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Wilma M. Szabo

Wilma M. Szabo (nee Kurucz), 85, passed away Wednesday, November 14, 2012, due to complications associated with her battle with Vascular Dementia. She was born in Kerney, Pennsylvania May 14, 1927, and had been a long-time resident of Lorain.

Wilma had formerly been employed as a Billing Clerk for the Ohio Edison Company for a number of years. She had been an active parishioner of both the Catholic Church of St. Peter in Lorain as well as St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Elyria Township, and was a member of the Altar & Rosary Society at both churches. Mrs. Szabo was devoted to her family and always enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. Additional interests included cooking, and baking in her free time. She was also an advocate of the Rite to Life Movement.

She is survived by sons, Gregory of Lorain, David of Elyria, and Alan of Canton; by her daughter, Linda (Dan) Meyer of Waterville, Ohio; by grandchildren, Paul Meyer, Jonathan Meyer, Michelle Meyer, and Ashley Reynolds; and by her great grandson, Genson Meyer; she also leaves sisters, Janet, Irene, and Helen; along with her brother, Robert.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward W. Szabo; by her son, Edward D. Szabo; by her parents, Joseph and Veronica (nee Bucz) Kurucz; by her sister, Mary; and by brothers, Andrew, John, Frank, Michael, Joseph, and Paul.

Please join her family for the celebration of her Mass of Christian Burial at 1 P.M., Monday, November 19, 2012, in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 41295 North Ridge Rd. The Reverend Donald Dunson, Pastor of the parish will officiate. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.

The family encourages contributions in her memory to any chapter of Rite to Life.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel.

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