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Family Owned and Operated since 1912 Lorain, Ohio
Gertie  Jurczyk
Kind Hearted & Always Thought of Others Before Herself
Age 79
Born: October 10, 1938   Died: April 21, 2018

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Gertie Jurczyk (nee Jara), 79, of Mansfield and formerly of Amherst and Lorain, died Saturday April 21, 2018 in Mansfield surrounded by her children.

Gertie was born on October 10, 1938 in Lorain to Peter & Bertha Jara (nee Wojewodka).  On June 18,1960 she married Clarence (Larry) Jurczyk and they were married for over 51 years.

Surviving are children Chris (Eric) Brugler, Warren, OH; Bonnie (Tim) Secrist, Lexington, OH; Annie (Steve Miller) Jurczyk, Milwaukee, WI; Tim (Michelle) Jurczyk, Van Wert, OH; 13 Grandchildren and 7 Great Grandchildren. Also surviving are sisters Annamarie (Joe) Rayman, Huron, OH; Pat (Richard Marcus) Jara, Boca Raton, FL.

Preceding Gertie in death are her parents, her husband and her sister Flo Mutnansky.

Gertie was a licensed beautician working at Higbee’s in the Terminal Tower in Cleveland. Once married she was a stay at home mom and became an awesome grandma and great grandma. She had a kind heart and soul and always thought of others before herself.  She loved to stay connected with everyone through cards and telephone calls.

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The family will receive friends Monday April 23rd from 3:00-7:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.   Funeral services will be held Tuesday April 24th at 10:30 am in the funeral chapel followed by the mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am at St. Mary Catholic Church, 310 8th St, Lorain.  The Rev. Gerald Keller will officiate.  Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Lorain.

Please make donations to:

Catholic Charities, St. Elizabeth Center, 2726 Caroline Avenue, Lorain OH 44055.