Dolores "Jean" Tomko (nee Bodak), 78, of Lorain, was called home on Friday, Nov. 9, 2012 following a lengthy illness.
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She was born Sept. 1, 1934 in Lorain and lived in Lorain until moving to Elyria in 1993. After the death of her husband, she chose to move to Kingston of Vermilion and was a resident there for over two years. She enjoyed her time at Kingston, especially rosary, church services, crafts, trips, socializing with friends and the Kingston "Family" and bingo.
Mrs. Tomko worked for the Lorain School System for more than 20 years as a baker. She was a member of the Church of St. Peter in Lorain.
Jean was preceded in death by her beloved sweetheart, Michael and parents, Mary and William Bodak. She is survived by her children, Michael J. (Barbara) Tomko, of Lorain; David (Sandy) Tomko Sr., of Vermilion; Brian Tomko, of Ocala, Fla., Ronald Tomko, Dolores Tomko and Kenneth Tomko, all of Lorain, grandchildren Jillian Tomko-Spiegel (Jason), of North Ridgeville, David Tomko Jr., of Vermilion, Teresa Tomko-Smith (Jason), Steven Tomko and Donovan Tomko, all of Ocala, Fla.; great-grandchildren, Connor, Emily, Teri and Brooke and brothers, Robert (Anita) Bodak, of Lorain and Raymond (Judy) Bodak, of Sunfield, Mich.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday from noon until the time of funeral services at 1 p.m. at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave, Lorain. The Rev. Craig Hovanec, pastor of the Church of St. Peter, will officiate. Cremation will follow and a private family burial service for her ashes will at Ridge Hill Memorial Park in Amherst Township.
Memorial contributions can be made in lieu of flowers to the Kingston of Vermilion Activity Fund, 4210 Telegraph Rd, Vermilion, OH. 44089.
Online condolences can be made at www.gluvna.net.
Published in The Morning Journal from Nov. 12 to Nov. 13, 2012