Saturday, April 17, 2010
Frances Louise Maslyk Elbert
Frances Louise (nee:Maslyk) Elbert, 96, of Elyria, peacefully passed to
God, surrounded by loving family on Friday, April 16, 2010. Frances was a
beloved mother, wife, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was born on August
14, 1913 in LaGrange, and spoke fluent
married her beloved husband, Lorne J. Elbert Sr. on November 28, 1935. She
resided in Elyria most of her life and was a
devoted parishioner of St. Mary Church, Elyria.
was a 48 year breast cancer survivor. Growing up, she loved music and was a
self-taught piano player. Frances
greatly adored nature, particularly birds. She enjoyed reading, knitting,
cooking, baking and praying the rosary. Frances treasured spending time
with her family. She was an active member of Legion of Mary, T.O.P.S. Club,
Sweet Adeline, and St. Mary Altar and Rosary Society.
Frances is survived by her six children, Lorne J. (Lorene)
Elbert Jr. of Grafton, Earl J. (Bobbie) Elbert of FL, Nancy (Ken) Buescher,
City Council Representative of North Ridgeville, Thomas J. Elbert of Grafton,
Michael J. (Pam) Elbert of Grafton and MaryAnn (Jack) Giovannazzo of Elyria; sixteen
grandchildren: Lisa Elbert Pulver, Louis, Patrick, Lorne III, Joseph, and
Matthew Elbert, Christine Elbert Elanbassi, Julianne Buescher, Joseph Buescher,
Andrew, Adam, and Michael Elbert, and Dominic, Frances Francee, Vincent and
Lauren Giovannazzo. Frances also cherished twenty-four great- grandchildren.
Frances is preceded in death by her beloved husband of 46 years
of marriage, Lorne J. Elbert Sr.in 1981; parents, Louis and Julianna (nee:
Kozlowski) Maslyk; brother, Frank Maslyk; sisters, Helen Sadowski, Bernice Zola
and Carey Faecking; and grand-daughter, Renee Elbert Laubenthal in 2009.
Mrs. Elberts family will receive friends on Tuesday, April
20, 2010 from 4-8 pm at Bauer-Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home, 38475 Chestnut Ridge Road, Elyria (at the corner of State Rt. 57 and Chestnut Ridge Rd.),
(440) 322-4626. Closing prayers will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday
at 9:30 AM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 AM, Wednesday,
April 21, 2010 at St. Mary Church, 320 Middle Avenue, Elyria, OH 44035, Rev.
Charles T. Diedrick, Pastor, officiating and Fr. Chuck Henkle, O.F.M., Conv.,
concelebrant. Christian Burial will be held at St. Marys Cemetery, Elyria. Memorial
contributions may be made to Elyria Catholic Endowment Fund, 725 Gulf Road, Elyria,
Online condolences may be sent using www.rsgfuneralhome.com.
Funeral arrangements have been made by her grandsons, R. Thomas Laubenthal and
Vincent J. Giovannazzo.
Posted By: RSG Funeral Home @ 3:37:03 PM