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Thomas M. Denham


Thomas M. Denham, 66, of Penfield Township, passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at Aultman Orrville Hospital in Orrville, following a long illness. He was born November 3, 1951 in Lodi and was a lifelong Penfield Township resident.

He was a lifelong farmer, working on the family farm, Denham Farms. Tom served in the United States Army, was a well known area sheep shearer and enjoyed working outdoors.

Survivors include his brothers, Ray (Marty Sheets) Denham and Bob (Debbie) Denham; niece, Heather Smiley; nephew, Robert Denham, Jr.; three great-nieces and four great-nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Myrle and Dorothy Denham.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, July 18, 2018 from 2 P.M. until the time of a memorial service at 2:30 P.M. at The Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at State Rt. 57), Elyria. The Reverend Chuck Behrens will officiate. Burial will be private.

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

Online condolences may be expressed at www.laubenthalmercado.com

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