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 C. Koscho
Lorain High School Graduate And General Motors Retiree
Died 6/17/2018 Age 76

Visitation will be Thursday from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. A Parastas service will be conducted there at 7:00 p.m. Panachida services will be Friday beginning at 9:30 a.m. in the funeral chapel; the Divine Liturgy will follow at 10:00 a.m. in St. Nicholas Byzantine Rite Catholic Church – 2711 West 40th Street. The Very Reverend Nicholas R.A. Rachford, JCL, pastor of the parish will officiate. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.


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Raymond A. Gidich
Founder Of Ray Gidich Heating & Air Conditioning
Died 6/9/2018 Age 68

Visitation will be Monday June 18th from 2:00 until 8:00 p.m.in St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church - 1305 East Erie Avenue, Lorain. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday June 19th  in the church with Reverend Edward Smith, pastor of the parish presiding. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.


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Ralph  Bednar
University of Dayton Graduate
Died 6/7/2018 Age 78

Visitation will be Friday from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel – 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Funeral services will take place Saturday at 10:00 a.m. in the funeral chapel. Deacon Donald Jankowski will preside . Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.


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Duane A. Baughman
Marine Corps Veteran And B.F. Goodrich Retiree
Died 5/31/2018 Age 78

Friends may call on Sunday from 3:00 until 6:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel – 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. A Rosary will be recited there beginning at 5:45 p.m. to close the visitation. Funeral services will be Monday beginning at 9:30 a.m. in the funeral chapel. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10:00 a.m. in St. Mary Catholic Church (310 Eight Street). Reverend James Becherer will serve as the main celebrant with Reverend Daniel O. Divis serving as concelebrant. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery where military honors will be conducted by Amvets Post # 32 of Elyria.


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Christina M. Cavallo Reiber
Proud Supporter of Leukemia & Lymphoma Society; Relay For Life Participant
Died 5/25/2018 Age 52

The family will receive friends Tuesday May 29th from 2:00-4:00 & 6:00-8:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.   A memorial service will follow on Tuesday at 8:00 pm.  Private burial will be held at Calvary Cemetery in Lorain.


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Karen Marie Falbo
Devoted Mother And Grandmother
Died 5/12/2018 Age 61

Visitation will be Wednesday from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel – 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Funeral services will be Thursday at 10:30 a.m. in the funeral chapel; Reverend Rich Henry, pastor of Amherst Church of the Nazarene will officiate. Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park.


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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:



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