Gluvna Shimo Hromada Home
Family Owned and Operated since 1912 www.gluvna.net Lorain, Ohio
Funeral Home Serving Lorain Ohio
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Richard V. Rancher
Worked in Maintenance at Clearview High School & Lorain County Savings & Trust
Died 12/11/2018 Age 91

The family will receive friends Friday December 14th from 10:00-10:30 am at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 41295 N Ridge Rd, Elyria Twp.  The Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10:30 am in the church. The Rev. John Retar, pastor of St. Frances Cabrini Parish in Lorain, will officiate.  Entombment will follow in the mausoleum at Resthaven Memory Gardens in Avon where military honors will be conducted by AMVETS Post #32 of Elyria.

 


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Steven C. Scali
Coley Machining Employee; Enjoyed Spending Time With His Family & Friends
Died 12/10/2018 Age 57

The family will receive friends Thursday December 13th from 4:00-8:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.   Funeral services will be held on Friday December 14th at 11:00 am in the funeral chapel.   The Rev. Craig Hovanec, pastor of St. Peter Parish in Lorain, will preside.  Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Lorain. 


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John  Stemkowski
US Steel Retiree; Enjoyed Woodworking
Died 11/30/2018 Age 83

The family will receive friends Sunday December 2nd from 2:00-5:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain and on Monday December 3rd from 10:30 am until the time of the mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am at St Peter Parish, 3501 Oberlin Ave, Lorain.  The Rev. Craig Hovanec, pastor, will officiate.  Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Lorain where AMVETS Post #32 of Elyria will conduct military honors.

 


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Richard P. Giran
Proud of His Hungarian Heritage; Enjoyed Spending Time With His Daughter
Died 11/23/2018 Age 86

The family will receive friends Tuesday November 27th from 5:00-8:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.   Additional viewing will be on Wednesday November 28th from 10:30 am until the mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, 1454 Lexington Ave, Lorain.  The Rev. Robert J. Glepko, pastor, will officiate.  Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Lorain where AMVETS Post #32 of Elyria will conduct military honors. 

 


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Barbara K. Rector
Enjoyed Bingo; Cashier at the Ohio Turnpike Plaza in Amherst
Died 11/22/2018 Age 70

The family will receive friends Monday November 26th from 5:00-8:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.   Funeral services will be held Tuesday November 27th at 10:30 am in the funeral chapel with The Rev. Chris LaLonde, pastor of Cornerstone United Methodist Church in Elyria Township, presiding.  Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery in Lorain.


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Shirley Jean Rister
Private Duty Nurse; Enjoyed Making Beaded Jewelry
Died 11/18/2018 Age 67

The family will receive friends Monday November 26th from 10:00 am until the time of funeral services at 11:00 am at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.  The Rev. Bob Eddy, pastor of Church of Christ, will preside.  Burial follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park in Amherst Township.


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Vanita L. Edleman
May Company Retiree; Former St Joseph Church Member
Died 11/18/2018 Age 97

The family will receive friends Tuesday November 27th from 3:00-7:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.   Funeral services will be held Wednesday November 28th at 9:30 am in the funeral chapel followed by the mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am at St. Mary Catholic Church, 310 8th St, Lorain.  The Rev. Daniel Divis, pastor, and Deacon Lou Maldonado will concelebrate.  Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Lorain.


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Joseph Melvin Geisel
Avid Baseball Fan & Coach
Died 11/18/2018 Age 51

Visitation will be Friday from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. & 6:00 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 funeral chapel. Reverend Daniel Wenger will officiate. Burial will follow in Resthaven Memory Gardens, Avon. Following the committal services, attendees are invited to join Joe’s family for extended fellowship at Lakeview Baptist Church – 591 Ferndale Avenue in Vermilion.


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Jeffrey J. Kata
Loved Making New Friends; Maintenance Worker at St. Mary of the Woods
Died 11/10/2018 Age 61

 

The family will receive friends Friday November 16th from 3:00-7:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.   Funeral services will follow on Friday at 7:00 pm in the funeral chapel with the Reverend James D. Schorr presiding.  Cremation will follow.  His ashes will be buried at Calvary Cemetery in Lorain at a later date. 


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