Gluvna Shimo Hromada Home
Family Owned and Operated since 1912 www.gluvna.net Lorain, Ohio
Funeral Home Serving Lorain Ohio
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Theresa M. Bojdo
Was Dedicated To Her Children And Grandchildren.
Died 1/24/2022 Age 80

The date and time of Theresa’s Mass of Christian Burial is currently pending and will be announced once it is finalized.


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Dorothy M. Mihalcik
Founding Member of St Vincent de Paul Catholic Church; Worked at National Tube
Died 1/23/2022 Age 99

 The family will receive friends Thursday January 27, 2022 from 3:00-7:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway, Lorain.  The family asks that all attendees wear masks.  Funeral services will be held Friday January 28, 2022 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 Neil Walters, pastor, will preside.  Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Lorain. 


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Willa J. "Bill" Board
One of the First Volunteers at Lorain Community Hospital; 25 Year Board Member
Died 1/22/2022 Age 96

The family will receive friends Wednesday January 26, 2022 from 4:00-7:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Lorain.  The family asks that all attendees wear masks.   Funeral services will be held Thursday January 27, 2022 at 10:00 am in the funeral chapel.  The Rev Marvin Osborne, pastor of First Baptist Church in Birmingham will preside.  Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park in Amherst Township.


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John A. "J.T." Thomas
Tissue Donor, Avid League Bowler And Muscle Car Enthusiast
Died 1/18/2022 Age 59

Visitation will be Sunday from 2:00 until 6:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel - 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Visitors to the funeral chapel will be required to wear facial coverings and to practice social distancing.


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Debra L. Fleming
Admiral King Graduate
Died 1/7/2022 Age 69

The family will receive friends Saturday January 29, 2022 from 10:30 am until the time of the mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, 1454 Lexington Ave, Lorain.  The Rev. Pascal Petcavage will preside.  Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Lorain. 


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Ernest F. "Ernie" Pustai
Was Always In The Pursuit Of Something Special
Died 1/11/2022 Age 75

Graveside services and interment of Ernie's cremated remains are tentatively planned for this summer in Ridge Hill Memorial Park.


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Sharon A. Kozlowski
Lorain High Graduate
Died 1/8/2022 Age 59

The family will receive friends Wednesday January 12, 2022 from 4:00 pm until the time of closing prayers at 7:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway, Lorain. 


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Charles E Neely, Jr.
Enjoyed All Things Sports As Well As Hosting Cookouts For Family And Friends
Died 1/2/2022 Age 60

Family will receive friends Tuesday January 11, 2022, from 10:00 am until time of  funeral services at 12:00 pm in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Home - 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. (All visitors will be required to wear facial coverings and to observe social distancing protocol while in the funeral chapel.) Reverend Neil G. Walters, Administrator of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church will officiate. Burial will follow at Ridge Hill Memorial Park.


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Michael P. Bozsoki
US Air Force Military Police Veteran; Athlete & Animal Lover
Died 1/4/2022 Age 77

The family will have private Funeral services. A Celebration of life for Mike, Mickey, Bo, Pops, Daddio is scheduled Sunday January 9th 2022 at 2:00 pm at Amvets #47, 3009 Broadway in Lorain.


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Dolores M. "Lola" Resendez
Worked at Social Security Administration in Lorain; Family Meant Everything To Her
Died 1/4/2022 Age 91

The family will receive friends Saturday January 8, 2022 from 10:00-11:00 am at St Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, 2143 Homewood Dr in Lorain.  The mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 am in the church with the Rev Neil Walters, pastor, presiding.  The family asks that all attendees wear masks.  Cremation will follow and her ashes will be buried at a later date at Calvary Cemetery in Lorain in a private ceremony. 


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Edward N. Yepko
GM Retiree; US Army Veteran; Loved Fishing & Being With Family
Died 1/1/2022 Age 92

The family will receive friends Saturday January 8, 2022 from 10:00-11:00 am at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, 1454 Lexington Ave in Lorain.  The mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 am in the church with the Rev Gerald Keller presiding.  Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Lorain.


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Phyllis J. Shunka
Owned Great Escapes Tours
Died 12/28/2021 Age 87

The family will receive friends Friday January 14, 2022 from 3:00-8:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway, Lorain.  The mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday January 15, 2022 at 11:00 am at St Peter Parish, 3501 Oberlin Ave, Lorain. (please meet at the church).  The Rev Craig Hovanec, pastor, will preside.  Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Lorain


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Philip L. Dorinski
US Navy Veteran; Worked For Sheetmetal Workers Local #33
Died 12/30/2021 Age 81

The family will receive friends Wednesday January 5, 2022 from 3:00-8:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway, Lorain.  Funeral services will be held Thursday January 6, 2022 at 9:00 am in the funeral chapel followed by the mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 am at St Peter Parish, 3501 Oberlin Ave, Lorain.  The Rev Craig Hovanec, pastor, will officiate.   Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park in Amherst Township where VFW Post # 9871 of North Ridgeville will conduct military honors.


