Beatrice F. Pogacnik

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“Linda & family Sorry for your loss. Bea was an encouragement to me when I worked as inter department delivery, then in shipping. Remember all the...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Willis Calhoun - Lorain, OH

“Linda and family, I am sorry to hear about your mother's passing. She was a sweet lady and always had a welcoming smile whenever I had to go to the...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Tom Maurer - Vermilion, OH

“Please accept my condolence Linda,Dennis and your families. Your Mother led a wonderful life. She was a big time republican and was always really...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: John Schrenk - Lorain, OH

“So sorry to hear of Bea's passing. May happy memories ease your pain of loss. My prayers are with you. ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Rosemary Lane Schuler - Lorain, OH

“I will always remember Bea by her smile and her delicious cookies! May she rest in peace! ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Sister Claudia Bronsing - OH

“Linda and Dennis,I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. Your Mom was well liked by many people. You had many wonderful years with your Mom and many...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Don & Denise Boycik - Amherst, OH

“Dennis and Rose - we are so sorry to hear of your mom's passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers each day. We wish we could all give you a big...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Greg & Karen Kosiarek - Billings, MT

“Our prayers are with you, Linda and Ken. Bea was a great lady with a warm, loving heart. Working with you both on the condo, we came to know and...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Candy and Greg Goff - Vermilion, OH

“Linda and Kenny, we are so sorry to hear about the passing of your beloved mother. God bless her. ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Charlie and Laura Sexstella - OH

“Sorry to hear of your mothers passing. It's difficult losing your parent, but hold your memories close. Take time to heal my friend. Warm regards, ...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Patty McDonald - Dublin, OH

“Bea you will be missed, you were always like my second mother and we had many great visits when I came to Lorain. You can now be with Ed and Eddy and...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Rick Ketcham - Yorba Linda, CA

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Beatrice F. Pogacnik, age 87, passed away peacefully at Kingston of Vermilion on Saturday, February, 16, 2013. She was born on June 2, 1925 in Midland, Pennsylvania and lived in Lorain most of her life before moving to Vermilion. She graduated from Lorain High School in 1942 B.
She was employed at Lorain National Tube for several years. Later she worked at Lorain Products for 32 years, holding several positions as assembler, secretary, production planner and Supervisor of Production Planning.
She was a member of St. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church and St. Mary's Catholic Church of Vermilion.
Known for her love and joy of baking, she submitted her award winning recipe pineapple roll ups to Pillsbury. In 1956 she was one of the 100 winning finalist in the Pillsbury Mills Eight Grand National Bake off in New York at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel. She continued to bake throughout her life even up until her passing.
Besides baking she enjoyed spending time with her family, traveling, playing cards and bingo. She volunteered many hours for Lorain Community Hospital and Hospice.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward M. Pogacnik in 1992; and her son, Edward (Pogo) Pogacnik in 1982; her parents, Nick and Catherine Breno( Biondillo); sister, Mary Ketcham; and brothers, Anthony Breno and Francis Breno.
She is survived by her children; Dennis (Rose) Pogacnik, of Magalia, California and Linda (Ken) Sexstella, of Vermilion; grandson, Aaron (Melissa)Sexstella; and great-grandchildren, Jake and Mia Sexstella of Concord; a sister, Fran Canalos, of Lorain; brothers, Nick Breno, of Florida and Tom Breno, of Lorain; many nieces and nephews.
The Pogacnik family will receive friends on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. in the Dovin and Reber Jones Funeral & Cremation Center, 1110 Cooper Foster Park Road, Amherst. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 21st. in the funeral center. Rev. Fr. Ron Brickner, Pastor of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Vermilion will officiate. Entombment will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Lorain.
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