Gluvna Shimo Hromada Home
Family Owned and Operated since 1912 Lorain, Ohio
Gerald P. Januszewski
Oldest Member of the Polish Fisherman Club; Korean War Vet
Age 88
Born: November 2, 1931   Died: August 23, 2020

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 Gerald Peter “Jerry” Januszewski, 88, of Lorain passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday August 23, 2020.

He was born November 2, 1931 in Lorain to the late Peter and Victoria Januszewski (née Kotoski).

Jerry graduated from Lorain High School in 1949 and served with the US Army 570th Ordnance Company in Korea from 1951-1953.  After the military, he was employed at American Shipbuilding, Freuhauf Trailer and USS/Kobe where he retired in 1996.

Jerry was a lifelong member of Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church of Lorain.  He was the oldest member of the Polish Fisherman’s Club of Lorain, a life member of the former United Polish Club in Lorain, life member of AMVETS Post #22 of Vermilion, VFW Post #451 in Lorain and American Legion Post #118 in Amherst.  Jerry was an avid fisherman all of his life and also enjoyed boating and traveling. 

He is survived by his wife of 63 years Carolyn Januszewski (née Neiding), children: Katherine Truskot and Carl (Vicki) Januszewski and grandchildren Melanie Truskot, James Truskot and Dana Beam.  

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The family will receive friends Wednesday August 26, 2020 from 5:00-8:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.  Funeral services will be held Thursday August 27, 2020 at 11:00 am in the funeral chapel.  The Rev. John Retar, pastor of St Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, will preside. Please follow the COVID-19 social distancing guidelines displayed at the funeral chapel entrance and throughout the building.  Masks must be worn by all attendees. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Lorain where the Vermilion Veterans Councl will conduct military honors.  

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