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Gertrude M. Corey

January 23, 1925 March 8, 2019
Gertrude M. Corey
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Gertrude M. Corey, (nee-Nichols), 94, of LaGrange passed away peacefully Friday March 8, 2019 at Avon Oaks Nursing Home. She was born January 23, 1925 in Akron and was a LaGrange resident for most of her life. Gertrude, along with her husband Jay were the owner’s of the former Corey Market in LaGrange. She was a member of the LaGrange United Methodist Church, the Lyndon Chapter 361 of the Eastern Star, the First Families of Ohio, and the Lorain County Geneaological Society of Ohio and enjoyed spending time with her family and her cats and gardening. Survivors include her son Marlin “Ben” (Diane) Corey; grandchildren, Jennifer (Mike) Corey-Cutlip and Richard Corey; great-grandchildren, Sarah (Adam), Benjamin, Madison, Mikayla and Kimberlynn; great-great-grandchild, Moonlet Gertrude. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jay and a son, John. The family would like to thank the staff at Avon Oaks for their compassionate care. The family will receive friends Wednesday March 13, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. until the time of services at 1:00 p.m. at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Services 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at State Rt. 57), Elyria, where members of the Eastern Star will conduct services at 12:45 p.m.. The Rev. Ralph Krall will Officiate. Burial will be at LaGrange Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to the Friendship Animal Protective League 8303 North Murray Ridge Rd., Elyria. Online condolences may be expressed at

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11:00 AM 3/13/2019 11:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 3/13/2019 1:00:00 PM
Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home

38475 Chestnut Ridge
Elyria, OH 44035

Eastern Star Services at 12:45 p.m. followed by Funeral Services at 1:00 p.m. in the funeral home.

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

Cemetery Details


LaGrange Final Resting Place

Main Street
LaGrange, OH 44050

Main Street LaGrange 44050 OH
United States

Memorial Contribution

Friendship Animal Protective League 8303 North Murray Ridge Rd. Elyria, OH. 44035


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