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Ronald L. Vodarski

May 27, 1937 February 23, 2019
Ronald L. Vodarski
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Ronald L. Vodarski 81, of Elyria passed away Saturday February 23, 2019 at University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center. Ron was born May 27, 1937 in Elyria, and was a Grafton High School graduate. He served in the U.S. Army from 1960 to 1962. Ron and his business partner; Stanley McAlpine co owned and co operated Grafton Auto Parts and retired in 1994. He had a passion for automobiles; loved his dogs; Macey and Orphan who he adopted through Goddard's Friends of Fox8 News. Survivors include a sister; Phyllis Albaugh (the late Bill) of Sidney, four nieces; Brenda Wyen (George) of Sidney, Kristi Roll (Tom) of Sidney, Susan Church (Don) of Lodi, Julie Baughman of Perrysville, two nephews; Carey Albaugh (Cathy) of Sidney, Daniel Worley of Lodi, additional survivors include several great nieces and nephews, and his dearest friends; Gordon and Kristeen Sawyers of Elyria. Ron was preceded in death by his parents; Henry and Agnes (nee: Horvath) Vodarski, and a sister; Josephine Worley. The family will receive friends from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM Tuesday March 5, 2019 at The Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Services 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at State Rt. 57) Elyria (440)322-4626 where funeral services will be at 12:30 PM. (PLEASE NOTE AMENDED VISITATION AND SERVICE TIMES) The Reverend Father Charles J. Ryba will officiate. Burial will be at St. Mary Cemetery in Grafton where V.F.W. Post #1079 will provide full military honors. Memorial contributions in Ron's memory can be sent to Friendship APL 8303 Murray Ridge Rd. Elyria, OH 44035. Online condolences can be expressed at

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St. Mary's Cemetery Grafton Final Resting Place

State Route 57
Grafton, OH 44044

State Route 57 Grafton 44044 OH
United States

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