Gluvna Shimo Hromada Home
Family Owned and Operated since 1912 www.gluvna.net Lorain, Ohio
Funeral Home Serving Lorain Ohio
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Barbara L. Suster
Ridge Tool Retiree
Died 11/18/2017 Age 68

The family will receive friends Tuesday November 21, 2017 from 1:00-4:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.   Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 4:00 pm in the funeral chapel.  The Rev. Gary Griffith, pastor of First Community Church in Lorain and a cousin of Barbara’s, will preside.  Cremation will follow and her ashes will be buried at Ridge Hill Memorial Park in Amherst Township at a later date. 


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Stephanie L. Robles
Enjoyed Arts & Crafts
Died 11/14/2017 Age 39

The family will receive friends Friday November 17th 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 Rev. Peter Toth, pastor of Hungarian Reformed UCC in Lorain, presiding.  Cremation will follow. 


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Jeannette  Leshinski
Family-Oriented Wife, Mother, & Grandmother
Died 11/9/2017 Age 86

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated in Nativity BVM Catholic Church on Monday November 13, 2017 with Reverend Robert J. Glepko, pastor of the parish presiding. Entombment followed in Calvary Cemetery.


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Julia A. Klekota
Former Paczki Ball Queen
Died 11/6/2017 Age 102

Visitation will be Friday from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel – 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Funeral services will be Saturday beginning at 10:30 a.m. in the funeral chapel. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 a.m. in Nativity BVM Catholic Church – 1454 Lexington Avenue. Reverend Robert Glepko, pastor of the parish will officiate. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.


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Robert L. Whitman
Master Mechanic For International Operating Engineers Local # 18
Died 11/6/2017 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. Funeral services will be Friday at 10:00 a.m. in the funeral chapel with Reverend Beverly Brummel, pastor of St. Peter United Church of Christ presiding. Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park.


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Robert A. Gwynn, Jr
Enjoyed Hunting, Fishing & Spending Time With His Grandchildren
Died 11/4/2017 Age 64

The family will receive friends Wednesday November 8th from 3:00 pm until the time of funeral services at 5:30 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.  Cremation will follow.  At the conclusion of funeral services, the family will host a dinner reception at VFW Post #451, 4562 Oberlin Ave, Lorain.  All are welcome to attend. 


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Wayne M. "Duke" Berens
Ohio Edison Stationary Engineer
Died 10/14/2017 Age 61

Visitation will be Thursday November 2nd from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel - 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Burial of Wayne's cremated remains will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday November 8th in Calvary Cemetery.


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Raymond A. Traczek
Finast Grocery Stores Retiree
Died 10/23/2017 Age 87 Years

Visitation will be Friday October 27th from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Funeral services will be Saturday beginning at 10:30 a.m. in the funeral chapel. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow in St. Peter Parish – 3501 Oberlin Avenue at 11:00 a.m. Reverend Craig Hovanec, pastor of the parish will officiate. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Lorain with military honors conducted by Amvets Post # 32 of Elyria.


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Laura  Grimes
Was Licensed Practical Nurse for Twenty-Eight Years
Died 10/22/2017 Age 69

Visitation will be Thursday from 3:00 until the time of funeral services at 5:45 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel – 3224 Broadway Avenue, Reverend Eric Schall representing the Harvest Ridge Church wil officiate. Cremation will follow.

Immediately following the funeral service, attendees are invited to join the Grimes Family for extended fellowship at American Legion Post # 30 - 1112 West Erie Avenue, Lorain.

 

 


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Maria  Rokyta
St. Nicholas Byzantine Rite Church Member; Enjoyed Gardening
Died 10/21/2017 Age 89

The family will receive friends Tuesday October 24th from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain where the Parastas Service will be held Tuesday at 6:00 pm.  Panachida Services will be held Wednesday October 25th at 9:30 am in the funeral chapel followed by the Divine Liturgy at 10:00 am at St. Nicholas Byzantine Rite Catholic Church, 2711 W. 40th St, Lorain.  The Rev. Fr. Nicholas Rachford, pastor, will be the celebrant.  Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Lorain. 


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Kathleen L. "Kathy" Martin
Clerk for the City of Sheffield Lake; Devoted Wife, Mother & Grandmother
Died 10/19/2017 Age 80

The family will receive friends Sunday October 22nd from 3:00-7:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.  Additional viewing will be held on Monday October 23rd from 9:30 am until 10:00 am at Holy Spirit Parish, 410 Lear Rd, Avon Lake followed by the mass of Christian Burial Monday at 10:00 am.  Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park in Amherst Township.

 


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Betty L. Kaliszewski
Lorain Community Hospital Retiree
Died 10/18/2017 Age 85

The family will receive friends Monday October 23rd from 4:00-8:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.  Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11:00 am in the funeral chapel with the Rev. Mark Telepak, chaplain with Crossroads Hospice, presiding.  Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park in Amherst Township.


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Kathleen "Katie" Wood
St. Mary High School Graduate And Former Lorain National Bank Teller
Died 10/15/2017 Age 77

Visitation will be Tuesday October 17th from 4:00 until 7:30 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel – 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Funeral services will begin Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. in the funeral chapel. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 a.m. in St. Frances Cabrini Parish – 2143 Homewood Drive, Lorain. Reverend John C. Retar, pastor of the parish will serve as celebrant. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.


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Ann N. Maltarich
United States Navy Veteran & General Electric Retiree
Died 10/11/2017 Age 93

Graveside services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday October 17th in Resthaven Memory Gardens, 3700 Center Road, Avon. (Please gather at the A-Frame Chapel.) Crossroads Hospice Chaplain Mark Telepak will officiate.


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John L. Kovacs
Lorain Ford Plant Retiree, Loved Cars & Planes
Died 10/9/2017 Age 76

The family will receive friends Friday October 13th from 2:00-4:00 pm at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 295 College Park Dr, Elyria.  Funeral services will begin on Friday at 4:00 pm in the church.  The Rev. Laurie Miller, pastor of Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lorain, will preside.  Cremation will follow. 


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Quinn Mallory Andrews

Died 10/5/2017 Age 10 months

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Marianne M. Maderia
Macy's Department Store Retiree; Devoted to Her Church
Died 10/5/2017 Age 80

The family invites friends to join them for the Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and Recitation of the Rosary Prayer on Monday October 9th at 9:30 am at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 41295 N Ridge Rd Elyria.  At the conclusion of prayer, the family will receive friends from 10:00 am until the time of the mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am in the church.  The Rev. Donald Dunson, pastor, will officiate.  Entombment will follow in the mausoleum at Calvary Cemetery in Lorain.

 


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Eileen M. Perusek
Had Several Articles Published; Enrolled in College at the Age of 50 & Earned an Associate Degree
Died 10/1/2017 Age 92

The family will receive friends Sunday October 8th from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo- Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain. The funeral will take place Monday, October 9th at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home followed by the mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary Church, 8th Street and Reid Avenue, Lorain, with Rev. Fr. Daniel Divis officiating. Interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Lorain.


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Irene M. Debrason
Active Member of St. Anthony of Padua Church; Enjoyed Traveling With Her Husband
Died 10/3/2017 Age 80

The family will receive friends Friday October 6th from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.   Funeral services will be held Saturday October 7th at 9:30 am in the funeral chapel followed by the mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, 1305 E. Erie Ave, Lorain.  The Rev. Robert J. Glepko, pastor of Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church of Lorain, will officiate.   Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park in Amherst Township.

 


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