Theodore J. "Ted" Machovina

April 9, 1964 ~ February 22, 2024 (age 59) 59 Years Old

Theodore Machovina Obituary

Theodore J. “Ted” Machovina Sr. 59, of Elyria passed away surrounded by his family at home on Thursday February 22, 2024 following a long illness.  He was born April 9, 1964 in Elyria where he was a lifelong resident.  Ted was a talented carpenter, and treasured spending time with his family and friends.  He enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping, and travel.  Survivors include his children; James F., TJ. (Erica), Kadie J. all of Elyria. Additional survivors include four grandchildren; Ryley, Autumn, Theo, River, his mother; Mary Ellen Machovina (nee: Schmitz) of Grafton, two sisters; Judy L. Wakefield (Mark) of Grafton, Sharon M. Smith Patrick) of Mogadore, and a brother; Daniel F. of Elyria. Ted was preceded in death by his father; Gerald A. Machovina, his paternal grandparents; Francis and Angeline Machovina, Louis and Mary Schmitz. Ted requested that all funeral services be private. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to The Laubenthal Mercado Funeral Home of Elyria (440)322-4626. Online condolences to the family may be expressed at

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