Earl E. Thorne, 89, of Mentor, passed away Friday, Apr. 6, 2018 at Lake Health TriPoint Medical Center in Concord Twp.
Born June 9, 1928 in Norwalk, he had been a Lake County resident for 50 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Earl was the beloved husband of 55 years to Frances J. (nee Cardoni) Thorne; loving father of Nancy A. (Daniel Mesh) Thorne and Gregory W. (Debra) Thorne; and cherished grandfather of Benjamin and Nina Mesh, Rachel, Alanya and Sasha Solomon.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Myrtle (nee Crow) Thorne; brother, Lyle Thorne; and sister-in-law, Lois Thorne.
At Earl’s request, all services will be private.
Donations in his name may be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland OH 44110 or Lake Humane Society, 7564 Tyler Blvd., Mentor OH 44060.
Arrangements are entrusted to the McMahon-Coyne-Vitantonio Funeral Homes in Willoughby and Mentor.
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