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Mary Walchko

Mary (nee Mahilo) Walchko, 86, of Lorain, died Thursday, November 15, 2007 at the Amherst Manor Nursing Home.

Mrs. Walchko was born in Elyria on June 24, 1921 and had been a resident of Lorain for most of her life.

Survivors include her husband, Michael; daughters, Janice Walchko-Dominguez residing in Sherman Oaks, California and Karen Thomas and Patsy Maderitz both of Lorain; and grandchildren, Derek Thomas, Jennifer Thomas, Michael  Maderitz,  and T.J. Maderitz.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents, John and Katherine (nee Dudash) Mahilo; brothers, Alex, John, Harry, William, and Joseph; and by her sister, Anna Mauer.

Visitation will be Monday from 4 to 8 P.M. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain, where a Parastas service will be conducted at 4 P.M.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, beginning with a Panachida service at 9:30 A.M. in the funeral chapel and will be followed by the conduction of the Divine Liturgy at 10 A.M. in Saint Nicholas Byzantine Rite Catholic Church, 2711 West 40th Street, Lorain. The Reverend Nicholas Rachford, Pastor of Saint Nicholas Parish will preside. Entombment will follow in the Resurrection Mausoleum at Calvary Cemetery, Lorain.

The family suggests memorial contributions to either Saint Nicholas Byzantine Rite Catholic Church, 2711 West 40th Street, Lorain, OH 44053 or to New Life Hospice, 3700 Kolbe Road, Lorain, OH 44053. To leave on-line condolences for the family please visit

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