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Friday December 10th, 2021
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Nancy Kozich

Nancy Kozich (nee Stumphauzer), age 71 of Lorain, passed away on Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at Mercy New Life Hospice in Lorain following a short illness.

Born December 16, 1949 to Frank and Goldie (nee Kocsis) Stumphauzer in Lorain, she lived in Lorain her entire life. She graduated from Lorain Admiral King in 1967 and attended nursing school at MBJ School of Nursing. She worked as a switch board operator at the Elyria Administration Building for 17 years until retiring in 1999.

She was an antique dealer and collector under the name of Yesterday’s Charm inside of Shinko’s County Store in Avon since 1989, which she started with her husband and continued after his passing. She loved to cook and spend time with her family as well as reading, especially cookbooks and cooking magazines.

Surviving are her children, Donald A. (Michelle) Kozich II of Lorain, Daniel R. Kozich of Dublin and Denise M. (Edwin) Roman of Lorain; grandchildren, Jacob Kozich, Kaitlin Kozich, Kyle Kozich, Alyssa Roman and Andriana Seda; 3 great grandchildren and brother, Ronald (Sylvia) Stumphauzer of St. Mary.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 36 years, Donald A. Kozich in 2007; granddaughter Hanna Nicole Kozich as well as both of her parents.

The family will receive friends on Friday, December 10 from 9 – 11 a.m. at Dovin Funeral & Cremation Specialists, 2701 Elyria Avenue, Lorain followed by Mass at 11:30 a.m. at St. Anthony of Padua Parish, 1305 E. Erie Avenue, Lorain. Rev. Gerald Keller will officiate. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery, Lorain.

Contributions in Nancy’s honor can be made to New Life Hospice, 3500 Kolbe Road, Lorain, Ohio 44053.

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It was with great sadness to learn of the passing of cousin Nancy. May God wrap his loving arms of comfort around each of you. Sorry I was unable to attend due to personal health issues.

Judi Kochis Smith Dec 11 2021 4:01 PM

I was so sorry to hear of my cousin Nancy's passing. MY prayers are with the family.

Janis Kochis Adkins Dec 11 2021 8:18 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Nancy Kozich

June Stumphauzer Dec 9 2021 12:40 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Nancy Kozich

Terrie Smith Dec 9 2021 12:34 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Nancy Kozich

Kristen Stillwell Dec 8 2021 9:16 PM

Our sympathy to the family and friends. Nancy had a heart of gold and will be missed by many.

The Ferner Family Dec 8 2021 8:36 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Nancy Kozich

Maryann Stillwell Dec 8 2021 5:07 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Nancy Kozich

Ed Dec 8 2021 1:58 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Nancy Kozich

Bill & Marie Stumphauzer Dec 8 2021 10:18 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Nancy Kozich

John W. Kozich Dec 8 2021 9:38 AM

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