Gluvna Shimo Hromada Home
Family Owned and Operated since 1912 www.gluvna.net Lorain, Ohio
Funeral Home Serving Lorain Ohio
upcoming services
Mark A. Frey
Secretary-Treasurer of Teamster's Local 964 Joint Council 41
Died 4/1/2020 Age 66

A procession will form in the parking lot of the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Friday. Due to COVID 19 restrictions, guests other than selected immediate family members will be asked to remain in their vehicles. The funeral cortege will depart at 11:00 a.m. and process to Ridge Hill Memorial Park for a graveside committal at 11:15 a.m. Reverend Matt Jones, pastor of Broadway Assembly will officiate. Once again, your patience and understanding is requested as only immediate family members will be permitted at the gravesite for the actual burial service.


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David  Thomas
Coach, Mentor, Lorain Sports Hall of Fame Inductee
Died 3/25/2020 Age 71

Funeral services will be conducted at a later date when the risks associated with the COVID-19 Pandemic subside.


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Donna J. Clark
Hairdresser & Cosmetologist; Proud of Her Croatian Heritage
Died 3/26/2020 Age 70

Due to COVID-19 Pandemic restrictions on gatherings, private family funeral services will be held.  A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. 


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Dorothy L. Matyi
Enjoyed Her Summers Spending Time With Family & Friends at Pelee Island
Died 3/22/2020 Age 95

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic restrictions on gatherings, private family funeral services were held. 


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Mary E. Bulloch
Central Trust Vice President; Enjoyed Traveling & Being With Her Family
Died 3/21/2020 Age 77

True to Mary’s wishes, there will be no services.   A celebration of Life will be held at a later date. 


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Dorothy A. Hobar
US Steel Retiree; Enjoyed Music & Singing
Died 3/20/2020 Age 87

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic restrictions on gatherings, private family funeral services will be held.  A memorial mass will be held at St Peter Parish in Lorain at a future date and will be announced. 


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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.