Celebrant. Burial will be private. Memorial contributions in Patti’s memory can be sent to National Multiple Sclerosis Society 6155 Rockside Rd. Cleveland, OH 44131 or to Friendship Animal Protective League 803 Murray Ridge Rd. Elyria, OH 44035. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to The Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Elyria (440)322-4626. Online condolences to the family may be expressed at

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