Gluvna Shimo Hromada Home
Family Owned and Operated since 1912 www.gluvna.net Lorain, Ohio
Funeral Home Serving Lorain Ohio
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Helen  Kastl
Labor & Delivery Nurse at St. Joseph Hospital; Active Member of Faith United Methodist Church
Died 6/15/2017 Age 94

The family will receive friends Monday June 19th from 5:00-8:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.  Funeral services will be held Tuesday June 20th at 10:00 am in the funeral chapel with the Rev. Karen Hollingsworth, pastor of Faith United Methodist Church in Lorain, presiding.  Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park in Amherst Township. 


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Stanley  Falbo
Heavy Equipment Operator For Falbo Construction
Died 6/9/2017 Age 65

Visitation will be Wednesday from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m. until time of funeral services at 8:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Reverend Rich Henry, Pastor of Amherst Church of the Nazarene will officiate. Burial will take place in Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst Township.


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Thomas J. Judge
Marine Corps Veteran And Retired Supervisor At Ford Motor Company
Died 6/7/2017 Age 81

Visitation will be Thursday June 15th from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Funeral services will be Friday June 16th beginning at 9:15 a.m. in the funeral chapel. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10:00 a.m. in St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church – 715 Harris Road, Sheffield Lake. Reverend Stephen L. Shields, pastor of the parish will officiate. Burial with military honors conducted by Louis Paul Proy Chapter # 20 of the Disabled American Veterans will follow in Calvary Cemetery.


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Sidney J. Phillips
TRW Nelson Stud Retiree; WWII Army Veteran
Died 5/29/2017 Age 98

Private family services were held Wednesday May 31st in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.   The Rev. Peter Toth, pastor of Hungarian Reformed UCC in Lorain, presided.  Burial was in Ridge Hill Memorial Park in Amherst Township.


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Jack A. Schueller
Worked at North Coast Container in Cleveland; Known for His Stuffed Peppers
Died 5/29/2017 Age 57

The family will receive friends Friday June 2nd from 4:00-8:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.   Funeral services will be held Saturday June 3rd from 9:30 am in the funeral chapel followed by the mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, 1454 Lexington Ave, Lorain.  The Rev. Robert J. Glepko, pastor, will officiate.  Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Lorain.


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Carl W. Saltis
Retired Safety Specialist At B.F. Goodrich (Poly One) In Avon Lake
Died 5/25/2017 Age 81

Carl’s wish was to have a closed casket with no visitation prior to services. Please join his family for the celebration of a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday May 30, 2017 in St. Peter Parish, 3501 Oberlin Avenue, Lorain. Reverend Gerald J. Keller will officiate. Cremation will take place at a later date with burial of the cremated remains to follow in Calvary Cemetery.


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Welcome to the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel Web Site....Lorain's first funeral home to establish communication via the world-wide web. We truly feel that funerals are more than merely observances of the death of an individual. They are, instead, celebrations of life to which every person is entitled. We embrace the importance, individuality, and richness of each person's existence and we sincerely believe that each family we serve has the right to choose their own style of memorialization. Our responsibility and intent is to uphold the very highest level of professionalism while providing respectful, dignified, and affordable funeral, cremation, and memorial services in a comfortable and worry-free atmosphere. On this website you can access the following features:



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