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Elden J. Lattea

Obituary for Elden J. Lattea

October 2, 1960 - August 25, 2018
Elyria, Ohio | Age 57

Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather, Son, Brother


Elden J. Lattea, 57, of Elyria since 1987, passed away suddenly of natural causes at his home Saturday, August 25, 2018. He was born October 2, 1960 in Weston, West Virginia.
Elden was a graduate of Lewis County High School in Weston, West Virginia, Class of 1978. He was the owner of Tuffy Tire and Auto Center in Elyria and was head of the Board for the Franchise Advisory Counsel for Tuffy - Nationwide. He was a member of the Elyria Elks and enjoyed traveling, time with the kids and grandkids, and planting tropical plants.
Mr. Lattea is survived by his wife of 29 years, Mary Lynn (nee Holloway); daughter Kimberly L. Ponting (Mike) of Broadview Heights, OH; sons Jesse J. Lattea (Leann) of Elyria, Todd A. P. Lattea of Elyria; grandchildren Caleb, Ally, Connor, Breonna, Alex, Jaxon, Zach, Kaylyn; parents William and Naomi Lattea of Mannington, West Virginia; sister JoAnn Hayes of Mannington, West Virginia; brother Roy Lattea (Sue) of West Virginia.
He was preceded in death by his brother Donald Lattea.
Memorial contributions can be forwarded to or Shiner's Hospital, 3551 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140.
Friends may call 2-4pm and 6-8pm Thursday, August 30 at Busch Funeral Home, 114 Second Street, Elyria. Funeral service will be 10:30am Friday, August 31 at the funeral home. Heidi Thimke, Busch Celebrant, will officiate. Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst.

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