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Ilona Csizmadia

June 6, 1935 — August 8, 2023

Lorain

Ilona Csizmadia (nee Balogh) of Lorain, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 8, 2023, at O'Neill Healthcare in Bay Village, Ohio following a brief illness.

Born June 6, 1935, to Lajos and Julianna (nee Deszo) Balogh in Mátyásdomb, Hungary she immigrated to the United States in 1956 during the Hungarian Revolution, settling in Morgantown before moving to Lorain in 1960.  For 35 years she worked as a housekeeper for St. Joseph Hospital in Lorain before retiring in 2000.  She was a member of the former St. Ladislaus Catholic Church in Lorain.

She loved cooking, baking, gardening, taking trips and endless shopping and watching Hallmark movies.  Above all she loved her grandchildren.

Surviving are her sons, Paul L. (Bonnie) of Lorain, Joseph M. (Cynthia) of Elyria and Steven A. of Columbus; daughter, Julia M. Csizmadia of Lorain; 10 grandchildren; many great grandchildren, and one great-great-grandson. 

She was preceded in death by her husband of 30 years, Paul Csizmadia in 1987; both of her parents as well as her brothers, Frank Balogh and Joe Balogh along with eight other siblings.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, August 10 from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Dovin Funeral & Cremation Specialists, 2701 Elyria Avenue, Lorain.  Funeral services will be held Friday, August 11 at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home, followed by Mass at 11:00 a.m. at St. Peter Parish, 3655 Oberlin Road, Lorain.  Rev. James Schmitz, former pastor of St. Ladislaus Catholic Church will officiate. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery, Lorain.  In lieu of flowers, donations in Ilona’s honor can be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, PO Box 22324, New York, NY 10087. 
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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Thursday, August 10, 2023

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Dovin Funeral And Cremation Specialists

2701 Elyria Ave, Lorain, OH 44055

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Funeral Service

Friday, August 11, 2023

Starts at 10:30 am (Eastern time)

Dovin Funeral And Cremation Specialists

2701 Elyria Ave, Lorain, OH 44055

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Mass

Friday, August 11, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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