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Stella Burich (nee Orbovich), age 88, of Lorain, passed away on Monday, December 12, 2011 at Lake Pointe Health Center while under the care of New Life Hospice .
She was born on January 21, 1923 in Glencoe, Ohio to Samuel and Dorothy (nee Trbovich) Orbovich and was a 1941 graduate of Wintersville High School in Wintersville, Ohio.
Stella was a Bridal Consultant in the Lorain area for over 40 years. She attended St. George Serbian Orthodox Church in Lorain.
She is survived by her sister, Sophia Tarowsky, of Indiana; sister-in-laws, Martha, of Ohio, Olga, of Virginia and Rosella, of West Virginia; many nieces and nephews; and good friend, Wilda Hatfield.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph; son, Thomas; 6 brothers, Joseph, Michael, Leonard, Donald, Peter and Milan; 5 sisters, Hilda Glusac, Mary Rucker, Ann, Diane and Zora Orbovich.
Family and friends will be received on Saturday, December 17, 2011 from 11:00 a.m. until time of Funeral Services at 12:00 noon in the Dovin and Reber Jones Funeral & Cremation Center, 1110 Cooper Foster Park Road, Amherst. Fr. Aleska Pavichevich, of St. George Serbian Orthodox Church, will officiate. Private interment will take place at Elmwood Cemetery, Lorain.

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