Gluvna Shimo Hromada Home
Family Owned and Operated since 1912 www.gluvna.net Lorain, Ohio
Funeral Home Serving Lorain Ohio
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Dorothy Rose Vidovich
Active Member of the Croatian Club; Started the Union at the County Administation Building
Died 10/14/2019 Age 78

The family will receive friends Friday October 18, 2019 from 4:00-8:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.  Funeral services will be held Saturday October 19, 2019 at 10:30 am in the funeral chapel followed by the mass of Christian burial at 11:00 am at St Frances Cabrini Parish, 2143 Homewood Dr, Lorain.  The Rev. John Retar, pastor, will preside.  Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Lorain.

 


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Barbara J. Mitchell
Active in Mercy Health Lorain Auxiliary
Died 10/10/2019 Age 83

The family will receive friends Wednesday October 23, 2019 from 11:00am-1:00pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.  Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1:00 pm in the funeral chapel with a luncheon immediately following the service in the funeral chapel.


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Tracey H. Kastl
Big Lots Employee; Faith & Family Were Very Important to Her
Died 10/10/2019 Age 47

The family will receive friends Tuesday October 15, 2019 from 4:00-7:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.  Additional viewing time will be Wednesday October 16, 2019 from 9:30 am – 10:00 am at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, 1454 Lexington Ave, Lorain.  The Rev. Gerald Keller will preside.  Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park in Amherst Township.


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Ann R. Gidycz
Member of Altar And Rosary Society At St. John Roman Catholic Church
Died 10/7/2019 Age 96

Visitation will be Sunday October 13th from 2:00 until 5:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Funeral services will begin there on Monday with closing prayers offered at 9:30 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10:00 a.m. in St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Parish, 2143 Homewood Drive, Lorain. Reverend John C. Retar, pastor of the parish will serve as celebrant. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Lorain.


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Mary A. Weber
Clarkins Automotive Department Supervisor
Died 10/8/2019 Age 93

Visitation will be in St. Peter Parish on Saturday October 12th from 12:15 p.m. until the time of her Mass of Christian Burial at 1:00 p.m. Reverend Craig Hovanec, pastor of the parish will officiate. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Lorain.


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Connie  Petti
Bank Teller Supervisor; Donated A Kidney To Her Son
Died 10/6/2019 Age 83

The family will receive friends Saturday October 12, 2019 from 9:30 am-10:30 am at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.  Panachida services will begin on Saturday at 10:30 am in the funeral chapel followed by the Divine Liturgy at 11:00 am at St Nicholas Byzantine Rite Catholic Church, 2711 W 40th St, Lorain.  The Very Rev Andrew Nagrant, pastor, will preside.  Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park in Amherst Township.


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Robert D. Lesiecki
Bendix Retiree, Loved Lorain, Avid Cleveland Indians Fan
Died 10/5/2019 Age 88

The family will receive friends on Friday, Oct. 11 from 3 to 7 p.m.  at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave., Lorain, where the Lorain Sports Hall of Fame will conduct a memorial service at 6 p.m..  Additional viewing will be held on Saturday Oct. 12 from 9:30 am until the time of the Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. at St. Peter Parish, 3501 Oberlin Ave., Lorain.  The Rev. Craig Hovanec, pastor, will officiate.   Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Lorain.


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Carl B. Daniel
Enjoyed Making Birdhouses at the Murray Ridge Workshop
Died 10/6/2019 Age 73

The family will receive friends Wednesday October 9, 2019 from 3:00-7:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.  Funeral services will be held Thursday October 10, 2019 at 11:00 am in the funeral chapel.  The Rev John Jackson, chaplain of Mercy New Life Hospice, will officiate.  Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Lorain.


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Jacqueline  Pintur
Enjoyed Bingo & Casino Gambling
Died 10/3/2019 Age 78

Cremation will take place and her ashes will be interred at Ridge Hill Memorial Park in Amherst Township in a private family ceremony. 

 


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Margaret L. Buehrle
1948 Graduate Of Akron St. Vincent High School
Died 9/27/2019 Age 89

Visitation will be Friday October 4th from 9:00 a.m. until the time of Mass of Christian burial at 10:00 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, 1305 East Erie Avenue, Lorain. Reverend Edward Smith, pastor of the parish will officiate. Private burial will take place in Holy Cross Cemetery, Akron, Ohio.


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Richard C. Swab
Active in Veterans Affairs; 1995 Lorain Veterans Council Veteran-of-the-Year
Died 9/22/2019 Age 63

The family will receive friends Thursday September 26, 2019 from 4:00-8:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain where the Lofton Henderson Marine Corps Detachment will conduct the Marine Corps ritual Thursday at 6:00 pm.   Funeral services will be held Friday at 11:00 am in the funeral chapel.  Mark Hurlbut, chaplain of Lofton Henderson Marine Corps Detachment, will preside.  Private family burial with military honors will take place on Tuesday October 1, 2019 at Western Reserve National Cemetery in Rittman. 


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Zofia (Sophia) "Babci" Maziarz
A Spunky Lady Who Was Known For Her "Babci Blankets"
Died 9/21/2019 Age 96

The family will receive friends Wednesday September 25, 2019 from 4:00-8:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain where the Nativity Altar & Rosary Society will recite the rosary prayer Wednesday at 6:00pm.  Funeral services will be held Thursday September 26, 2019 at 9:30 am in the funeral chapel followed by the mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am at Nativity BVM Catholic Church, 1454 Lexington Ave, Lorain.  The Rev. Robert J. Glepko, pastor, and the Rev. Frank P. Kosem, retired pastor of St Jude Parish in Elyria, will concelebrate.   Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Lorain. 


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Johnny J. Whitaker
Enjoyed the Outdoors
Died 9/11/2019 Age 34

The family will receive friends Sunday September 22, 2019 from 2:00-5:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.  Private interment services will be held at Calvary Cemetery in Lorain.

 


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John  Wilson
1975 Lorain High Graduate And Department Manager At WalMart Superstore in Madison, Ohio
Died 9/13/2019 Age 62

Visitation will be Thursday September 26th from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Graveside services will be conducted privately for the family in Calvary Cemetery, Lorain. The Reverend Jimmy Riley, pastor of Zion Lutheran Church in Painesville will officiate.


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Edna "Granny" Nelson
Matriarch of Edna Kaye's Steel City Strutters
Died 9/14/2019 Age 91

The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.  Additional visitation will take place Thursday in the First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1019 W 5th St, Lorain from 9:00 a.m. until the time of services at 10:00 a.m.  The Reverend Laurie Miller will preside.  Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery in Lorain


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