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Dorothy A (Jama) Porostovsky

February 2, 1941 ~ June 12, 2022 (age 81) 81 Years Old
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Dorothy A. Porostovsky

Elyria-Dorothy A. (Nee Jama) Porostovsky, 81, passed away on Sunday, June 12, 2022 at University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center. 

Dorothy was born to her loving parents, Alexander and Ann (nee Timura) Jama in Scranton, PA on February 2, 1941. She was a graduate of Lorain High School, class of 1959A. She then went on to St. Joseph Practical School of Nursing, graduating in February of 1960. She was well known for her nut rolls, enjoyed playing poker, diamond paintings, and bible study. 

Dorothy is survived by her daughters, Gayle (Allen) Kiser of Elyria, Michelle (Greg) Bufkin of California, and Nancy (Charles) Allison of Missouri; granddaughters, Jessica Allison and Sasha (Malik) Nuhn-Bensifi; sisters, Sandra (Michael) Mishak and Barbara (Samuel-deceased) Miller of South Carolina. 

She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Norman J. Porostovsky; parents, Alexander and Ann Jama; and son, Robert Nuhn. 

Christian burial services will be held at 1:30 PM, Wednesday, June 15, 2022 at Ridge Hill Memorial Park, 44805 N. Ridge Rd., Amherst, OH, with Rev. Paul G. Monkowski, officiating (meet at main entrance of cemetery). Arrangements and services by Reidy-Scanlan-Giovannazzo Funeral & Cremation Services, Lorain, OH.Memorial contributions may be made in Dorothy’s loving memory to Sts. Cyril and Methodius Orthodox Church, 3056 Reeves Ave., Lorain, OH 44052. Online condolences and gifts of sympathy may be shared with the family by using

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Christian Burial
June 15, 2022

1:30 PM
Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst, Broadway, Lorain, U.S


STS Cyril & Methodius Orthodox Church
3056 Reeves Ave., Lorain OH 44052


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