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Julanne Kolesar

Julanne Kolesar (nee Simo), 67, of Brownhelm Township, passed away at her residence, Sunday, December 8 2013, surrounded by her family. She was born in Lorain on September 28, 1946 and was a 1964 graduate of Clearview High School.

Julanne had been employed as a Licensed Practical Nurse for 43 years. In her free time she enjoyed family vacations and travel.

She is survived by her daughters, Kristen Kolesar of Lorain and Kelley Kolesar of Temperance, Michigan; granddaughter, Bridget R. Alexander; sister, Davey R. Simo of Newton Falls; and brother, Robert Simo residing in Berlin Township. Additional survivors include nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Kolesar was preceded in death by her husband, Jeffrey in 1986; father, John J. Simo, Jr. in 1965; mother, Lois Simo (nee Borthwick) in 2008; sister-in-law, Linda Simo (nee Bansek) in 2009; niece, Sherri Ann Simo in 1972; and by her special uncle, David "Jim" Borthwick in 2010.

Private family funeral services will be observed in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel with Reverend James Becherer presiding. Burial will take place in St. Joseph Cemetery, Amherst.

The family encourages memorial contributions to the Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870.

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