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Robert "Bob" Pelton

November 18, 1937 February 3, 2020
Robert "Bob" Pelton
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Robert “Bob” Pelton, 82, of LaGrange passed away Monday, February 3, 2020 at University Hospital Elyria Medical Center following a lengthy illness. He was born November 18, 1937 in Elyria. Robert was loved by all who knew him and will be greatly missed. He was Professor Emeritus at Cleveland State University, which he was very proud of. Survivors include his wife Betsy (nee Rodriguez); daughters Ingrid Rivera of Orlando, FL., Michelle Amengual of LaGrange; sons Jose-Miguel Amengual of London, England, Greg Amengual of Parma; grandchildren Armando Rivera, Veronica DePryor, Gregory Amengual, Alexis Meehan; great grandchildren Vivienne and Ava Rivera; Sisters Rita McNahon, Kathy (Roy) Hopper; brother Edward Pelton. He was preceded in death by his parents David E. and Mary M. Pelton (nee Bunce). Family will receive friends 1-4 PM Sunday, February 9, 2020 at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at St. Rt. 57), Elyria 440-322-4626, where services will be held 11 AM Monday, February 10, 2020. Burial River Rd. (LaGrange Twp.). In lieu of flowers family suggests those who wish may make donations to the American Cancer Society 10501 Euclid Ave. Cleveland, Ohio 44106 or St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN. 38105-9959. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

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1:00 PM 2/9/2020 1:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 2/9/2020 4:00:00 PM
Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home

38475 Chestnut Ridge
Elyria, OH 44035

Funeral Service 11:00 AM Monday, February 10, 2020 in the Funeral Home

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

Cemetery Details


River Rd. (LaGrange) Final Resting Place

Indian Hollow Rd.
LaGrange, OH 44050

Indian Hollow Rd. LaGrange 44050 OH
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN. 38105

American Cancer Society 10501 Euclid Ave. Cleveland, Ohio 44106

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