Gluvna Shimo Hromada Home
Family Owned and Operated since 1912 www.gluvna.net Lorain, Ohio
Funeral Home Serving Lorain Ohio
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Tracy J. Perchinsky, Jr.
Enjoyed Spending Time With His Grandchildren
Died 2/20/2017 Age 56

The family will receive friends Thursday February 23rd from 4:00-8:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.  A graveside funeral service will be held Friday February 24th at 10:30 am at Calvary Cemetery in Lorain.   A luncheon will follow burial services at VFW #451, 4562 Oberlin Ave, Lorain.


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Alice Mae Farsetti
Known For Her Uplifting And Humorous Personality
Died 2/18/2017 Age 86

Visitation will be observed in St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Parish, 2143 Homewood Drive, on Wednesday February 22nd from 10:00 a.m. until the time of her Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. The Reverend John C. Retar, pastor of the parish will officiate. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Lorain.

 

 

 

 

 


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Richard J. Lindner
Lake Terminal Railroad Retiree; Zion Lutheran Church Member
Died 2/12/2017 Age 87

The family will receive friends Thursday February 16th from 3:00-6:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.   Funeral services will be held Friday February 17th at 10:30 am in the funeral chapel with the Rev. Gary Georgi, pastor of Zion Lutheran Church, presiding.  Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery in Lorain.

 


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Francesca  Iemma
Her True Joy Was Watching Her Family Carry on Their Family Traditions
Died 2/9/2017 Age 85

The family will receive friends Monday February 13th from 4:00-8:00 pm at Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave Lorain.  Funeral services will be on Tuesday February 14th at 9:30 a.m. 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 at Calvary Cemetery in Lorain. 


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Brian P. Schmitz
Enjoyed Model Railroading; Avid Music Fan
Died 2/9/2017 Age 54

The family will receive friends Sunday February 12th from 4:00-8:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.  Funeral services will be held Monday February 13th at 10:30 am in the funeral chapel with the Rev. Edward Smith, pastor of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Lorain, officiating.  Cremation will follow and his ashes will be interred at Ridge Hill Memorial Park in Amherst Township at a later date. 


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Stella T. Holiday
Retired Nativity Church Housekeeper & Cook
Died 2/3/2017 Age 94

The family will receive friends Tuesday February 7th from 4:00-8:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain where the Nativity Altar & Rosary Society will pray the rosary Tuesday at 6:00 pm.   Funeral services will be held Wednesday February 8th at 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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Janet  Balzer
WAS BUYER FOR TED JACOBS STORES
Died 1/28/2017 Age 86

Funeral services will be Thursday February 2nd at 11:00 a.m. in Cornerstone United Methodist Church- 2949 West River Road, Elyria. Reverend Chris Lalonde, pastor of the church will officiate.


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Mary Jean "M.J." Smith
Retired Administrative Assistant at Invacare; Active Member of St. Peter Parish
Died 1/28/2017 Age 80

The family will receive friends Thursday February 2nd from 11:00 am until noon at St. Peter Parish, 3501 Oberlin Ave, Lorain.  The mass of Christian Burial will begin at noon in the church.  The Rev. Craig Hovanec, pastor, will preside.


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Daisy "Dunny" Matic
Member of St. George Serbian Orthodox
Died 1/26/2017 Age 90

Friends may call Monday from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. A Pomen service will be conducted there at 7:00 p.m. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. in St. George Serbian Orthodox Church, 3335 Grove Ave, Lorain.  Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery.


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Robert A. Zelina
Retired Executive Director of the Lorain County Labor Agency; Lorain Sports Hall of Famer
Died 1/25/2017 Age 81

The family will receive friends Sunday January 29th from 2-4 & 7-9 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.  A mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday January 30th at 11:00 AM at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, 1305 E Erie Ave, Lorain.  (please meet at the church).  The Rev. Edward Smith, pastor, will officiate.  Cremation will follow.


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David E. Noonan, Sr
ODOT Retiree; Served in the Army National Guard; Enjoyed Bowling
Died 1/25/2017 Age 78

The family will receive friends Monday January 30th from 2:00-4:00 pm and 6:00-9:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.   Funeral services will be held Tuesday January 31st at 11:00 am in the funeral chapel.  The Rev. Scott Skeens, pastor of the Sheffield Church of God, will officiate.  Burial will follow in Resthaven Memory Gardens in Avon where VFW Post #1079 of Elyria will conduct military honors.


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Agnes  Ralich
Retired Nurse; Devout Catholic
Died 1/25/2017 Age 89

The family will receive friends Saturday January 28th from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.   Cremation will follow.  A mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Peter Parish in Lorain at a later date and the ashes will be interred in Calvary Cemetery in Lorain.


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Mary Lou  Judge
Met The Love Of Her Life While Working At Crystal Beach
Died 1/20/2017 Age 81

Visitation will be Thursday from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel - 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Funeral services will be Friday 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 - 521 Harris Road in Sheffield Lake.The Reverend Stephen L. Shields, pastor of the parish will officiate. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.


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Mary Margaret Bailey
Licensed Parctical Nurse And member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority
Died 1/21/2017 Age 71

Visitation will be Tuesday from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Funeral services will be Wednesday beginning at 9:30 a.m. in the funeral chapel. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10:00 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church - 1305 East Erie Avenue. Reverend Donald Dunson, pastor of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Elyria Township will officiate. Entombment will follow in Resthaven Memory Gardens - Avon, Ohio.


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Alice M. Rzaca
Enjoyed Polka Dancing; Worked at Januzzi Shoes
Died 1/19/2017 Age 90

There will be no visitation.  A mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday January 23, 2017 at 11:30 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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