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Elizabeth A. Fitch-DeMiere

Elizabeth A. Fitch-DeMiere (nee Woskobunik), 64, of Lorain, died Wednesday, August 22, 2007, at her home after a 2½ year fight with cancer. She was born November 16, 1942, in Brownton, WV and had resided in the Lorain/Elyria area most of her life.

Betty worked as a nurses aide at the Lutheran Home of Concord Reserves in Westlake for 20 years, retiring in 2007. Prior to that she worked at McGarvey’s Restaurant in Vermilion for nearly 20 years.

She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Elyria Township, and enjoyed gardening, crafts, bingo and helping others. She will always be remembered for her caring nature.

She is survived by her husband of nearly five years, Paul DeMiere; daughters, Traci Cleary (nee Fitch), Stephanie Burgett (nee Fitch), and Debra Fitch; sons, Christopher Fitch, and Donald Fitch; stepdaughter, Paulette Trexler (nee DeMiere), all of Ohio; nine grandchildren; three great- grandchildren; sister, Sheryn Serback; and brothers John Michael Woskobunik, Paul Woskobunik, Joseph Woskobunik and Anthony Woskobunik.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Peter and Elizabeth Woskobunik (nee Rusnak); a grandson; brother, Sonny Woskobunik; sisters, JoAnn West and Shirley Woskobunik.

The family will receive friends Sunday, August 26, 2007, from 7 to 9 P.M. and Monday, August 27, 2007 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM at the Gluvna Shimo Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave., Lorain.

Funeral Services will be held Tuesday at 9:30 A.M. in the funeral chapel followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 10 A.M. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 41295 N. Ridge Rd., Elyria Township. Burial will follow in Resthaven Memory Gardens in Avon.Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society, 43099 N. Ridge Rd., Elyria, OH. 44035-1051.

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