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Family Owned and Operated since 1912 Lorain, Ohio
Dawn M. Sklarek
Receptionist at Dental Office; Bowling League Secretary
Age 49
Born: July 2, 1968   Died: September 7, 2017

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Dawn M. Sklarek (nee Glavan), 49, of Amherst, died Thursday September 7, 2017 at Autumn Aegis Nursing Home in Lorain after a long illness with Lupus.

She was born July 2, 1968 in Amherst, grew up in Lorain and resided in Amherst most of her life.

Dawn graduated from Marion Steele High School in Amherst where she played flute in the concert band and trumpet in the marching band.

She worked as a receptionist in the office of Dr. Scott Iliff DDS in Amherst for over 20 years.

Dawn enjoyed bowling and served as league secretary of the Tuesday night mixed league at Rebman Recreation in Lorain for many years as well as captain of her team.  She enjoyed camping with her boyfriend Jeff Uehlein.

Dawn was a member of the former Ss Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church in Lorain and a member of Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church in Lorain.

She is survived by her daughter Haley Sklarek of Amherst; parents Joseph F. & Pamela F. Glavan (nee Pintur) of Amherst, brother Michael Glavan of Oberlin, niece Justina Smith (Damion) and great niece Aurora Smith.  She was preceded in death by her companion of 10 years Jeff Uehlein, maternal grandparents Clyde & Phyllis Lantz and paternal grandparents Joseph & Amelia “Molly” Glavan.

The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at Autumn Aegis Nursing Home in Lorain, especially her wound nurse Gia, for the care they gave Dawn during her stay there.

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