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Rita Jo Leach

February 22, 1964 December 7, 2021
Rita Jo Leach
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Rita Jo Leach (nee Wilmoth), 57, of New London, OH. passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at Metro Health Medical Center in Cleveland. She was born February 22, 1964 in Weston, WV. Rita worked for Ventra Plastics. She enjoyed reading and spending time with the grandchildren. Survivors include her husband of 20 years Ronald “Skip” Leach; mother Elaine Wilmoth (nee Barnett); sons, Michael (Ashley) Hamilton and Cody (Erica) Hamilton; step-daughters, Cassandra Schauss, Michelle (Danny) McGraw, Brittney (Steve) Edwards; grandchildren, Alaina, Callen, Adam, and Keelin; sisters, Donna Wilmoth and Brenda Merick; brothers, David (Dawn) Wilmoth, Richard Wilmoth, and Donald Wilmoth. She was preceded in death by her father, Hayward Wilmoth; daughter, Jessica Hamilton. Family will receive friends 4-7 PM Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at St. Rt. 57), Elyria 440-322-4626, where funeral services will be held 11 AM Thursday, December 16, 2021. Pastor Noel Hack.Burial will be in Brookdale Cemetery (Elyria). Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

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4:00 PM 12/15/2021 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 12/15/2021 7:00:00 PM
Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home

38475 Chestnut Ridge
Elyria, OH 44035

Funeral Service 11:00 AM Thursday, December 16, 2021 in the funeral home

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

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Brookdale Cemetery Final Resting Place

Oberlin Elyria Rd.
Elyria, OH 44035

Oberlin Elyria Rd. Elyria 44035 OH
United States

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