Gluvna Shimo Hromada Home
Family Owned and Operated since 1912 www.gluvna.net Lorain, Ohio
Funeral Home Serving Lorain Ohio
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James R. King
Former Superintendant of Electrical Maintenance At U.S. Steel
Died 2/17/2019 Age 90

Visitation will be Thursday from 3:00 until 7:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Funeral services will be Friday beginning at 9:30 in the funeral chapel; a Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10:00 a.m. in St, Mary Catholic Church (West 8th and Reid Avenue). Reverend Daniel O. Divis, pastor will officiate. Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park where military honors will be conducted by Amvets Post # 32 of Elyria.


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George "Bud" Metelsky
Lorain Police Sergeant; Korean War Vet; Loved Sports & Yard Work
Died 2/17/2019 Age 89

The family will receive friends Wednesday February 20th from 4:00-7:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.   Funeral services will be private with burial at Elmwood Cemetery in Lorain.  


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Consuelo "Connie" Smith
Owned Cam's Hair Fashions in Bay Village
Died 2/5/2019 Age 84

Visitation will be Sunday February 24th from 3:00 until 7:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Please join her family for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. on Monday February 25th in St. Joseph Catholic Church,  32929 Lake Road, Avon Lake. Reverend Ronald J. Wearsch, pastor of the parish will officiate. Entombment will follow in Resthaven Memory Gardens, Avon.


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Daniel G. Beachler
World War II Navy Veteran
Died 2/10/2019 Age 92

Visitation will be today (Wednesday) from 3:00 until 7:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Funeral services will be Thursday at 1:00 p.m. in the funeral chapel. Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park where military honors will be conducted by Amvets Post # 32 of Elyria.

 


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Joan D. Brumback
Retired Treasurer Of The Lorain City Schools
Died 2/7/2019 Age 92

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 be Saturday beginning at 9:00 a.m. in the funeral chapel. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 9:30 a.m. in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 41295 North Ridge Rd, Elyria Township. Reverend John C. Retar will serve as celebrant. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery where military honors will be conducted by Amvets Post # 32 of Elyria.


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Christine I. Saltis-Nedelman
Owned Chris' Beauty Shop
Died 2/6/2019 Age 92

The family will receive friends Monday February 11th from 9:00 am until the time of funeral services at 11:00 am at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.   The Rev. Gerald Keller will officiate.  Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Lorain.


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Robert W. Ralph
Member Of The Alliance of Transylvanian Saxons Branch 5
Died 2/6/2019 Age 59

Friends may call on 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 11:00 a.m. in the funeral chapel with Reverend David Rogers, pastor of St. John United Church of Christ presiding. Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park.


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John D. Gargasz
Affectionately Known To All As Mr. Lorain
Died 1/27/2019 Age 59

Visitation will be Sunday from 1:00 until 5:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel - 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. A memorial service conducted by Lorain Elks Lodge 1301 will take place at 4:45 p.m. Funeral services will be Monday beginning at 10:00 a.m. in the funeral chapel. Reverend Phil Kerlin will officiate. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery in Amherst.


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Emily Thomas Glaser
Trauma Nurse at Metro Health Medical Center; Had a Wicked Sense of Humor
Died 1/27/2019 Age 40

The family will receive friends Friday February 1st from 9:30 am until the time of the funeral mass at 10:30 am at St Peter Parish, 3501 Oberlin Ave, Lorain.  The Rev. Craig Hovanec, pastor, will preside.


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Mary Ann Hentges
Holy Trinity Catholic Church Member; St Joseph Hospital Retiree
Died 1/26/2019 Age 101

A mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday January 31st at 10:00 am at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, 1454 Lexington Ave, Lorain.  The Rev. Robert J. Glepko, pastor of Nativity BVM Catholic Church in Lorain and the Rev. Leonard Bacik, pastor of St. Bartholomew Catholic Church in Middleburg Heights, will concelebrate.  Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Lorain.


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Elizabeth  Gregorek
Served as a Corporal in the Polish Air Force; Forced to Work in Siberian Labor Camp
Died 1/25/2019 Age 94

The family will receive friends Tuesday January 29th from 10:00 am until the time of the mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am at St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Catholic Church, 2143 Homewood Dr, Lorain.  The Rev. John Retar, pastor, will preside.  Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Lorain. 


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Helen L. Glass
Dedicated Homemaker And Avid Traveler
Died 1/21/2019 Age 91

Visitation will be today (Thursday) from 3:00 until 7:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Funeral services will be Friday at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral chapel with Reverend Melinda Quellhorst presiding. Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst Township.


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Jean L. Schweinberg
Loved To Travel, Enjoyed Photography, Worked at Thew Shovel & Higbee's
Died 1/20/2019 Age 94

The family will receive friends Friday January 25th from 4:00 pm until the time of funeral services at 6:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.   The Rev. James Smucker, chaplain of Mercy New Life Hospice in Lorain, will preside.   Private burial will be held at Ridge Hill Memorial Park in Amherst Township


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Thomas P. Vaughn
Outdoor Enthusiast And Former Ridge Tool Job Setter
Died 1/15/2019 Age 71

Visitation will be Monday from 1:00 until the time funeral services at 4:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Reverend Josh Smith, lead pastor of the Amherst Family Fellowship will officiate. Cremation will follow.


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Danny L. Amend
Active St. Vincent de Paul Member; Enjoyed Family Gatherings & Events
Died 1/9/2019 Age 74

The family will receive friends Friday January 11th from 4:00-8:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain. Funeral services will be held Saturday January 12th at 9:00 am in the funeral chapel followed by the mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 am at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 41295 N Ridge Rd, Elyria Twp.  The Rev. John Retar, pastor of St Frances Cabrini Catholic Church in Lorain, will preside.  Burial will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery in Brook Park.


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