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Thorle Thrush

October 14, 1921 January 27, 2019
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Thorle Thrush 97, of Elyria passed away Sunday January 27, 2019 at Ames Family Hospice House in Westlake following a brief illness. He was born October 14, 1921 in Wellington, OH. Thrush traveled to the Philippines and Japan while serving in the U.S. Army Signal Corps. during World War II. He was a graduate of The Ohio State University College of Engineering, and was a member of The American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Thrush worked as an engineer for Western Automatic, now Moen and retired following thirty eight years of service. He is survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Thrush was preceded in death by his wife; Helen (nee: Wawrzenczak) his parents; Torrence and Audra (nee: Conner) Thrush, and a brother; Merle Thrush. Graveside services are private at St. Mary Cemetery in Elyria where V.F.W. Post# 1079 will provide full military honors. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to The Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Elyria (440)322-4626. Online condolences to the family can be expressed at

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