Gluvna Shimo Hromada Home
Family Owned and Operated since 1912 www.gluvna.net Lorain, Ohio
Funeral Home Serving Lorain Ohio
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Marilyn J. Ford
Teacher's Aide in Lorain City Schools, Girl Scout Troop Leader, Active in St. Mary Food Pantry
Died 12/2/2016 Age 67

No visitation hours will be held.  A mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday December 7, 2016 at 10:00 am at St. Mary Catholic Church, 310 8th St, Lorain.  The Rev. Daniel O. Divis, pastor, will officiate. 


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Connie S. Jaykel
Top Salesperson at Levin Furniture; Passionate About Her Work
Died 11/30/2016 Age 68

The family will receive friends Sunday December 4th from 3:00-7:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.   Funeral services will be held Monday December 5th at 10:30 am in the funeral chapel followed by the mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am at St. Peter Parish, 3501 Oberlin Ave, Lorain.  The Rev. Craig Hovanec, pastor, will officiate.  Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Lorain. 


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Donald J. Savinsky
BF Goodrich Retiree, US Army Veteran, Donated Over 8 Gallons of Blood to Blood Bank
Died 11/29/2016 Age 80

The family will receive friends Friday December 2, 2016 from 3:00-7:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.   Funeral services will be held Saturday December 3, 2016 at 9:30 am in the funeral chapel followed by the mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, 1305 E. Erie Ave, Lorain.  The Rev. Edward Smith, pastor, will officiate.  Burial with military honors will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Lorain.


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Evelyn M. Woskobnick
Enjoyed Painting
Died 11/28/2016 Age 81

Friends may call Thursday from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Funeral services will be Friday 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. Reverend Craig Hovanec, pastor of the parish will officiate. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Lorain.


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Jean A. Balogh
1984 Slovenian Union Lodge # 40 Mother Of The Year
Died 11/24/2016 Age 93

Visitation will be 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 10:00 a.m. in the funeral chapel. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10:30 a.m. in St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Parish, 2143 Homewood Drive. The Reverend John C. Retar, pastor of the parish will officiate. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.

 


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Albert L. Woodings
Retired Welder; Was Happiest in the Company of Family, Friends & Neighbors
Died 11/19/2016 Age 91

The family will receive friends Sunday November 27th from 4:00-8:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.  Funeral services will be held Monday November 28th at 10:00 am in the funeral chapel.  The Rev. Jenni Walker-Noyes, pastor of Heritage Presbyterian Church in Amherst, will officiate.  Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park in Amherst Township.


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Christine T. Dirda
Her Grandchildren Were the Love of Her Life; Worked at WT Grant Department Store
Died 11/18/2016 Age 93

The family will receive friends Tuesday November 22nd from 4:00 - 8:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.   Funeral services will be held Wednesday November 23rd 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 Township.  The Rev. Donald Dunson, pastor, will officiate.  Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Lorain. 

 


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Cheryl A. "Cheri" Antus
Founder of Mrs. Claus Kitchen; Helped with Light Up Lorain
Died 11/18/2016 Age 61

The family will receive friends Monday November 21st from 4:00-8:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.   The Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday November 22nd at 10:00 am at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 41295 N Ridge Rd, Elyria Township. (please meet at the church).  The Rev. Donald Dunson, pastor, will officiate.  Cremation will follow and her ashes will be interred during a private family ceremony at Calvary Cemetery in Lorain at a later date. 

 


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Donald L. "Squeaky" Hall
Ford Retiree, Army Veteran, Corvette Enthusiast
Died 11/16/2016 Age 61
The family will receive friends Sunday November 20th from 5:00-7:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain. Funeral services will follow on Sunday at 7:00 pm in the funeral chapel. The Rev. Susan Knauff of True Blessings Ministries will officiate. Cremation will follow and a private family interment of his ashes will be held later at Ridge Hill Memorial Park in Amherst Township.
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Debra J. Hales
Personal Fitness Instructor And Group X Coordinator
Died 11/13/2016 Age 64

Visitation will be Friday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of funeral services at 11:00 a.m. in the Vermilion Campus of the Church of the Open Door, 1230 Beechview Drive. Reverend Bob Gardner, pastor of the Vermilion Campus will officiate. Private burial services will take place in Calvary Cemetery in Lorain.


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