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Richard Frank Curtis

March 12, 1945 June 20, 2019
Richard Frank Curtis
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Richard F. Curtis, 74, of Elyria passed away Thursday, June 20, 2019 at University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. He was born March 12, 1945 in Ashland and was a lifelong Elyria resident. Richard was employed at the Ford Motor Company in Brookpark for 36 years, where he retired as a foreman. He proudly served in the United States Navy in Vietnam, was a 1964 Elyria High School graduate and enjoyed spending time with his family at his summer home. Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Barbara (nee-Hammond); daughter, Patty Simmerman; sons, Rick and Tom; granddaughters, Ashley (Evan) Richardson, Brittany (Collin) Hamilton and Kaitlyn (Jake) Cunningham; grandsons, Steven (Maria) Simmerman and Cory Simmerman. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 4:00 PM until the time of services 7:00 PM at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at St. Rt. 57), Elyria. Burial will be at 9:30 AM Thursday, June 27, 2019 at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, Rittman,OH. In lieu of flowers 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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4:00 PM 6/26/2019 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 6/26/2019 7:00:00 PM
Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home

38475 Chestnut Ridge
Elyria, OH 44035

Funeral Services 7:00 PM Wednesday, June 27, 2019

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

Cemetery Details


Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery Final Resting Place

10175 Rawiga Rd.
Rittman, OH 44270

10175 Rawiga Rd. Rittman 44270 OH
United States

Memorial Contribution

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


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