Gluvna Shimo Hromada Home
Family Owned and Operated since 1912 www.gluvna.net Lorain, Ohio
Funeral Home Serving Lorain Ohio
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Michael J. Kuznar Sr
Machinist at American Crucible; Enjoyed Hunting & Fishing
Died 6/23/2022 Age 84

The family will receive friends Monday June 27, 2022 from 11:00 am until Noon at St Peter Parish, 3501 Oberlin Ave, Lorain.  The mass of Christian Burial will follow at Noon in church with the Rev. Craig Hovanec, pastor, officiating.  Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park in Amherst Township.


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Erna  Ortiz
Active in Church
Died 6/22/2022 Age 64

Private family graveside services will be at Elmwood Cemetery in Lorain.  A memorial service will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 4301 Pearl Ave, Lorain at a day and time to be announced.    


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Jacquelyn M. Brown
Owned & Operated Czech Grill
Died 6/8/2022 Age 83

Private services were held by the family Monday June 13, 2022 at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church in Lorain. Burial followed at Calvary Cemetery in Lorain.  The Rev Craig Hovanec presided. 


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Marie  Mahalow Malley
Enjoyed Her Labrador Retrievers & Organizing Wine Tasting Excursions
Died 6/5/2022 Age 59

The family will receive friends Friday June 10, 2022 from 2:00-4:00 pm and 6:00-8:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway, Lorain.  Prayer services will be held Saturday June 11, 2022 at 10:30 am in the funeral chapel followed by the mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am at St Peter Parish, 3501 Oberlin Ave Lorain.  The Rev. Craig Hovanec, pastor, will preside. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Lorain.  


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Richard C. Kastl
Retired Lorain Fire Lieutenant
Died 5/29/2022 Age 82

Visitation will be Friday from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel – 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Funeral services will be Saturday at 10:30 a.m. in the International Pentecostal Church  2201 Reid Avenue, Lorain. Reverend Joe Carney will officiate. Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park where military honors will be conducted by Amvets Post # 32 of Elyria.


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Treasure  Rowe
Always Devoted To Her Family
Died 5/27/2022 Age 70

Graveside services will be conducted Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. in Ridge Hill Memorial Park.


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Darlene K. Cirigliano
Was Administrative Assistant For Kent State Alumni Association
Died 6/1/2022 Age 77

A celebratory gathering will take place Wednesday in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel – 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain from 4:00 until 6:00 p.m.


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Anne  Dominguez
Her Grandchildren Were The Pride Of Her Life
Died 5/29/2022 Age 89

Per her wishes, funeral services were conducted privately in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel with Reverend Craig Hovanec, administrator of Nativity BVM Catholic Church presiding. Burial followed in Calvary Cemetery in Lorain.


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Christine M. Dennis
Was Dairy Mart Manager For More Than Two Decades
Died 5/31/2022 Age 91

Visitation will be Sunday from 2:00 until 6:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel – 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Funeral services will be Monday in the funeral chapel at 10:30 a.m. with Reverend Stephen Shields, pastor of St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church officiating. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.


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Leonard J. Nickoloff
Clearview Educator & Coach / Lorain Sports Hall of Fame Inductee
Died 5/26/2022 Age 72

Visitation will be Friday from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel - 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Funeral services will be Saturday at 12:30 in the funeral chapel with Reverend Paul Schreiner, pastor of St. Mary Catholic Church in Vermilion presiding. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.


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Constance M. "Connie" Horosz
Dispatcher for Amherst Police Dept; Active Nativity Catholic Church Member
Died 5/27/2022 Age 83

The family will receive friends Thursday June 2, 2022 from 10:00-11:00 am at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic, 1454 Lexington Ave, Lorain where the Altar & Rosary Society will pray the rosary Thursday at 10:30am.   The mass of Christian Burial will follow on Thursday at 11:00 am in the church.  The Rev. Gerald Keller will preside.  Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Lorain.  

