Gluvna Shimo Hromada Home
Family Owned and Operated since 1912 www.gluvna.net Lorain, Ohio
Funeral Home Serving Lorain Ohio
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Anthony J. D'Orazio
Pharmacist at Drug Mart; Musician in the band Castaways
Died 8/20/2016 Age 65

The family will receive friends Wednesday August 31st from 10:00 am until 11:00 am at St. Peter Parish, 3501 Oberlin Ave, Lorain. The Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 am in the church with the Rev. Craig Hovanec, pastor, officiating.  Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Lorain.


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Wanda A. Frazier
Enjoyed Quilting, Gardening & Canning
Died 8/25/2016 Age 69

The family will receive friends Monday August 29th from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.  Funeral services will be Tuesday August 30th at 11:00 am in the funeral chapel with the Rev. William Dickey presiding.  Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park in Amherst Township.


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Dorothy S. Karpinski
Enjoyed Knitting, Quilting, Crocheting & Making Stained Glass
Died 8/20/2016 Age 91

The family will receive friends Thursday August 25th from 9:30 am until 10:00 am at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, 1454 Lexington Ave, Lorain.  The Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10:00 am in the church with The Rev. Robert J. Glepko, pastor of Nativity BVM Catholic Church and the Rev. Craig Hovanec, pastor of St. Peter Parish, concelebrating.  Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Lorain. 


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Eleanor A. Benner
Was Foster Parent To More Than 800 Youths
Died 8/18/2016 Age 76

Friends will be received in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel – 3224 Broadway Avenue in Lorain on Sunday from 3:00 p.m. until time of funeral services at 7:00 p.m.


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Scottie F. Williams
Enjoyed Fishing, Cooking, And Upholstering
Died 8/16/2016 Age 80

Graveside services will be Saturday August 20th at 12:00 noon in Ridge Hill Memorial Park, 44805 North Ridge Rd., Amherst Township. Reverend Bob Eddy will officiate. (Those attending are requested to assemble along the main entry boulevard at 11:45 a.m.)


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Marilyn A. Tomasic
Retired School Psychologist in Los Angeles County Office of Education
Died 7/28/2016 Age 65

Though she spent most of her adult life living in Long Beach, CA her last wish was to be brought back home to Lorain, OH for burial next to her mother and father.  The family will receive friends Saturday August 20th  from 9:00 am until the time of funeral services at 10:00 am at Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.  The Rev. Daniel Divis, pastor of St. Mary Catholic Church in Lorain, will preside.  Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Lorain.


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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:



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