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Caterina  Ganobcik
Came To The United States As A War Bride in 1946
Age 88
Born: September 17, 1930   Died: April 27, 2019

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Caterina Ganobcik (nee Iodice), age 88, of Lorain, passed away at Mercy New Life Hospice of St. Joseph on the morning of Saturday April 27, 2019. Born in Marcianese, Italy on September 17, 1930, Caterina had been a resident of Lorain since 1946 coming to the United States as a war bride.

She was a long-time parishioner of Holy Trinity Catholic Church and was currently attending St. Peter Parish.

Mrs. Ganobcik had been employed in the kitchen at the American Slovak Club for more than two decades assisting with the weekly fish fries there.

She was a member of the National Slovak Society Branch 60 and enjoyed vegetable gardening, cooking, testing her luck in the lottery, and babysitting her grandchildren in her free time.

She is survived by sons John P. Ganocik (Lidia) of Amherst and Paul A. Ganobcik of Lorain, daughter Anne C. Eitner of Medina, seven grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren, and two great great grandchildren. She also leaves sisters Yolanda Romeo of Lorain, and Rosetta Iodice of Italy, and brothers Francesco and Salvador Iodice both also residing in Italy.

Caterina was preceded in death by her husband John A. Ganobcik in 1981, and by her parents Pasquale and Marianna (nee Farra) Iodice, sisters Luisa DiLuciano, Madallena Iodice, and Maria Iodice, and brother Dominic Iodice.


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