 


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Joanne C. Burgett
JC Penney Retiree; Enjoyed League Bowling
Died 5/23/2022 Age 86

The family will receive friends Thursday June 2, 2022 from 4:00-8:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway, Lorain.  Private family funeral services will be held Friday with burial in Calvary Cemetery in Lorain.


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Frank V. "Slim" Sklarek
U.S. Army Veteran And Retired Lorain City Police Officer
Died 5/22/2022 Age 81

Visitation will be observed on Thursday from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel – 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain with Masonic services being  conducted at 7:00 p.m. Funeral services will be Friday beginning with closing prayers offered in the funeral chapel at 10:30 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 a.m. in Nativity  BVM Catholic Church – 1454 Lexington Avenue. Reverend Craig M. Hovanec, Administrator of the parish will serve as celebrant. Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park where military honors will be conducted by Amvets Post # 32 of Elyria.


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Mary M. Schreckengost
Retired Teacher For Midview School System
Died 3/12/2022 Age 96

Visitation will be Tuesday March 22nd in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel – 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain from 10:30 a.m. until the time of memorial services at 11:30 a.m. Reverend Craig M. Hovanec, pastor of St. Peter Parish will officiate. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.


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Ernest F. "Ernie" Pustai
Was Always In The Pursuit Of Something Special
Died 1/11/2022 Age 75

A memorial gathering and celebration of Ernie's life will be observed on Sunday June 12, from 2:00 until 5:00 p.m. at the Meade residence - 4535 Dunton Road in Sheffield Township. The placement of his cremated remains will take place in Ridge Hill Memorial Park at 1:00 p.m. on Monday June 13th. Those wishing to attend are asked to assemble along the entry drive to the cemetery at 12:45. Military honors will be conducted by Amvets Post # 32 of Elyria.


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welcome to gluvna shimo hromada

Welcome to the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel Web Site....Lorain's first funeral home to establish communication via the world-wide web. We truly feel that funerals are more than merely observances of the death of an individual. They are, instead, celebrations of life to which every person is entitled. We embrace the importance, individuality, and richness of each person's existence and we sincerely believe that each family we serve has the right to choose their own style of memorialization. Our responsibility and intent is to uphold the very highest level of professionalism while providing respectful, dignified, and affordable funeral, cremation, and memorial services in a comfortable and worry-free atmosphere. On this website you can access the following features:




  • Current Obituary Listings

  • Archived Obituaries

  • Maps and Directions to our Chapel

  • Local Links and Resources

  • Prearrangement Information and more



You can even sign an electronic guestbook and print out a memorial card of a friend or family member.



MASK MANDATE LIFTED



Effective immediately the mask mandate for all visitors during wakes and funerals in our building has been lifted. We will resume providing coffee and allowing families to bring in food and refreshments during wakes as well as assisting families with post service luncheons. We encourage visitors to continue using hand sanitizer or washing their hands frequently especially when shaking hands or using the restroom.  We will continue to periodically disinfect all common areas in the building as a precaution. Stay safe everyone. 



FEMA COVID FUNERAL REIMBURSEMENT PROGRAM



Applications begin on April 12, 2021



Please call 844-684-6333 | TTY: 800-462-7585



Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Central Time



If you had COVID-19 funeral expenses, we encourage you to keep and gather documentation. Types of information should include:



* An official death certificate that attributes the death directly or indirectly to COVID-19 and shows that the death occurred in the United States, including the U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia.



* Funeral expenses documents (receipts, funeral home contract, etc.) that includes the applicant’s name, the deceased person’s name, the amount of funeral expenses, and the dates the funeral expenses happened.



*Proof of funds received from other sources specifically for use toward funeral costs. We are not able to duplicate benefits received from burial or funeral insurance, financial assistance received from voluntary agencies, government agencies, or other sources.



Our Tribute Video to those we lost in 2021.



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