Florence K. Tomasek
Lorain- Florence K. Tomasek (nee: Bereznay), 95, passed away peacefully on her journey to her Lord on Saturday, March 27, 2010 at New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph Lorain Community Health Partners in Lorain, Ohio.
She was born September 14, 1914 in Lorain and graduated from Lorain High School in the class of 1932 B. She married the late Eugene Tomasek in 1938 and made their home in Lorain. Florence was employed by Western Automatic in Elyria and Jane Lindsay School in Lorain. She loved to cook and bake many of her Hungarian recipes which were enjoyed by all her family. She moved and made her home in North Ridgeville and just loved her apartment at the Northridge Retirement Community where she made many friends and enjoyed the many activities offered by the retirement center. She enjoyed reading, traveling, playing the piano, listening to big band music and spending time with her family. She was a big fan of the Cleveland Indians, the Browns and the Cavs.
She was a member of St. Anthony of Padua and was a member of the Marian Guild.
Survivors include her daughter-in-law, Pauline Tomasek of Sheffield Village; granddaughter, Nicole (Dale) Nix of North Ridgeville; grandsons, Michael (Cinthia) Tomasek of Windsor, CA and Aaron (Amy) Tomasek of Wooster; great grandchildren, Jennifer Franz, D.J. Oelbracht, Nathaniel and Gabrielle Nix, Mason, Bella, Izzy and Tycho Tomasek; sisters, Mrs. Ann Oray of Lorain, Mrs. Margaret Pekare of Lorain and Mrs. Kathleen (Alfred) Machovina of Grafton; brothers, John (Mildred) Bereznay of Lorain and Albert (Kathy) Bereznay of Elyria; sister-in-law, Helen Bereznay of Amherst and many nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by husband, Eugene in 1982; her son, Lawrence Larry Tomasek in 2000; infant daughter, Juanita Marie in 1946; her parents, Andrew (1962) and Elizabeth (1978) (nee:Hleba) Bereznay; brothers, Andrew Bereznay and Joseph Bereznay; sisters, Marie Nemeth (2003) and Elizabeth Trepoy (1987).
The family will receive friends at Reidy-Scanlan-Giovannazzo Funeral Home, 2150 Broadway, Lorain, (440) 244-1961 on Monday, March 29, 2010 from 9:00 AM until 10:00 AM. A Funeral Service will follow visitation at the funeral home 10:00 AM, Monday, March 29, 2010, Fr. Joseph West, O.F.M., Conv., officiating. Christian Burial service will be held at Calvary Cemetery, Lorain. Memorial donations may be made to New Life Hospice, 5255 North Abbe Road, Sheffield Village, OH 44035.Posted By: RSG Funeral Home @ 3:21:24 PM