Gluvna Shimo Hromada Home
Family Owned and Operated since 1912 Lorain, Ohio
Barbara J. Underwood
Enjoyed Playing Bingo; Collected Beanie Babies
Age 78
Born: March 21, 1941   Died: January 24, 2020

Gluvna Shimo Hromada

Lorain: Barbara J. Underwood (née Bartok), 78, of Lorain, died Friday January 24, 2020 at her home.

She was born March 21, 1941 in Lorain and had been a lifelong Lorain resident. 

Barbara attended St Ladislaus Catholic School and graduated from Lorain High School.

She worked at Monarch Electric in Cleveland. She enjoyed bingo, shopping and collecting Beanie Babies.

She is survived by her daughters Rebecca (Pete) Rodriguez of Cleveland and Barbara Webb of Lorain; grandchildren Derek Webb of Lorain, Heather Sheppard of Oberlin and Christopher Sheppard of Lorain; 5 great grandchildren and brother Robert (Karolyn) Bartok Sr of Vermilion.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 22 years Russell L. Underwood on October 21, 1988, grandsons Delbert E. Sheppard, Jr on May 6, 2011 and Nicholas Webb on November 2, 2018; parents Paul and Mary Bartok (née Sofia); sisters Christine Olsen and Mary Acs and brothers Paul, Richard and William Bartok.

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The family will receive friends Monday January 27, 2020 from 4:00-7:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.  Funeral services will be held Tuesday January 28, 2020 at 11:00 am in the funeral chapel. The Rev John Retar, pastor of St Frances Cabrini Catholic Church in Lorain, will preside. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Lorain.

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