Gluvna Shimo Hromada Home
Family Owned and Operated since 1912 www.gluvna.net Lorain, Ohio
Funeral Home Serving Lorain Ohio
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Shirley Jean Rister
Private Duty Nurse; Enjoyed Making Beaded Jewelry
Died 11/18/2018 Age 67

The family will receive friends Monday November 26th 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. Bob Eddy, pastor of Church of Christ, will preside.  Burial follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park in Amherst Township.


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Vanita L. Edleman
May Company Retiree; Former St Joseph Church Member
Died 11/18/2018 Age 97

The family will receive friends Tuesday November 27th from 3:00-7:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.   Funeral services will be held Wednesday November 28th at 9:30 am in the funeral chapel followed by the mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am at St. Mary Catholic Church, 310 8th St, Lorain.  The Rev. Daniel Divis, pastor, and Deacon Lou Maldonado will concelebrate.  Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Lorain.


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Joseph Melvin Geisel
Avid Baseball Fan & Coach
Died 11/18/2018 Age 51

Visitation will be Friday from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. & 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Funeral services will be Saturday at 10:30 a.m. in the funeral chapel. Reverend Daniel Wenger will officiate. Burial will follow in Resthaven Memory Gardens, Avon. Following the committal services, attendees are invited to join Joe’s family for extended fellowship at Lakeview Baptist Church – 591 Ferndale Avenue in Vermilion.


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Jeffrey J. Kata
Loved Making New Friends; Maintenance Worker at St. Mary of the Woods
Died 11/10/2018 Age 61

 

The family will receive friends Friday November 16th from 3:00-7:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.   Funeral services will follow on Friday at 7:00 pm in the funeral chapel with the Reverend James D. Schorr presiding.  Cremation will follow.  His ashes will be buried at Calvary Cemetery in Lorain at a later date. 


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Thomas P. "Tom" Nimon
Commander of the Lorain Police Narcotics Unit
Died 11/4/2018 Age 53

The family will receive friends Friday November 9, 2018 from 3:00 -8:00 pm at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.  Funeral services will be held Friday November 9, 2018 at 7:30 pm in the funeral chapel.  Father Daniel Divis, pastor of St. Mary Catholic Church in Lorain and chaplain of the Lorain Police Department, will preside.  Cremation will follow.


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Robert L. "Bob" Repko, Jr.
Construction Engineer & Supervisor
Died 11/1/2018 Age 67

No services will be conducted at this time. A celebration of Bob’s life will be observed in 2019.


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Jeffrey G. Czompoly, Sr
Baker at Panera Bread; Admiral King Graduate
Died 11/1/2018 Age 45

Private family cremation services will be held.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain.


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Patricia  Merrick
Enjoyed Both World And Domestic Travel
Died 10/27/2018 Age 86

Visitation will be Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of funeral services at 12:00 noon in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel – 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain, Reverend John C. Retar, pastor of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Parish will officiate. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Lorain.


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Caroline F. Dolyk
Founding Member Of The Lorain American-Croatian Club
Died 10/22/2018 Age 97 Years

Visitation will be Thursday from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Funeral services will be Friday 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, Lorain. Reverend John C. Retar, pastor of the parish will officiate. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.


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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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