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“Our condolences to Al and the family. May you rest in peace,sweet Olga. You will always be alive in our hearts,with fond memories. Cal and Beth...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Beth Calamari - Myrtle Beach, SC

“The light of the candle will always glow in my with the memory of my mother. The single greatest person I will ever know. I love you mom ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: Donald Emerick - Oceanside, CA

“Olga's is a face that was part of Dennis' and my past...amongst the many dear friends and family that gathered at the Frank DeBevec house and at...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Diane and Dennis DeBevec - Elyria, OH

“Olga was a wonderful person who was very proud of her family. The time would go by so fast when she was giving my Mom a perm because we would talk...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Denise King - Lorain, OH - Friend

“Denise and family, Though I never met your Mom, I feel like I knew her from our talks. I am so sorry for your loss. I'm glad we met that Sunday...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Maxine White - Amherst, OH

“I, Rosalie remember going yo your home with my mother and you would give me a permanent and trim my hair. My Mom thought the world of you. May God...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Rosalie Nieding - Vermilion, OH

“The loss of a beautiful, joyful, caring friend is difficult at best for all. The more loss we feel equates to the love and friendship Olga bestowed...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Mark Tressel - Lorain, OH

“To the Emerick family, I am sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. I have many great memories of time spent in her "home salon" and of time spent...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Lori Ann (Chensky) Macove - AZ

“I never had the chance to meet Olga but I do know she must have been a beautiful person. I have the pleasure of being friends with her son n his...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Russell n Sonja Reavis - Hubert, NC

“Keeping you all in our prayers. Always close by if you need us. Much Love ~ Pete,Cindy,Jason and Emily ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: The Dreibelbis Family - Oceanside, CA


Olga Mary Emerick (nee Skapin), age 89, a lifelong resident of Lorain, passed away Sunday, March 4, 2012 at Mercy Regional Medical Center.
Olga was born on March 23, 1922 in Lorain to the late Leopold and Antonia (nee Debevec) Skapin.
She attended Lorain High School and then went on to cosmetology school. Upon completion of cosmetology school, she worked at several salons in Lorain and in the 1940's opened her own salon in South Lorain and later moved the salon into her home. She has been beautifying Lorain since 1939.
Olga was a devout Catholic , attending both Mary Mother of God Parish in Lorain and St. Joseph Catholic Church in Amherst. She and her husband, Alex loved to take a drive on a Sunday to Bellevue to visit the Shrine. Traveling and collecting antiques brought her much joy.
She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Alex; children, Darrell (Jana) Emerick, of New York, Denise (Tim) Jenkins, of Lorain, David (Marcia) Emerick, of Oceanside, CA and Donald (Terrie) Emerick, of Oceanside, CA; grandchildren, Evan, Alex and Kelsie (Seth) Rehn; brother, Robert (Pat) Skapin, of Amherst; sisters, Molly Glavan, of Lorain and Daniella Jere, of Lorain.
The Emerick family will receive family and friends on Saturday, March 10, 2012 from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. in the Dovin and Reber Jones Funeral & Cremation Center, 1110 Cooper Foster Park Road, Amherst, where closing prayers will be said at 11:30 a.m. followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 12:00 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 200 St. Joseph Drive, Amherst. Rev. Fr. Lawrence Martello, Pastor, will officiate. Interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Lorain.
Online condolences may be left for the Emerick Family at www.dovinreberjones.com
In lieu of flowers, family suggest contributions to St. Joseph Catholic Church, 200 St. Joseph Drive, Amherst, OH 44001 or Mary Mother of God Parish, 309 W. 7th. Street, Lorain, OH 44052

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