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"A cemetery may be considered as abandoned when all or practically all of the bodies have been Removed therefrom and no bodies have been buried therein for a great many years, and the cemetery has been so long neglected as entirely to lose its identity as such, and is no longer known, recognized and respected by the public as a cemetery. 1953 OAG 2978."

Sunday, May 24, 2009

Remembering Floyd and Clara Zagorsky - buried at Calvary Cemetery, Lorain, Ohio

Remembering my Uncle and Aunt, Floyd and Clara (Koba) Zagorsky buried at Calvary Cemetery, Lorain, Ohio. The beautiful and Patriotic decorations were placed by their loving son, Floyd A. Zagorsky for them for Memorial Day, 2009.

Floyd Zagorsky was a son of Andrew and Josephine (Szczepankiewicz) Zagorsky. He worked for 44 years for the U. S. Steel Works in Lorain, Ohio retiring in 1981. He served with the Navy in WWII. At his death Floyd Zagorsky was a member of Nativity B.V.M. Catholic Church in Lorain, Ohio. He was a life member of the Louis Paul Proy Chapter of the Disabled American Veterans, Lorain; the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 451, among other organizations in the city of Lorain.


Clara M. Zagorsky US Navy Waves Veteran, Age 85 Clara M. Zagorsky (nee Koba), 85, of Lorain, died Thursday December 6, 2007 at New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph in Lorain. She was born June 6, 1922 in South Amherst and had resided in Lorain since 1946.Clara was a graduate of South Amherst High School. She served with the US Navy Waves as a Yeoman 2nd Class during World War II. Clara worked at American Crucible in Lorain retiring in 1960. Prior to that she worked at General Industries in Elyria.She was a member of Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church in Lorain, the North Coast Waves Chapter 21 of the Waves National, AMVETS Post #47 in Lorain, National American Legion Post 888, AARP and Lorain Community Seniors. She was preceded in death by her husband Floyd S. Zagorsky in 1994, parents Anthony and Julia Koba (nee Posluzna) and brothers Stanley Koba and John Fred Koba.