Gluvna Shimo Hromada Home
Family Owned and Operated since 1912 www.gluvna.net Lorain, Ohio
Funeral Home Serving Lorain Ohio
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Jennie P. Potyrala
Nativity BVM Parishioner
Died 1/18/2018 Age 95

Visitation will be Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until time of funeral services at 11:00 a.m.in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel – 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Reverend Mr. Robert Dybo, Permanent Deacon at Nativity BVM Parish will officiate. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.


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Gerald A. "Jerry" Olah
U.S. Marine Corps Veteran
Died 1/17/2018 Age 72

Friends may call 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 at 11:00 a.m. in Ss. Peter & Paul Lutheran Church – 1500 Lincoln Blvd., Sheffield Township. Reverend Edgar Anthony, pastor of the church will officiate. Military honors will be conducted by Amvets Post # 32 of Elyria at the conclusion of church services.  Burial of Jerry’s cremated remains will take place in the Western Reserve National Cemetery in Rittman, Ohio.


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John  Ivan
U.S. Steel Retiree & Accomplished Woodworker
Died 1/16/2018 Age 87

Visitation will be Sunday from 3:00 until 7:00 p.m.in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel – 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. A Parastas service will be conducted at 6:30 p.m. Panachida services will begin at 9:30 Monday in the funeral chapel. The Divine Liturgy will follow at 10:00 a.m. in St. Nicholas Byzantine Rite Catholic Church – 2711 West 40th Street, Lorain. The Very Reverend Nicholas R.A. Rachford, J.C.L., pastor of the parish will officiate. Military honors conducted by Amvets Post # 32 of Elyria will be conducted immediately following the church services. Private burial will take place in Calvary Cemetery


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David G. Foisy
Sang in Golden Cresent Chorus; BF Goodrich Retiree
Died 1/16/2018 Age 78

The family will receive friends Friday January 19th from 10:00 am until 11:00 am at St. Peter Parish, 3501 Oberlin Ave, Lorain.  The funeral mass will follow on Friday at 11:00 am with the Rev. Craig Hovanec, pastor, officiating.

 


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Dorothy S. Abel
Hungarian Reformed Church Member
Died 1/15/2018 Age 86

Private family funeral services will be held.


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Edna "Dean" Laws
Enjoyed Spending Time With Her Family
Died 1/15/2018 Age 86

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 at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral chapel with Reverend Ronald Brickner, pastor of St. Mary Catholic Church in Vermilion officiating. Entombment will follow in Resthaven Memory Gardens, Avon.


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Joseph F. Costello, Jr.
US Steel Retiree; Enjoyed Fishing & Bowling
Died 1/13/2018 Age 76

The family will receive friends Thursday January 18th from 5:00-8:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.   Cremation will follow. 

 


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Phyllis A. Muzick
Co-Owned & Operated Several Businesses With Her Late Husband
Died 1/13/2018 Age 88

Family and friends may visit on Tuesday January 16th from 3-7 p.m. at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Home, 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain where the Parastas services will be observed at 6:00 p.m. The St. Nicholas Altar and Rosary Society will recite the rosary immediately following the Parastas to conclude the visitation.  Funeral services will commence at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, January 17th in the funeral home. The Divine Liturgy is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. at St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Parish, 2711 West 40th Street Lorain.  The Rev. Nicholas Rachford, pastor, will officiate.  Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Lorain.


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Joseph D. O'Brien
Engineer at RE Warner & Associates; Part of Firm That Designed Lorain City Logo
Died 1/9/2018 Age 83

The family will receive friends Tuesday January 16th from 10:00 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 officiate. 


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Ernest  Dugovich
Bronze Star Recipient And Retired USPS Letter Carrier
Died 1/9/2018 Age 92

Funeral services were conducted Friday in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel – 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Deacon John Slatcoff representing St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Elyria Township officiated. Burial followed in Ridge Hill Memorial Park in Amherst Township where military honors were conducted by Amvets Post # 32 of Elyria.


