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Family Owned and Operated since 1912 Lorain, Ohio
Steve  Patrlja
Columbia Gas Retiree; Enjoyed Playing The Lottery & Poker
Age 83
Born: September 7, 1935   Died: August 8, 2019

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Steve Patrlja, 83, of Lorain, died Thursday August 8, 2019 at Ames Family Hospice House in Westlake surrounded by his family.

He was born September 7, 1935 in Brownsville, Pennsylvania and had resided in Lorain most of his life.

Steve worked for Columbia Gas retiring after 30 years.  Prior to that, he worked at the Lorain Ford Assembly Plant and AMSHIP.

He was a member of the 20-30 Club of Lorain and enjoyed playing poker and the lottery as well as woodworking, fishing and trips to Pelee Island.

He is survived by his children: Dana Ebinger and Stephen Patrlja; grandchildren: Jennifer Klein (Steve), Elizabeth Rodriquez, Christopher Ebinger and Stephanie Patrlja; 4 great grandchildren, sister Mildred Johns and sister-in-law Dorothy Matyi (Ed -deceased).  He was preceded in death by his wife of 34 years Joan A. Patrlja (nee Babics) in 1995, son Rick Foisy in 2017, son-in-law Ray Ebinger, parents Marko & Mary Patrlja (nee Jandrokovic) and brothers Joseph, John & Matt Patrlja.


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The family will receive friends Sunday August 18, 2019 from 2:00-4:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.  Private family burial services will be held at Ridge Hill Memorial Park in Amherst Township.


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