Gluvna Shimo Hromada Home
Family Owned and Operated since 1912 Lorain, Ohio
Ralph  Bednar
University of Dayton Graduate
Age 78
Born: March 11, 1940   Died: June 7, 2018

Gluvna Shimo Hromada

Ralph Bednar, age 78, of Tampa, and formerly of  Lorain Ohio, passed away on Thursday June 7th, 2018. Born and raised in Ohio, Ralph moved to the Tampa Bay area in 1991. He was a graduate of the University of Dayton and became a Certified Public Accountant. A U.S. Army veteran, he was employed as the director of internal audit for both North and South America with GTE (now Verizon). Ralph retired in 2000.

He served as an officer and director of the Tampa Sportsmen and was also a member of Tampa Bay Sporting Clays.

He is survived by his daughter Elizabeth Rake, step-son Brian Hozian (Gina), grandchildren Morgan, Kayla, Ellie, and Arlie, and brother Harold Bednar.  He was preceded in death by his wife Arlie G. Bednar (nee Saunders) in 2009.






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Visitation will be Friday from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel – 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Funeral services will take place Saturday at 10:00 a.m. in the funeral chapel. Deacon Donald Jankowski will preside . Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.

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