Gluvna Shimo Hromada Home
Family Owned and Operated since 1912 www.gluvna.net Lorain, Ohio
Funeral Home Serving Lorain Ohio
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Harlan R. "Hal" Mertz
Vietnam Veteran, Computer Programmer at US Steel
Died Age

The family will receive friends Wednesday 5:00-8:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.   Funeral services will be held Thursday at 9:30 am in the funeral chapel followed by the mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 41295 N Ridge Rd, Elyria Township.  The Rev. Donald Dunson, pastor, will officiate.  Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park in Amherst Township where the Disabled American Veterans Chapter #20 of Lorain will conduct military honors. 


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Jeanne M. Lamlein
Active in St. Thomas Church & Sheffield Lake Community Affairs
Died 3/23/2017 Age 83

The family will receive friends Tuesday March 28th from 2:00-8:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.  Funeral services will be held Wednesday March 29th at 9:15 am in the funeral chapel followed by the mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, 521 Harris Rd, Sheffield Lake.  The Rev. Stephen Shields, pastor, will officiate.  Cremation will follow. 


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Paul A. Kozlowski
Industrial Painter For Benko Products
Died 3/21/2017 Age 55

Visitation will be Friday from 4:00 p.m. until time of funeral services at 7:30 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Reverend James Smucker, chaplain for Mercy New Life Hospice will officiate.


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Ronald A. "Pete" Loterbaugh
Loved Life, Family, And Friends
Died 3/18/2017 Age 80

Visitation will be Tuesday from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel – 3224 Broadway Ave., Lorain. Funeral services will take place in the funeral chapel at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday with Reverend Karson Collins officiating. Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park where military honors will be conducted by the Amherst Veterans Military Honor Guard.


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Harriet L. Hageman
Devoted Parishoner of St. Anthony Church
Died 3/13/2017 Age 101

A funeral mass will be held at St. Anthony of Padua, 1305 E. Erie Ave, Lorain on Friday March 24th at 10:00am.  The Rev. Edward Smith, pastor, will officiate.  Interment will be with her beloved Jake at Elmwood Cemetery in Lorain.  The family will receive friends at Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel on Saturday March 25th from 11:00am to 1:00pm.


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Catherine V. Lopatkovich
Bookkeeper for the Family Business - Home Dairy - In Lorain
Died 3/11/2017 Age 98

The family will receive friends Tuesday March 14th from 11:00 am until the time of funeral services at noon at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.  Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park in Amherst Township. 


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Louise  Arredondo
Member And Former President of Knights Of St. John Auxiliary # 46 Drill Team
Died 2/26/2017 Age 85

Visitation will be Sunday March 12th from 3:00 until 7:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel – 3224 Broadway Avenue , Lorain. Funeral services will be Monday March 13th beginning at 9:15 a.m. in the funeral chapel. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. in St. Joseph Catholic Church, 200 St. Joseph Drive , Amherst. Reverend Timothy O'Connor, pastor of the parish will officiate. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery


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Constance "Connie" Mathewson
Enjoyed Collecting Dolls; Was A Caregiver to Her Husband During His Illness
Died 3/10/2017 Age 97

The family will receive friends Wednesday March 15th from 4:00-8:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.   Funeral services will be held Thursday March 16th at 9:30 am in the funeral chapel followed by the mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, 1454 Lexington Ave, Lorain.  The Rev. Robert J. Glepko, pastor, will preside.  Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Lorain.

 


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Alice V. Stipanovich
Was Director of Food And Nutrition Services At St. Joseph Hospital
Died 3/8/2017 Age 86

Visitation will be observed on Monday March 13th from 11:00 a.m. until the time of her Mass of Christian Burial at 12:00 noon in St. Peter Parish, 3501 Oberlin Avenue. The Reverend Craig Hovanec, pastor of the parish will officiate. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery


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Dorothy M. Rancher
Spencer Gifts Retiree; Enjoyed Traveling, Cooking & Baking
Died 3/9/2017 Age 89

The family will receive friends Monday March 13th from 5:00-8:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.  Prayer services will be held Tuesday March 14th at 9:30 am in the funeral chapel followed by the mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 41295 N. Ridge Rd, Elyria Township.  The Rev. Donald Dunson, pastor, will officiate.  Entombment will follow in the mausoleum at Resthaven Memory Gardens in Avon.   

 


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Eleanor June Antus
Active Member of St. Vincent de Paul Church; Avid Pittsburgh Steelers Fan
Died 3/4/2017 Age 82

The family will receive friends Friday March 10th from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain where the St. Vincent Altar & Rosary Society will recite the rosary Friday at 2:00 pm.  Funeral services will be held Saturday March 11th at 9:30 am in the funeral chapel followed by the mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 41295 N. Ridge Rd, Elyria Township.  Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Lorain. 

 


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Ted M. Domazet
District Manager For Papa John's
Died 2/17/2017 Age 44

The family will receive friends Saturday March 11th from 1:00-3:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.   Funeral services will be held Saturday at 3:00 pm in the funeral chapel.  The Rev. John Slatcoff, deacon of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, will preside.  Private burial will be held in Ridge Hill Memorial Park in Amherst Township. 


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Gerald "Jerry" Bahn
Sous Chef At Avon Oaks Counry Club
Died 3/4/2017 Age 67

Visitation will be Wednesday from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel – 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain where funeral services will be Thursday at 11:00 a.m. The Reverend Craig Hovanec, pastor of St. Peter Parish will officiate. Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst Township.


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Thomas Andrew McNair
Cartographer And Member Of Professional Land Surveyors Of Ohio
Died 2/28/2017 Age 61

Visitation will be Sunday from 3:00 until 7:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel – 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. A rosary will be recited there at 4:00 p.m.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Monday in St. Jude Catholic Church – 590 Poplar Street, Elyria (Please meet at church) .Reverend Frank P. Kosem. pastor of the parish will officiate. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.


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Peter M. "Pistol "Pete" Newbert
Avid Golfer; BF Goodrich Retiree
Died 2/27/2017 Age 75

The family will receive friends Thursday March 2nd from 4:00 – 8:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain. A celebration of his life will follow on Thursday at 8:00 pm in the funeral chapel.  Please wear your favorite golf shirt or casual clothing to the services. 


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Joan P. Csutoras
Enjoyed Spending Time With Her Family & Dogs
Died 2/23/2017 Age 81

The family will receive friends Sunday February 26th from 3:00-7:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.   Funeral services will be held Monday February 27th at 11:00 am in the funeral chapel.  The Rev. Troy Thompson of Church on the North Coast in Lorain, will preside.  Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park in Amherst Twp.


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William P. Reynolds, Sr.
Owned Dinner Bell Drive In For More Than Three decades
Died 2/12/2017 Age 86

Please join Bill's family for his funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday March 4, 2017 in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 41295 North Ridge Road, Elyria Township. Reverend Donald Dunson will officiate. Burial will take place in Elmwood Cemetery.


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