The Lorain Lions Club has been serving the Lorain community and its citizens since it was founded in 1922. The club meets every Thursday at Rebman's On The Avenue, 5300 Oberlin Avenue, at noon, except on the first Thursday when it meets at 7 p.m. for dinner. We can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Harold E. Lee, age 83, of Lorain passed away at home Thursday
morning March 14th.
Born December 4th, 1929 in Gallia County OH, Harold was a resident of Lorain
since 1977. Harold retired as an electrical engineer from Lorain Products in
1998 where he had worked for more than 20 years. He was a 1955 graduate of
Indiana Institute of Technology; a veteran of the US Army serving in Korea during the Korean
War; an active member of Lions Club for over 50 years; and a longtime member
of Toast Masters.
Harold was a recipient of the Melvin Jones Fellow Award for dedicated
Humanitarian Services. Lions International recognizes outstanding individuals
by bestowing on them an award that is named for its founder, Melvin Jones. This Fellowship Award is the highest form of recognition and embodies
humanitarian ideas consistent with the nature and purpose of Lionism. Harold
was also the co-founder of the Harold E. and Laura F. Lee Scholarship Fund at
Indiana Institute of Technology for second chance students.
Harold is survived by his wife of 14 years, Jean E. Lee; his children David
M. Lee, Andrew D. Lee, Rebecca J. Gisser, James A. Lee, Joseph E. Lee, step
daughter Dawn Bodnar; his brothers Robert E. Lee, Cecil E. Lee, Ernest W.
Lee, and sister Chestora I. Lee; and, six grandchildren.
Harold was preceded in death by his first wife of 44 years, Laura F. Lee, his
son Mark A. Lee, brothers Loyd E Lee and Francis W. Lee, daughter-in-law
Diane Lee and grandchildren Amy and Allison Lee.
Visitations will be from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm on Sunday, March 17th at the
Schwartz Spence Boyer and Cool Home, 1124 5th Street, Lorain, OH with a
reception to follow at Rebman Recreation Center hosted by the Lorain Lions Club.