Gluvna Shimo Hromada Home
Family Owned and Operated since 1912 www.gluvna.net Lorain, Ohio
Funeral Home Serving Lorain Ohio
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Joan F. "Dolly" Ballish
Talented at Crafts of All Kinds; Had A Great Sense of Humor
Died 9/17/2018 Age 87

The family will receive friends Friday September 21st from 4:00-7:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.  The mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday at 9:30 am at St. Peter Parish, 3501 Oberlin Ave, Lorain. (please meet at the church) The Rev. Craig Hovanec, pastor, will officiate.  Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Lorain.

 


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Violet J. Horvath
Co-Owner of Horvath Grocery & Meat Market
Died 9/10/2018 Age 91

Friends may call on Monday, September 17 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway, Lorain.  Funeral Mass will be Tuesday, September 18 at 10:00 a.m. in the Catholic Church of St. Peter, 3501 Oberlin Ave., Lorain.  The family requests all mourners to meet at the church.  The Rev. Craig Hovanec, Pastor of St. Peter Parish, will officiate.  Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst Township. 


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Darren M. Smarr
Had a Great Sense of Humor; Enjoyed Camping
Died 9/12/2018 Age 50

The family will receive friends Saturday September 15th from 1:00-3:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.   Cremation will follow. 


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Marilyn L. Dietrich
Devout Catholic; Volunteer at Mercy Thrift Shop
Died 9/8/2018 Age 84

A funeral mass will be held Wednesday September 19th at 11:00 am in the chapel at St. Mary of the Woods, 35755 Detroit Rd, Avon.  The Rev. Robert Marva, pastor of St Agnes/Our Lady of Fatima Parish in Cleveland, will preside.   Cremation will follow.


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Irene  Farkas
Pick-N-Pay Retiree; Proud of Hungarian Heritage
Died 9/5/2018 Age 91

The family will receive friends Tuesday September 11, 2018 from 9 to 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church; 200 St. Joseph Drive, Amherst. A Mass of Christian burial will take place immediately following.  The Rev. Timothy O’Connor, pastor, will officiate.  Burial will be in Ridge Hill Memorial Park in Amherst Township.


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Rodger  Berens
Lake Terminal Railroad Conductor
Died 8/28/2016 Age 65

Graveside services were conducted in Calvary Cemetery, Lorain.


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Christine F. Garton
Worked for the Sheffield/Sheffield Lake School District
Died 8/29/2018 Age 65

The family will receive friends on Friday September 7th from 5:00 pm until closing prayers at 8:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.   

 


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Elizabeth C. "Helen" Pasternak
Active Member of Nativity BVM Catholic Church; Worked in the Cafeteria at Admiral King High School
Died 9/1/2018 Age 94

The family will receive friends Wednesday September 5th from 4:00-8:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.   Additional viewing will be held Thursday September 6th from 9:30 am until the time of the mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, 1454 Lexington Ave, Lorain.  Helen’s nephew, The Rev. Gerald Keller, and the Rev. Robert J. Glepko, pastor, will concelebrate.  Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Lorain.


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Mark J. Katynski
Mechanic for US Postal Service; Enjoyed Playing Sports With His Son
Died 8/29/2018 Age 53

The family will receive friends Sunday September 2nd from 3:00-7:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.   Funeral services will be held Sunday at 7:00 pm in the funeral chapel.  The Rev Mr. Pat Humphrey, deacon of St. Jude Catholic Church in Elyria, will preside.  Military honors will follow and be conducted by AMVETS Post #32 of Elyria.

 


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Dorit M. Sutton
Past President of Lorain Liedertafel; Member of First Evangelical Lutheran Church
Died 8/23/2018 Age 81

Friends may call Thursday August 30th from 1:00 pm until the time of funeral services at 2:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.   The Rev. Dan Wenger will preside.  Private burial will be held at Ridge Hill Memorial Park in Amherst Township.

 


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Ronald J. Mate
U.S. Army Veteran And Retired Lorain City Firefighter
Died 8/24/2018 Age 79

Visitation will be Sunday September 9 from 1:00 p.m. until the time of a Celebration of Ron’s life at 4:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Reverend Chuck Behrens will officiate. Military honors will be conducted by Amvets Post # 32 of Elyria. Burial will be private.


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Judith A. Chovanec
1972 Admiral King Graduate And Trident Queen Runner-Up
Died 8/19/2018 Age 63

Please join her family for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. on Monday August 27th  in Nativity BVM Catholic Church – 1454 Lexington Avenue, Lorain. Reverend Robert Glepko, pastor of the parish will officiate.


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Robert E. O'Brien
Retired Union Plumber; Avid Cleveland Sports Fan
Died 8/18/2018 Age 86

The family will receive friends Wednesday August 22nd 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 Thursday August 23rd 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 follow at Calvary Cemetery in Lorain.

 


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