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Peter John Ellis

Peter John Ellis, 48, of Imperial Beach, California, formerly of Elyria, passed away suddenly Wednesday, July 2, 2014, in Chula Vista, California. He was born July 27, 1965, in Elyria.

Peter was a graduate of Elyria High School. He was a 21 year veteran of the United States Navy. Peter loved his dogs. Survivors include his wife, Cheryl Mendes Ellis; his daughters, Vera and Neva, both of Florida; sons, Peter John II of Akron, Daniel of San Diego and Steven of Connecticut; sisters, Cynthia (Stanley) Trycinski of Streetsboro, Loretta (Robert Moran) Minadeo of Elyria; grandchildren, Lillian Ellis and Jerimiah Hargrove.

Peter was preceded in death by his parents, Daniel Ellis and Patricia Ellis McIntyre (nee Cosma-Constantino); sister, Bonnie Ellis-Brown.

Family will be present to receive friends Sunday, July 13, 2014, 1 until 4 P.M., at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at State Rt. 57), Elyria, 440-322-4626. Graveside services will be held 12:30 P.M., Monday July 14, 2014, at the Ohio Western Reserve Cemetery, 10175 Rawiga Rd., Rittman, where full military honors will be held. Please meet at the gate by 12:15 P.M.

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