Gluvna Shimo Hromada Home
Family Owned and Operated since 1912 www.gluvna.net Lorain, Ohio
Funeral Home Serving Lorain Ohio
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Georgia M. Brunner
Sang in Church Choir
Died 8/22/2017 Age 83

The family will receive friends Thursday August 24th from 2:00-4:00 pm and 6:00-8:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.   Funeral services will be held Friday August 25th at 11:00 am in the funeral chapel.  The Rev. John Jackson chaplain of Mercy New Life Hospice in Lorain will preside.


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Ida Mae Adams
Was Passionately Involved With The Marian Guild At St. Anthony Parish
Died 8/17/2017 Age 86

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, August 25th  in St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church – 1305 East Erie Avenue, Lorain. Reverend Edward Smith, pastor of the parish will serve as celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery in Amherst.  Ida’s family will receive visitors in church prior to the Mass on Friday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of her Mass.


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Katherine A. Kobasic
Well Known For Her Keen Senese Of Humor
Died 8/16/2017 Age 95

Visitation will be Saturday August 19th from 9:30 until the time of closing prayers at 10:30 a.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel – 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow in St. Peter Parish – 3501 Oberlin Avenue, with Reverend Craig Hovanec, pastor of the parish presiding. Cremation will follow with the burial of her cremated remains taking place privately in Western Reserve National Cemetery in Rittman, Ohio.


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Ethel E. McCartney
Met Her Husband While Employed At General Industries
Died 8/11/2017 Age 92

Visitation will be Friday from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel – 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Graveside services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Monday August 21st in Ridge Hill Memorial Park.


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Julia B. Kinney
Worked at Woolworth's in Lorain
Died 8/13/2017 Age 92

The family will receive friends for a funeral service on Wednesday August 16, 2017 at 11:00 am in the A-Frame Chapel at Resthaven Memory Gardens, 3700 Center Rd, Avon.  Burial will follow. 


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Elaine M. "Bunny" Ambrosio
Worked at St. Vincent de Paul School Cafeteria
Died 8/10/2017 Age 81

The family will receive friends Monday August 14th from 4-8 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain. Funeral services will be held Tuesday August 15th 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 Church, 41295 N. Ridge Rd, Elyria Twp. The Rev. Donald Dunson, pastor, will officiate. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Lorain.


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John J. Engel
Owned John Engel Building & Remodeling For Two Decades
Died 8/10/2017 Age 89

Visitation will be Sunday from 3:00 until 7:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain, where funeral services will begin Monday at 9:30 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10:00 a.m. in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church – 41295 North Ridge Road, Elyria Township. Reverend Donald Dunson, pastor of the parish will serve as celebrant. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.


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Dr. Donald J. Karpinski, D.D.S.
Time And Change Will Surely Show How Firm Thy Friendship...OHIO !
Died 8/4/2017 Age 65

Donald's immediate family will receive visitors in St. Peter Parish - 3501 Oberlin Avenue on Friday August 11th beginning at 9:30 a.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will commence at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Craig M. Hovanec, pastor of St. Peter Parish and  Robert J. Glepko, pastor of Nativity B.V.M. Catholic Church concelebrating. Entomnment will immediately follow in the Our Lady of Giuadalupe Mausoleum at Calvary Cemetery. Karp was a lifelong fan of the Tribe, the Cavs, the Browns, and of course, the “Buckeyes.” The immediate family encourages you to wear Scarlet and Grey or Ohio State apparel to the Mass and entombment in celebration of Doc’s life.


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Irene  Engel
Traveled to Forty-Nine Of Our Fifty States
Died 8/3/2017 Age 87

Friends may call 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 St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 41295 North Ridge Road, Elyria Township. The Reverend Donald Dunson, pastor of the parish will officiate. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery. Lorain.


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Cynthia M. Heyer-Zadorozny
Proud To Have Maintained Many Childhood Friendships
Died 7/25/2017 Age 57

Friends may call Sunday July 30th from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel – 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Funeral services will be Monday beginning at 11:30 a.m. in the funeral chapel. Reverend Karson Collins, Lead Pastor of Great Lakes Church will officiate. Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst Township.


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John L. Hare
Senior Process Engineer At Ford Motor Company
Died 7/25/2017 Age 85

Visitation will be Sunday from 3:00 until 7:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel - 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain where funeral services will begin Monday at 10:30 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 a.m. in St. Peter Parish - 3501 Oberlin Avenue. Reverend Craig Hovanec will serve as celebrant. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery with military honors conducted by Louis Paul Proy Chapter # 20 of the Disabled American Veterans.


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Paul M. Bozsoki
Worked At US Steel; US Army Veteran
Died 7/24/2017 Age 76

Friends may call Friday July 28th from 10:00 am until the time of funeral services at 11:00 am at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.   The Rev. John Slatcoff, deacon of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Elyria Township, will preside.  Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Lorain. 


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Genevie H. "Jean" Poplar
Lorain High Graduate; Worked at Fruehauf Trailer
Died 7/18/2017 Age 86

Graveside funeral services will be held Tuesday August 1st at 2:00 pm at Calvary Cemetery, 555 N. Ridge Rd in Lorain.  The Rev. Craig Hovanec, pastor of St. Peter Parish, will officiate.


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Jacqueline "Missy" Smink
Enjoyed Watching Sunsets At Lakeview Beach
Died 7/17/2017 Age 59

A celebration of Missy’s life will be observed on Saturday August 5th from 5:00 until 8:30 p.m. in Pavillion # 2 at Lakeview Beach - 1800 West Erie Avenue, Lorain.


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