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Clara Elinor Ross

Clara Elinor Ross, (nee Dagan), 99, of Elyria passed away Friday, June 27, 2014 at New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph following a brief illness. She was born January 27 , 1915 in Elyria. Clara worked for the Elyria Telephone Company for 25 years until her retirement in 1968. She was a lifetime member of Sacred Heart Church in Elyria. Clara enjoyed Dancing, Camping, Traveling and Gardening. Survivors include her son, Lyle (Mary Rita) of Litchfield; grandchildren, Laura, Michael, Daniel (Kelly) and Misty (Frank) Proszek; great-grandchildren, Chase, Frankie and Aaron; niece, Connie (Richard) Brent.

She was preceded in death by her husband, David L in 1981; her parents, Andrew and Mary (nee Seelman); sister, Dorothy Hebebrand, her twin sister, Katherine Conry; and brother, Joseph. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 A.M. Tuesday, July 1 , 2014 at St. Jude Church, 590 Poplar Street, Elyria , where family will receive friends from 10 A.M. until time of Mass. Rev. Fr. Frank P. Kosem will be the celebrant. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery, Elyria. Family suggests those who wish may make donations to New Life Hospice, 3500 Kolbe Rd. Lorain, OH 44053.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elyria, 440-322-4626. Online condolences may be expressed at

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