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Donald E. Bago

Donald E. Bago, 78, of Elyria, passed away Tuesday, May 13, 2014, at Helping Hands in Elyria, following a long illness. He was born July 18, 1936 in McKeesport, Pennsylvania. Donald resided most of his life in Elyria and was a 1955 Elyria High School graduate. He retired from Ridge Tool in 1996. Donald enjoyed golf, fishing, and gardening.

Survivors include a daughter, Michelle P. Tallman (Donald) of Grafton; a son, John D. Bago (Cindy) of Swansboro, North Carolina; two grandsons, Lucas Turner of Alabama, Matthew Turner of Grafton; and a great-granddaughter, Lauren Turner of Alabama.

Donald was preceded in death by his wife of 39 years, Gayle P. (nee Hartley); his parents, Frank, Sr. and Margaret (nee Pandy) Bago; and a brother, Frank Bago.

All services are private.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Donald's caretakers, Kim, Carol and Bill. We love you!

Funeral Services were entrusted to The Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Elyria (440)322-4626. Online condolences can be expressed at

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