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Florence M. Ziemba

Florence M. Ziemba (nee Samek), 88, of Elyria, passed away Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at Center Ridge Health Campus in North Ridgeville. She was born in Berea and had been a resident of Elyria since 2005, moving from North Ridgeville, where she had lived for 59 years.

Florence was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church in North Ridgeville and General Motors Retirees Local 780. She enjoyed camping and was an avid sports fan.

Survivors include her sons, Robert (Kathy) of North Royalton, Frank of Barberton; daughters, Pati (Kevin) Drapcho of Olmsted Twp., Helene Bring of Elyria; nine grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Stanley in 2008; brothers, Walter, Johnnie, Valentine and Edward Samek; sisters, Helen Samek, Genevieve Jajack and Bertha Peders; parents, Frank and Mary Samek.

Friends may call Thursday, December 5, 2013 from 6 to 8 P.M. at the Bogner Family Funeral Home, 36625 Center Ridge Road, North Ridgeville, where a prayer service will be held Friday, December 6, 2013 at 9:30 A.M. followed by a 10 A.M. Mass at St. Peter Church, 35777 Center Ridge Road, North Ridgeville. Rev. Bob Sanson will be the Celebrant. Burial will be in St. Peter Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Peter Memorial Fund.

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