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Kathleen A. Holiday

Kathleen A. Holiday (nee Zawasky), 66, of Lorain, died unexpectedly Sunday, October 13, 2013 in the emergency room at Mercy Regional Medical Center in Lorain. She was born January 4, 1947 in Lorain and had been a lifelong Lorain area resident.

Kathy was a member of Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church in Lorain. She enjoyed spending time with her family and spoiling her grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Frank Holiday; children, Nancy (David) Strauser of Lorain, Frank (Alyssa) Holiday of Concord, Susan (Robert) Basnett of Strongsville and Jennifer (James) Derk of Elyria; 10 grandchildren; sister, Jeanette (Michael) Holp of Amherst; and brother, Joseph K. Zawasky of Sarasota, Florida.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Helen Zawasky (nee Zehel).

The family will receive friends Wednesday, October 16, 2013 from 4 to 8 P.M. at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave., Lorain. Funeral services will be held Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 9:30 A.M. in the funeral chapel, followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 10 A.M. at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, 1454 Lexington Ave., Lorain. The Rev. Lawrence Martello, Pastor of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Amherst, will officiate. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Lorain.

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