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Memorial Service

Elmwood Cemetery
Wednesday October 23rd, 2019

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Ciprian Alvarado

Ciprian Alvarado, age 64, of Ashtabula and formerly of Lorain, passed away on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at Hospice of the Western Reserve in Westlake following a lengthy illness.

He was born on January 14, 1955 in Lorain to Timoteo and Herminia “Minnie” (nee Avalos) Alvarado.  Ciprian received his GED and studied Computer-Aided Design at Lorain County Community College.  He was employed at Indio Graphics in Ashtabula as a CADD designer.  He enjoyed stamping, boating, martial arts and spending time with his beloved son and attending car shows.  Ciprian dedicated his life as a stay-at-home father for his special needs son.

Besides his parents, he is also survived by his son, Matthew R. Alvarado; sisters, Betty Jane Waseleski; Charlottee Ann Rice, Diana Alvarado and Alice Velez; and a brother, John “Juan” Alvarado.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Paula Alvarado; grandparents, Cipriano and Magdelena (nee Morado) Alvarado and John and Mary (nee Camacho) Avalos.

A memorial service is scheduled for Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 11:00 am at Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, 647 Reid Ave., Lorain.  Rev. Alex Barton, pastor will officiate.  The Dovin Funeral and Cremation Specialists, 2701 Elyria Ave., Lorain, is handling the arrangements. 

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I just found out about Cips passing , so sorry to his family.... I can remember sailing in his catamaran off of Lorain..... I also remember, he was my friend..... been to his parents house, met his mother, He was a good man !

Dean Tressel Jan 24 2021 12:00 AM

I met Ciprian when we both were in our twentys . We once sailed his sail boat to Volunteer Bay, we were on the water for over 4 hrs .I also knew Paula .I wished I had tried to contacting those 2 on Facebook .I went to nursing school with Paulia. I looked
at Paulas Facebook page about
1 year ago .They both will be missed .A old friend that went another way !!

Douglas Cary Oct 22 2019 12:00 AM

I wish I had contacted them 3 before Paulas and Cips passing !! I thought they would live longer !! I am 66 yrs. old .

Douglas Cary Oct 22 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ciprian Alvarado

Joseph K. Congrove (Alvarado) Oct 15 2019 12:00 AM