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Richard Warren Eldermire

Birth Date: September 30, 1941
Death Date: September 15, 2018

Richard Warren Eldermire, 76, of Berea, passed away September 15, 2018. 

Beloved husband of Sally (Russell); loving father of Elisa (Jeff) Moore and Charles “Rusty” (Erin) Eldermire; and dear grandfather of Emilee Moore, Wyatt and Lucy Eldermire. 

Born in New York City on September 30, 1941 to Armin and Elisa (Forlini) Eldermire, and he grew up on Long Island. Attended Baldwin Wallace College and graduated with a Bachelor’s in History in 1965. He earned his Master’s in History from Cleveland State University. Richard taught and coached at Strongsville Schools from 1965-1975 and at Parma City Schools, at Normandy High School from 1975-2003. He was passionate about teaching and coaching sports and thoroughly enjoyed it. 

Memorial visitation will be held on Friday, September 21, 2018 from 4-8 PM at the Sunset Chapel, 6245 Columbia Road, North Olmsted, OH 44070. Richard’s place of rest will be at Sunset Memorial Park.  Memorial contributions may be made in Richard’s name to Berea Animal Rescue Fund, P.O. Box 544, Berea, OH 44017; and to Hospice Services of Southwest General,18697 Bagley Road, Middleburg Heights, OH 44130-3497. 


Memorial Visitation
September 21, 2018
4:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
Sunset Chapel
6245 Columbia Road North Olmsted, OH 44070
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  1. Rich had such a positive impact on all the lives he touched: as a teacher, as a coach , as a human being. His kind will be sorely missed. Best to Sally, Lisa and Rusty and their extended families.

  2. John Lohr

    Written by: John Lohr

    Richie impacted so many people in a positive way; he will be sorely missed by family, friends and all who know him. He was the best friend I ever had and changed my life for the better. Sally, Lisa and Rusty carry on his legacy of giving back.

  3. I would like to express my condolences in the loss of your dear loved one. The bible gives us hope of seeing them again in the promised resurrection according to scriptures such as [John 5:28-29] and [Acts 24:15]. We find further hope in [Isaiah 25:8] which says that Jehovah God will swallow up death forever. Also [Revelations 21:3-5] says that God will wipe out every tear from our eyes and death will be no more. I hope these scriptures will be of some comfort.
    With Deep Sympathy.

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