Gluvna Shimo Hromada Home
Family Owned and Operated since 1912 www.gluvna.net Lorain, Ohio
Funeral Home Serving Lorain Ohio
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Mary B. Verbanek
Was Beautician & Enjoyed Beauty Care Products
Died 7/24/2021 Age 99

The family will receive friends Wednesday July 28, 2021 from 10:30 am until the time of the mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am at St Peter Parish, 3501 Oberlin Ave, Lorain.    The Rev. Craig Hovanec, pastor, will preside.  Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Lorain. 

 


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Deana "Diane" Thomas
Lorain Ford Assembly Plant Retiree; Loved Her Grandchildren
Died 7/21/2021 Age 78

The family will receive friends Monday July 26, 2021 from 4:00 -8:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway, Lorain.  Funeral services will be held Tuesday July 27, 2021 at 11:00 am in the funeral chapel with the Rev. John Jackson, chaplain of Mercy New Life Hospice, presiding.  Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery in Lorain. 


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Chriss  Dillon, Jr.
Was One of Eighteen Children In Family
Died 7/18/2021 Age 88

Graveside services will be conducted privately in Ridge Hill Memorial Park under the direction of the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel.


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Agnes A. Micsak
Registered Nurse At Both St. Joseph Hospital And Lorain Community Hospital
Died 7/14/2021 Age 89

Friends may call from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday 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. Reverend Alex Barton, rector of the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer will preside. Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst Township.


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Charles L. "Chuck" Hawes Jr
Worked at C&K Industrial; Lorain High School Graduate
Died 7/9/2021 Age 61

The family will receive friends Wednesday July 14, 2021 from 4:00 pm until the time of funeral services at 7:00 pm at Bethel Chapel, 4065 Broadway, Lorain. The Rev Lorri Bandagski, pastor, will preside.  Cremation will follow. 

 


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Rose Marie Schneider
Those We Have Held In Our Arms A Short While, We Hold in Our Hearts Forever.
Died 7/7/2021 Age 67

Friends may call Wednesday from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel – 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Graveside services will be conducted privately for the family in Calvary Cemetery.


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Barbara A. "Cookie" Palinski
Licensed Practical Nurse at St Joseph Hospital
Died 7/4/2021 Age 67

The family will receive friends Tuesday July 13, 2021 from 4:00 pm until the time of a memorial service at 7:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain. Janine Smalley will be the officiant.  


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Sandra J. "Sandi" Stavesky
Enjoyed Spending Time With Her Friends
Died 7/6/2021 Age 76

The family will receive friends Friday July 9, 2021 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain. Cremation will follow.  Her ashes will be interred in a public ceremony on Monday July 12, 2021 at 11:00 am at Ridge Hill Memorial Park in Amherst Township. 


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Neil G. Rochette
Master Toolmaker & Inspector; Owned Machine Shop
Died 7/5/2021 Age 72

The family will receive friends Thursday July 8, 2021 from 10:00 am until the time of the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am at St Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, 2143 Homewood Ave, Lorain.  The Rev Neil Walters, pastor, will preside.   Cremation will follow and his ashes interred at a later date at Calvary Cemetery in Lorain in a private family ceremony.


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Michael J. Rutar
Embraced Slovenian Heritage
Died 7/3/2021 Age 98

Visitation will be observed in St. Vitus Catholic Church – 6019 Lausche Avenue, Cleveland on Friday July 9th from 9:30 a.m. until the time of his Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. Reverend John C. Retar, pastor of the parish will serve as celebrant with Reverend Joseph Boznar as concelebrant. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery – Lorain.


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Sandra  Bahn
Shook The Hand Of Pope John Paul II
Died 7/4/2021 Age 70

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 10th, in St. Peter Parish - 3501 Oberlin Aveue, Lorain. Reverend Craig Hovanec, pastor of the church will officiate. Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst Township. Friends may call in church from 10:30 a.m. until the time of services.


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Julia  Sawzin
Active Parishioner At St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church
Died 7/1/2021 Age 98

Visitation will be Thursday from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel – 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Friday in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church – 41295 North Ridge Road, Elyria Township. (Please meet at church) Reverend Neil G. Walters, pastor of the parish will serve as celebrant. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Lorain.


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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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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

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  • 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.