5345 South Street | Vermilion, OH 44089
Obituary of Barbara J Holovacs
Barbara J. Holovacs, 67, of Vermilion entered her eternal life on Easter Sunday, following a lengthy illness.
She was born February 26, 1954 in Elyria and had been a Vermilion resident for the past 35 years moving from Amherst.
Barbara graduated from Firelands High School in 1972. She then graduated St. Josephs School of nursing becoming a LPN and later furthering her career at Lorain Community College to become a RN .
Barbara worked her entire 35 year career at Elyria Memorial Hospital retiring from the Amherst branch in 2010 due to health issues.
She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Vermilion and the Amvets Post #22 Auxiliary. She loved the Cleveland Browns and Indians, politics, playing computer games with friends, and talking with her sister, Carole. She was a devoted Christian who loved her cats, bird, and her family.
She is survived by her sisters, Mary Hodges of Tuson, AZ and Carole (Bob) Snezek of Amherst; brother, Stephen (Cindy) Holovacs of Vermilion; and her cherished nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Steve and Helen (nee Rovere) Holovacs; and her nephew, J. Glenn Lloyd.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, April 10, 2021 from 10:00 am until the time of the funeral service at 11:00 am at the Riddle Funeral Home, 5345 South Street, Vermilion, Ohio. Father Paul Schreiner will officiate. Interment will follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Amherst. Friends and family who want to come are welcome to attend, but due to Covid-19, we are asking that people be careful to maintain social distancing, wear masks, and refrain from embracing.
The family suggests memorial contributions to Friendship Animal Protective League, 8303 Murray Ridge Road, Elyria, OH 44035.
Online condolences may be made at www.riddlefuneralhome.com.
5345 South Street
Vermilion, OH 44089
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