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Tim  Holp
Served Veterans Administration For Thirty Eight Years
Died 12/31/2021 Age 72

Visitation will be Thursday January 6th in the gathering area at St. Joseph Catholic Church – 200 St. Joseph Drive in Amherst from 10:00 a.m. until the time of his Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. (Facial coverings are required). Reverend Robert J. Sanson will serve as celebrant. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery where military honors will be conducted jointly by Louis Paul Proy Chapter # 20 and Amvets Post # 32.


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Anne  Yavornitzky
Loving Sister And Aunt
Died 12/29/2021 Age 96

Visitation will be Monday January 10th from 10:00 a.m. until the time of funeral services at 11:00 a.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel – 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain.  Facial coverings will be required and social distancing protocol will be observed . Reverend Father Andrew Yavornitzky will officiate. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery, Lorain.


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Patricia A. Olah
Owned Tender Moments Floral & Gift & Served As Head Bookkeeper & Cafeteria Manager At. St. Vincent de Paul Parish School For More Than Four Decades.
Died 12/29/2021 Age 85

Friends may call on Monday from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel – 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. At the family’s request, all attendees are requested to wear facial coverings and to practice social distancing during the visitation. Funeral services will be Tuesday beginning with closing prayers offered in the funeral chapel at 10:30 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 a.m. in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church – 41295 North Ridge Road, Elyria. Reverend Neil G. Walters and Rev. Mr. Edgar Gonzales will officiate. Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst Township.


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Adam  Villa Sr
US Army Veteran; Worked at Moen; Enjoyed Woodworking
Died 12/28/2021 Age 85

The family will receive friends Saturday January 1, 2022 from 4:00-8:00 pm at the  Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway, Lorain.  Funeral services will be held Monday January 3, 2022 at 11:30 am in the funeral chapel followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 12:00 pm at St Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, 2143 Homewood Dr, Lorain.  The Rev Neil Walters, pastor, will preside.  Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Lorain where AMVETS Post #32 of Elyria will conduct military honors.  (Please note that the wake is on Saturday and the funeral mass is on Monday.  The family requests that all attendees wear masks.)


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Joseph A. Shuster
US Navy Veteran; Ohio State Graduate
Died 12/26/2021 Age 45

The family will receive friends on Sunday January 2, 2022 from 3:00-7:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway, Lorain.  Funeral services will be held Monday January 3, 2022 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. Pascal L. Petcavage OSB will preside.  Burial will follow in St Mary Cemetery in Elyria where AMVETS Post #32 of Elyria will conduct military honors.  The family is asking our service members to wear Service Dress Blues or Class A for all other branches of Military. 


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welcome to gluvna shimo hromada

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:




  • Current Obituary Listings

  • Archived Obituaries

  • Maps and Directions to our Chapel

  • Local Links and Resources

  • Prearrangement Information and more



You can even sign an electronic guestbook and print out a memorial card of a friend or family member.



MASK MANDATE LIFTED



Effective immediately the mask mandate for all visitors during wakes and funerals in our building has been lifted. We will resume providing coffee and allowing families to bring in food and refreshments during wakes as well as assisting families with post service luncheons. We encourage visitors to continue using hand sanitizer or washing their hands frequently especially when shaking hands or using the restroom.  We will continue to periodically disinfect all common areas in the building as a precaution. Stay safe everyone. 



FEMA COVID FUNERAL REIMBURSEMENT PROGRAM



Applications begin on April 12, 2021



Please call 844-684-6333 | TTY: 800-462-7585



Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Central Time



If you had COVID-19 funeral expenses, we encourage you to keep and gather documentation. Types of information should include:



* An official death certificate that attributes the death directly or indirectly to COVID-19 and shows that the death occurred in the United States, including the U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia.



* Funeral expenses documents (receipts, funeral home contract, etc.) that includes the applicant’s name, the deceased person’s name, the amount of funeral expenses, and the dates the funeral expenses happened.



*Proof of funds received from other sources specifically for use toward funeral costs. We are not able to duplicate benefits received from burial or funeral insurance, financial assistance received from voluntary agencies, government agencies, or other sources.