Gluvna Shimo Hromada Home
Family Owned and Operated since 1912 www.gluvna.net Lorain, Ohio
Funeral Home Serving Lorain Ohio
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Carol M. Moore
Graduate Of M.B. Johnson School Of Nursing
Died 9/21/2021 Age 90

Visitation will be Monday from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Carpel – 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. in the funeral chapel with Reverend David Rogers, pastor of St. John United Church of Christ officiating. Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst Townshp.


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David  Landreth
Life-Long Lorain County Resident
Died 9/22/2021 Age 67

Graveside services will be Saturday September 25, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. in Ridge Hill Memorial Park – 44805 North Ridge Road, Amherst. Reverend Brady Smale, Pastor of Victory Baptist Temple in Elyria will officiate. Attendees are requested to assemble along the main entry boulevard of the cemetery at 10:45 a.m.


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Frank C. Giamboi
Active Parishioner Of St. Nicholas Byzantine Rite Church And Lorain Glass Retiree
Died 9/23/2021 Age 92

Friends may call Sunday from 3:00 until 7:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel – 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. A Parastas service will be observed there at 6:00 p.m. Funeral services will begin in the funeral chapel Monday at 9:30 a.m. with the Great Panachida and will be followed by Divine Liturgy at 10:00 a.m. in St. Nicholas Byzantine Rite Church – 2711 West 40th Street in Lorain. The Very Reverend Andrew Nagrant, pastor of the church will officiate. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Lorain where military honors will be conducted by Amvets Post # 32 in Elyria.


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Steve  Nagy
US Army Air Forces Pilot Killed in Action on Bombing Mission over Germany
Died 8/24/1944 Age 23

The funeral procession for Lt Steve Nagy will begin on Friday September 24, 2021 at 10:00 am at Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.  The procession will head south on Broadway to North Ridge Road and past his alma mater, Clearview High School, where students will be assembled outside. The procession will continue to Elmwood Cemetery where full military honors will be conducted by US Army personnel. 


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Anthony Paul Catalano
Devoed Father And Uncle
Died 9/16/2021 Age 38

He will be rememebered privately by his family in a celebration of his life.


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Steven J Kurjan
American Croatian Club Vice President & Lorain Bowling Hall Of Fame Inductee
Died 8/29/2021 Age 89

Funeral services will be conducted privately by the family in Calvary Cemetery.


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Ruth  Butkowski
Devoted Christian Wife And Mother
Died 8/26/2021 Age 92

Visitation will be Monday from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel -3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Additional visitation will take place Tuesday in Ss. Peter and Paul Lutheran Church – 1500 Lincoln Boulevard from 9:30 a.m. until the time of funeral services at 10:00 a.m. Reverend Edgar Anthony, Pastor of the church will officiate. Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park.


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Joseph A. Chonko
Enjoyed CB & Ham Radio
Died 8/26/2021 Age 64

Private family services will be held.


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Clarence W. "Chugger" Dorsz
Owner of Chugger's Drive-Thru Beverage
Died 8/23/2021 Age 59

Visitation will be Friday from 12:00 noon until the time of funeral services at 1:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel – 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Reverend Gerald J. Keller will officiate. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.


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Mark Noel Kish
Possessed A Smile That Could Brighten Everyone's Day
Died 8/23/2021 Age 62

Visitation will be Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel – 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Funeral services will be Friday beginning at 9:30 a.m. in the funeral chapel; a Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10:00 a.m. in St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Parish – 2401 Homewood Drive, Lorain. Reverend Neil G Walters, Parish Administrator will officiate. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.


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Primo  Ortiz
Owned Primos Kitchen; Was Boxer in His Youth
Died 8/15/2021 Age 83

The family will receive friends Thursday August 19, 2021 from 3:00-7:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.  Additional viewing will be held on Friday August 20, 2021 from 9:00 am until the mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 am at Sacred Heart Chapel, 4301 Pearl Ave, Lorain.  (Please meet at the church). The Rev. William Thaden, pastor, will preside.  Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Lorain.  


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John D. Ritenauer
Commercial & Residential Realtor; Had Great Sense of Humor
Died 8/9/2021 Age 64

The family will receive friends Friday August 13, 2021 from 3:00-9:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.  The funeral mass will be held Saturday August 14, 2021 at 10:00 am at St Mary Catholic Church, 310 8th St, Lorain with The Rev. Daniel Divis, pastor, presiding.  (Please meet at the church).  Cremation will follow. 

 


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Curtis B Haller

Died 8/4/2021 Age 53

The family will receive friends Sunday August 8, 2021 from 4:00-8:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.  Funeral services will be held Monday August 9, 2021 at 12:00 pm in the funeral chapel.  The Rev. Danny Parsons will preside.  Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park in Amherst Township.

 


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Marilyn J. Roth
Described As Stylish, Outgoing, And Spunky By Friends
Died 12/29/2020 Age 88

A memorial Mass of Christian Burial for Marilyn J. Roth (nee Hyde) will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday September 4th in St. Mary Catholic Church (corner of West 8th Street & Reid Ave.). Reverend Daniel O. Divis, Pastor of the parish will officiate. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.


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Julia A. Dropco
Greater Lorain Barmaid For More Than A Half Century
Died 11/20/2020 Age 94

Funeral services will be Saturday July 24th at 10:00 a.m. in Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church - 4501 Clinton Avenue, Lorain. Reverend Laurie Miller, pastor of the church will officiate.


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

Please join Dave's family for a celebration of his life, accomplishments, and legacy at The Shipyards (500 Shipyards Way - Lorain) on Sunday September 12th, 2021 from 12:00 noon until 4:00 p.m. Light appetizers will be provided.


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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.