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Denise Lurry

Denise Lurry (nee Pierantozzi), 59, of Lorain, passed away Sunday, August 24, 2014 at her home, surrounded by her loved ones after a long hard fought battle with cancer. She was born July 10, 1955 in Avon Lake, to Joseph and Jane (nee Christner) Pierantozzi.

Denise was a 1973 graduate of Avon Lake High and went on to further her education at Ohio Business College earning an Associate's Degree in Business.

Denise was employed as an office manager with Coca-Cola, in Elyria for 27 years. She loved the beach, gardening, traveling, and sporting events. She really loved watching her children play sports.

She is survived by her husband of 31 years, Kelvin; daughters, Stacie Starr of Lorain, Gina Lurry of Lorain and Kayla Lurry of Lorain; grandson, Carlos Lopez; brother, Joseph Pierantozzi of Avon Lake; sisters, Linda (Bruce) Neiding of Avon and Diana (Richard) Collier of Amherst; niece, Lisa (Mike) Bramhall; and her dear friends, Renee and Leatha Carde'.

Denise was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Jane Pierantozzi.

The Lurry family will receive friends Wednesday, August 27, 2014 from 4 to 8 P.M. in the Dovin and Reber Jones Funeral & Cremation Center, 1110 Cooper Foster Park Road, Amherst, where funeral services will be held Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 10 A.M. followed by interment at Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst Twp.

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