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Donald W. Karpinski
US Navy WWII Veteran; US Steel Retiree
Died 1/9/2018 Age 95

The family will receive friends Saturday January 13th from 9:30 am until the time of 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 officiate.  Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Lorain where military honors will be conducted by AMVETS Post #32 of Elyria and active duty Navy personnel.


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Joyce M. Reinhardt
Accomplished Woodcarver
Died 1/9/2018 Age 88

Visitation will be Sunday from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel – 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral chapel with Reverend John Jackson, Chaplain for Mercy New Life Hospice officiating. Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst Township.


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Stanley E. "Stan" Phillips
US Steel Retiree
Died 1/3/2018 Age 70

Private family funeral services were held at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.  Burial was in Ridge Hill Memorial Park in Amherst Township.


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Mary E. Macove
Worked at Mascon Toy Company
Died 1/5/2018 Age 97

The family will receive friends Tuesday January 9th from 10:00 am until the time of the mass of Christian Burial at 11:30 am at St Peter Parish, 3501 Oberlin Ave, Lorain.  The Rev. Craig Hovanec will preside.  Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Sandusky. 


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Rebecca "Becky" Sigal
Advocate for the Homeless; Worked for Catholic Charities
Died 1/2/2018 Age 67

The family will receive friends Saturday January 6th from 2:00 pm until the time of memorial services at 4:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.

 


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Margaret M. "Peggy" White
Registered Nusre At St. Joseph Hospital And For Lorain City Schools
Died 1/1/2018 Age 85

Visitation will be Friday January 5th from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel – 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. The St. Frances Altar and Rosary Society will recite the rosary there at 4:30 p.m. Funeral services will be Saturday beginning at 9:30 a.m. in the funeral chapel. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10:00 a.m. in St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Parish – 2143 Homewood Drive, Lorain. Reverend John C. Retar, pastor of the parish will officiate. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Lorain


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Ray A. Ferrell
US Steel Retiree; Licensed Private Pilot
Died 12/30/2017 Age 89

The family will receive friends Tuesday January 2nd from 4:00-8:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.   Funeral services will be held Wednesday January 3rd at 10:00 am in the funeral chapel.  Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park in Amherst Township where AMVETS Post #32 of Elyria will conduct military honors. 


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Mary Ann Gregus
Taught Ceramics; Lorain County Human Services Retiree
Died 12/27/2017 Age 81

The family will receive friends Wednesday January 3rd from 3:00-7:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.   Funeral services will be held Thursday January 4th 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 Livingston Ave, Lorain.  The Rev. Robert J. Glepko, pastor, will officiate.  Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Lorain. 


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Clyde W. Fulton
Nordson Retiree; WWII Army Veteran
Died 12/22/2017 Age 101

The family will receive friends Thursday January 4th from 12:00 pm until the time of funeral services at 2:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.  The Rev. Karen Hollingsworth, pastor of Faith United Methodist Church in Lorain, will preside.  Military honors will be conducted by AMVETS Post #32 Honor Guard.  Cremation will follow. 


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Andrew N. Hanko, Sr
Co-Owner & Operator of Hanko's Gin Mill
Died 12/26/2017 Age 96

The family will receive friends Thursday December 28th from 4:00-8:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.   Additional viewing will be held Friday December 29th from 9:30 am until the time of the Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am at St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Church, 2640 Stoney Ridge Rd, Avon.  The Rev C Thomas Cleaton, pastor of St Mary of the Immaculate Conception Church and the Rev James Schmitz, pastor of St. Leo the Great Catholic Church in Cleveland, will concelebrate.  Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Lorain where AMVETS Post #32 Honor Guard will conduct military honors. 

 


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Dominic P. Zocchi
Owned Dom and Luigi's Barber Shop
Died 12/23/2017 Age 82

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 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, pastor of the parish will officiate. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery where Amvets Post # 32 of Elyria will conduct full military honors


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Helen R. Czarney
Former Secretary At Nativity BVM Parish School
Died 12/24/2017 Age 98

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 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.  Reverend Theodore Marszal will serve as main celebrant with Reverend Kenneth Katricak serving as concelebrant. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.


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