Gluvna Shimo Hromada Home
Family Owned and Operated since 1912 www.gluvna.net Lorain, Ohio
Funeral Home Serving Lorain Ohio
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Charles Paul Welsh
Held Doctorate Degrees In Both Sacred Theology And Pastoral Theology
Died 1/14/2017 Age 80

Visitation will be observed on Friday  January 20 from 4:00 until 7:00 pm in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway, Lorain. Services will be conducted on Saturday January 21, 2017 at 10:00 a.m in  the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer , 647 Reid Ave. , Lorain. Interment will follow at Ridge Hill Memorial Park in Amherst Township


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John C. Kurjan
Owner/Operator J & C Lounge
Died 1/15/2017 Age 90

The family will receive friends Friday January 20th from 3:00-7:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.   Funeral services will be held Saturday January 21st at 9:30 am in the funeral chapel followed by the mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, 2143 Homewood Dr, Lorain.  The Rev. John Retar, pastor, will officiate.  Cremation will follow and a private family interment will be held at a later date at Calvary Cemetery in Lorain.


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Myra E. Maine
Enjoyed Ballroom Dancing; Member of Delaware Ave Methodist Church
Died 1/14/2017 Age 104

The family will receive friends Tuesday January 17th from 3:00-5:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.  Funeral services will be held Wednesday January 18th at 11:00 AM in the funeral chapel.  Mr. Chuck Boals, chaplain of Lighthouse United Methodist Church in Lorain, will preside.  Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park in Amherst Township.


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William Merl Edmond
Boy Scout Master, Worked at US Steel & Ontario Dept Store
Died 1/12/2017 Age 89

The family will receive friends Sunday January 15th from 3:00-7:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain where funeral services will be held Monday January 16th at 11:00 am.  Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park in Amherst Township. 


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Christopher M. Majjasie
Avid Cleveland Cavaliers Fan
Died 1/10/2017 Age 32

The family will receive friends Saturday January 14th from 1:00-2:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.  Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Lorain.  The Rev. Armel Jordan, pastor of The House of Glory in Cleveland, will preside.   


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Joseph  Skrepich
US Steel Retiree; Avid Sports Fan
Died 1/10/2017 Age 97

The family will receive friends Sunday January 15th from 3:00-7:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain where the Parastas Service will be held Sunday at 6:30 pm.   Panachida Prayer Services will be held Monday January 16th at 9:30 am in the funeral chapel followed by the Divine Liturgy at 10:00 am at St. Nicholas Byzantine Rite Catholic Church, 2711 W. 40th St, Lorain.  The Very Rev. Nicholas Rachford, pastor, will officiate.  Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Lorain. 

 


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Nicholas J. Ksenich
BF Goodrich Retiree; Enjoyed Playing Billiards
Died 1/8/2017 Age 82

The family will receive friends Friday January 13th from 2-4, 6-8 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain where the rosary will be recited Friday at 3:45 pm.  Funeral services will be held Saturday January 14th at 10:30 am in the funeral chapel followed by the mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, 1305 E. Erie Ave, Lorain.  The Rev. Edward Smith, pastor, will officiate.  Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Lorain where the Amherst Veterans Military Honor Guard will conduct military honors.


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Betty A. Burns
Was A Member Of The Mar-Win Club For Seventy-Two Years
Died 1/11/2017 Age 85

Friends may call Friday from 3:00 until 7:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Funeral services will be Saturday beginning at 9:00 a.m. in the funeral chapel. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 9:30 a.m. in St. Peter Parish – 3501 Oberlin Avenue, Lorain. The Reverend Craig Hovanec, pastor of the parish will officiate. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Lorain.


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Georgia E. Fleming
Was Nurse's Aid At Anchor Lodge Nursing Home
Died 1/8/2017 Age 80

Visitation will be Wednesday from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel – 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Additional visitation will be observed on Thursday in the Toledo Road Church of Christ – 5075 Toledo Road from 10:00 .m. until the time of funeral services at 11:00 a.m. Mr. Jim Hiser will officiate. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery.

 


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Ruth L. Carr
Her Bond With Family And Friends Was Undeniable
Died 1/4/2017 Age 90

Visitation will be Sunday from 3:00 until 7:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Funeral services will be Monday beginning at 9:30 a.m. in the funeral chapel. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10:00 a.m. in Nativity BVM Catholic Church, 1454 Lexington Avenue. Reverend Robert Glepko, pastor of the parish will officiate. Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park – Amherst Township.


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Stephanie A. Horvatich
Received Master's Degree in Social Work From C.W.R.U.
Died 12/28/2016 Age 64

Visitation will be Tuesday from 3:00 until 7:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Burial will take place later in Ridge Hill Memorial Park.


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Jerry  Rashken
Avid Golfer; Had Vending Machine Business
Died 12/28/2016 Age 89

A graveside funeral service will be held Monday January 2nd at 11:00 am at Brownhelm Cemetery on the corner of North Ridge Rd & Sunnyside Rd in Vermilion.


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Stella D. Vasu
Teacher, Nurse, Active Member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church
Died 12/25/2016 Age 95

The family will receive friends Wednesday December 28th from 4:00-8:00pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain. Funeral services will be held Thursday December 29th at 9:30 am in the funeral chapel followed by the mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic, 41295 N Ridge Rd, Elyria Twp.  The Rev. Donald Dunson, pastor, will officiate.  Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park in Amherst Twp.


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Nancy S. Gordon
1979 Admiral King High School Graduate
Died 12/21/2016 Age 55

A memorial service will be conducted at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday January 8, 2017 in Christ Lutheran Church – 4501 Clinton Avenue in Lorain. Reverend Laurie Miller, pastor of the church will officiate. Burial will take place later in Elmwood Cemetery.


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Rita Bernadette Koncheck
Retired Billing Clerk at Russell, Berkebile & Associates
Died Age

The family will receive friends Tuesday December 27th from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain and on Wednesday December 28th from 9:30 am until the time of the mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, 521 Harris Rd, Sheffield Lake.  The Rev. Stephen Shields, pastor, will officiate.  Rita will then be taken to the Stephen R. Haky Funeral Home, 607 N. Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA.  where the family will receive friends Thursday December 29th from 10:00 am until the time of funeral services at 11:00 am.  Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery in Uniontown. 

 


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Mary F. Redilla
Retired Office Manager at Horizon Dental and Bright Now Dental
Died 12/16/2016 Age 75

A private family funeral service was held at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.   The Rev. Jimmy Madsen, pastor of First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lorain, presided.  Burial was in Ridge Hill Memorial Park in Amherst Township.


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Elroy F. Smith
WW II Navy Veteran & Ford Motor Company Retiree
Died 12/20/2016 Age 96

Friends may call Monday December 26th from 3:00 until 7:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Funeral services will be Tuesday beginning with closing prayers offered in the funeral chapel at 9:30 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10:00 a.m. in St. Peter Parish, 3501 Oberlin Avenue, Lorain. Reverend Craig Hovanec, pastor of the parish will officiate. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.


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