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Donald J. Wascovich

December 11, 1945 March 7, 2018
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Donald J. Wascovich 72, of Elyria passed away Wednesday March 7, 2018 at The Cleveland Clinic in Avon following a long illness. He was born December 11, 1945 in Lorain. Don worked as a Chemistry Professor at Lorain County Community College, retiring in 1999 following twenty nine years of teaching. Don enjoyed coaching soccer, and was an assistant coach at Elyria Catholic High School; photography and woodworking. Survivors include his wife of forty seven years; Donna J. (nee: Hanus), four sons; Matthew D. of Cleveland, Daniel J. (Ferena) of San Francisco, CA, Michael P. (Jeanine) of Charlotte, NC., Steven A. (Penelope) of Oakland, CA. Additional survivors include nine grandchildren, four sisters; Jean Yohman (Richard) of Lorain, Kathleen Majcher (William) of Cortland, OH., Diane Sockel (Jon) of Lorain, Mary Ellen Martinez (Ray) of St. Augustine, FL., two brothers; Milan of Detroit, MI., Terry (Tina) of Northfield, OH. Don was preceded in death by his parents; Ruben and Mary (nee: Chovanec) Wascovich, and a brother; Patrick. The family will receive friends from 1-4 PM Sunday March 11, 2018 at The Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Services 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at State Rt. 57) Elyria (440)322-4626, and from 10:00 AM to 11:00AM Monday March 12, 2018 in The Weigand Room at St. Mary Church. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 AM Monday March 12, 2018 at St. Mary Church 320 Middle Ave. Elyria. Reverend Father Charles T. Diedrick, Pastor will be the Celebrant. (PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH). Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Lorain. Memorial contributions in Don's memory can be sent to the charity of the donor's choice. Online condolences to the family can be expressed at

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Calvary Cemetery (Lorain) Final Resting Place

555 N. Ridge Rd.
Lorain, OH 44053

555 N. Ridge Rd. Lorain 44053 OH
United States

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