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William H. Meltzer

December 2, 2018
William H. Meltzer
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Obituary for William H. Meltzer

William H. Meltzer, 86, of Elyria passed away Sunday, December 2, 2018 at his residence. William worked for Ridge Tool for 42 years. He enjoyed gardening, growing vegetables, and he helped the needy for over 20 years. William proudly served his Country in the Army.Survivors include his wife of 50 years Emily (nee White); daughter Theresa (Tom) Giese of Grafton; sons Kenneth (Loved by many) of Collins,OH., James (Aldo Alvarez) of Los Angeles, CA.; grandchildren Jessica (Justin) Becker, Jody (Jesse) Kerby, Amanda Giese, Amy Giese, Angela Giese ( Wyatt Kibler), Andrea Giese; great-grandchildren Leah Becker, Parker Kerby, Karagon Kerby, Jack Hennen; sisters Mary Wells of Mt. Gilean,OH., Judy (Don) Pruchnicki of Elyria,; brother Robert of Cardington, OH; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents William and Elizabeth Meltzer (nee Brown); sister Delores McCabe. Family will receive friends 4-7 PM Tuesday, December 4, 2018 and 12Noon until time of Service at 1 PM Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at St. Rt. 57), Elyria. 440-322-4626. Burial Butternut Ridge Cemetery (Eaton Twp.). In lieu of flowers family suggests those who wish may make donations to the Original Church of God 512 Edward St. Elyria, Ohio 44053 or Mercy New Life Hospice 3500 Kolbe Rd. Lorain, Ohio 44053. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

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4:00 PM 12/4/2018 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 12/4/2018 7:00:00 PM
Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home

38475 Chestnut Ridge
Elyria, OH 44035

Additional visitation 12 Noon - 1 PM Wednesday, December 5, 2018, followed by service at 1 PM

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

Cemetery Details


Butternut Ridge Cemetery Final Resting Place

Butternut Ridge Rd.
Eaton Township, OH 44039

Butternut Ridge Rd. Eaton Township 44039 OH
United States

Memorial Contribution

Mercy New Life Hospice

3500 Kolbe Rd.
Lorain, OH 44053
Original Church of God 512 Edward Street Elyria, Ohio 44035

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