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Loreta M. (Kerns) Carr

November 9, 1939 ~ November 19, 2022 (age 83) 83 Years Old

Loreta Carr Obituary

Loreta M. Carr (nee Kerns), 83, of Elyria passed away Saturday, November 19, 2022 at Ames Family Hospice House in Westlake. She was born November 9, 1939 in Coxs Mills, West Virginia. Loreta was an accountant and was a member of the 1st Baptist Church of Elyria. She was an avid bowler and was inducted into the Elyria USBC Women’s  Bowling Hall of fame. She loved cooking, wintering in Florida, was a devoted mother and also enjoyed spending time with her grandkids. Survivors include her sons, Kevin (Susan) Carr, Steven (Brenda) Carr, Jeffrey Carr, and Jason Carr; grandchildren Mitchell, Daniel and Dylan Carr;  sisters, Evelyn Barnett, Norma Cummings; brothers, Delvis Kerns, Junior Kerns, Vernon Kerns, Allen Kerns. She was preceded in death by her husband Francis; parents, Emery and Goldie Kerns (nee Rexroad); sister Naomi Ewing; brothers, Wilbur, Russell and Carlon Kerns. Family will receive friends 1-4 PM Sunday, November 27, 2022 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 11AM Monday, November 28, 2022. Burial will be in Resthaven memory Gardens (Avon). In lieu of flowers family suggests those who wish may make donations to the Autism Society of America Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

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November 27, 2022

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Laubenthal Mercado Funeral Home
38475 Chestnut Ridge Road
Elyria, OH 44035

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Funeral Service 11:00 AM Monday, November 28, 2022 in the Funeral Home

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