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Thomas C. Leister

Thomas C. Leister, 56, of Elyria passed away Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at his home following a brief illness. He was born June 13, 1957 in Elyria and was a lifelong Elyria resident.

Tom was formerly employed at Gross Plumbing as a service manager for many years. He was a 1975 Elyria High School graduate and enjoyed listening to music.

Survivors include his father and step-mother, Fred and Joan Leister of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; sister, Barbara (Daniel) Shaw of Eaton Township; brother, Michael Leister of Elyria; niece, Kelly Shaw; nephew, Kevin (Christina) Shaw.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Beverly Leister in 2012.

The family will receive friends on Monday, May 5, 2014, 4 to 7 P.M.. at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at State Rt. 57), Elyria. Service will be Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 1 P.M. in the funeral home. The Rev. Chuck Behrens will Officiate. Burial will be at Ridgehill Memorial Park, Amherst Township.

Memorial contributions can be made to the donor's choice.

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