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Rosemary Ann Lear

June 27, 1930 April 10, 2017
Rosemary Ann Lear
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Rosemary Ann Lear (nee O’Connor), 86 of Elyria passed away Monday April 10, 2017 at Welcome Nursing Home in Oberlin following a brief illness.She was born June 27, 1930 in Lakewood and was a 1948 graduate of Elyria High School. Rosemary loved her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She enjoyed sewing, quilting, ceramics, plants, painting, traveling and football. Survivors include her daughters Ruthann Brown of Elyria, Bonnie (Mark) Ripley of Elyria, Vivian Lowery of LaGrange; sons James (Linda) of Elyria, Jeffrey (Karen) of Vermilion; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; sisters Geraldine (Wayne) Diederich of Columbia, Connecticut, JoAnne (John) Scott of Oberlin; brother James (Helen) of Elyria. She was preceded in death by her parents Gerald and Marie (nee Ursem); brothers Edward and Richard. Family will receive friends Thursday April 13, 2017 1:30-3:30 PM & 5:30-7:30 PM 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 Thursday April 13, 2017 at 6:00 PM. Rev. Rick Stein will officiate. Burial Private. Online condolences may be expressed at

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1:30 PM 4/13/2017 1:30:00 PM - 3:30 PM 4/13/2017 3:30:00 PM
Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home

38475 Chestnut Ridge
Elyria, OH 44035

Additional Visitation 5:30-7:30PM Thursday April 13, 2017, Funeral Services 6PM Thursday April 13, 2017

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

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