Gluvna Shimo Hromada Home
Family Owned and Operated since 1912 www.gluvna.net Lorain, Ohio
Funeral Home Serving Lorain Ohio
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George (Chip) Timko
Lorain Products Retiree; Enjoyed Talking Sports
Died 1/14/2020 Age 68

There will be no visitation.  A public mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday January 21, 2020 at 11:00 am in the social hall of St Joseph Catholic Church, 200 St Joseph Dr, Amherst.  The Rev James Shiel will preside.  Private family burial services will be held.  


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Robert "Logger" Witkowski
Avid Golfer And Lorain Sports Hall of Fame Inductee
Died 1/17/2020 Age 81

Visitation will be Tuesday from 2:00 until 6:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Funeral services will be Wednesday beginning with closing prayers in the funeral chapel at 10:00 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10:30 in Nativity BVM Catholic Church, 1454 Lexington Avenue, Lorain. The Reverend Gerald J. Keller will preside. Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park.


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Wanda F. Wych
Volunteer at St Joseph Hospital Gift Shop; Enjoyed Gardening
Died 1/12/2020 Age 98

The family will receive friends Friday January 17, 2020 from 10:00 am until the time of the mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, 1305 E Erie Ave, Lorain.  The Rev Gerald Keller will preside.  Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Lorain. 


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Gerald "Jerry" E. Mitchell
Had Auto Body Repair Shop; Enjoyed Classic Cars Shows
Died 1/10/2020 Age 77

The family will receive friends Wednesday January 15, 2020 from 2:00-4:00 pm and 6:00-8:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.  Additional visitation will be held Thursday January 16, 2020 from 10:00 am until the time of funeral services at 11:00 am in the funeral chapel.  The Rev Brian Gardiner, pastor of New Community Baptist Church, will preside.  Burial will follow in New Russia Township Cemetery. 

 


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John G. Fertalj, Jr
US Steel Retiree; US Air Force Veteran
Died 1/10/2020 Age 89

The family will receive friends for the mass of Christian Burial on Tuesday January 14, 2020 at 11:00 am at St. Mary Catholic Church, 310 8th St, Lorain.  The Rev Daniel Divis, pastor, will officiate.  Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Lorain where AMVETS Post #32 of Elyria will conduct military honors.   


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Donald Edward Buganski
US Steel Retiree; US Army Veteran
Died 1/9/2020 Age 90

Visitation will be Sunday January 12, 2020 from 1:00-4:00 PM at Johnson’s Funeral Home, 641 South Broadway, Georgetown, KY with a Prayer Service at 4:00 PM.  Additional visitation will be held Tuesday January 14, 2020 from 10:00 am until the time of the mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 am in the social hall of St. Joseph Catholic Church, 200 St Joseph Dr, Amherst.  The Rev. Robert J. Sanson will preside.  Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Lorain where AMVETS Post #32 of Elyria will conduct military honors. 


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Betty Jane Dombroski
Taught First Grade for Elyria Schools; Also Worked as a Medical Technologist
Died 1/8/2020 Age 94

The family will receive friends Thursday January 16, 2020 from 4:00-7:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.   Funeral services will be held Friday January 17, 2020 at 11:00 am in the funeral chapel.  The Rev. Wayne DeMarco, pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Lorain, will preside.  Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park in Amherst Township.

 


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Louise M. Tillack
Active Businesswoman; Founding Member of Women's Network of Lorain County
Died 1/3/2020 Age 82

A memorial mass will be held Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 9:30 am St. Vincent de Paul Church, 41295 North Ridge Road, Elyria, OH  44035, with gathering and lunch to follow in the church social hall


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Frank V. Davoli
1955 Golden Gloves Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Died 1/3/2019 Age 85

Visitation will be Monday from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel – 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Funeral services will be Tuesday beginning at 9:30 a.m. in the funeral chapel. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10:00 a.m. in Nativity BVM Catholic Church – 1454 Lexington Avenue, Lorain. Reverend Robert Glepko, pastor of the parish will officiate. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.


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Elmer G. Kozich
Retired Lorain City Assistant Fire Chief; US Army WWII Veteran
Died 12/28/2019 Age 102

The family will receive friends Tuesday January 7, 2020 from 5:00-8:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.   Funeral services will be held Wednesday January 8, 2020 at 11:00 am in the funeral chapel.  The Rev. Ray Anglea of First Baptist Church in Elyria will preside.  Burial will be held in Ridge Hill Memorial Park in Amherst Township where AMVETS Post #32 of Elyria will conduct military honors.


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Larry A. "Bub" Powell, II
Brookside High School Graduate & Professional Commercial Roofer
Died 12/31/2019 Age 44

Friends may call Sunday from 3:00 until 7:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Funeral services will be Monday at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral chapel with Reverend Matt Jones, pastor of Broadway Assembliy presiding.. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery.


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Zion James Moon
Son of Selena Frazier & James Moon IV
Died 12/26/2019 Age 26 days

The family will receive friends Thursday January 2, 2020 from 11:00 am until the time of funeral services at 12:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.   The Rev. Randall McKinney, pastor of Cross Community Church in Elyria, will preside.  


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Rita Ann Carpino
Former Teller at Central Bank And Huntington Bank
Died 12/20/2019 Age 81

Visitation will be Friday December 27th, 2019 from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Funeral services will be Saturday December 28th beginning at 9:00 a.m. in the funeral chapel. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 9:30 a.m. in St. Peter Parish, 3501 Oberlin Avenue, Lorain. Reverend Craig Hovanec and Reverend Gerald J. Keller will concelebrate. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.


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