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Julia A. Blaha

Obituary for Julia A. Blaha

September 28, 1919 - February 1, 2020
Avon Lake, Ohio | Age 100

Loving Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother and Friend


Julia A. Blaha (nee LaGamba), age 100, of Avon Lake and formerly of Bay Village passed away Saturday, February 1, 2020. She was born September 28, 1919 in Monongah, WV to Italian immigrants, the late John and Anna (nee Marchesani) LaGamba.
Julia was a dedicated employee, working until the age of 73, at many of the local grocery stores. She loved baking and preparing Christmas Cookies every year. While not in the kitchen, Julia loved doing crossword puzzles and spending time with her great grandchildren.
Julia was the loving mother of Judith A. Mazur; devoted grandmother of William (Sharon) Mazur, Julie (Simon) Martin-Dye, Margie Mazur, Steve Mazur, and Kevin (Dee) Mazur; beloved great grandmother of Isabelle, Lucy, Timothy, Angelina, Lauren and Benjamin. She is also survived by many extended family members and friends. Julia was preceded in death by her husband of 35 years, William J. Blaha in 1975; son-in-law, Frank Mazur; grandson, John Mazur; and four siblings.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice. Friends may call at the Busch Funeral Home, 163 Avon-Belden Road, Avon Lake from 4 to 8pm on Wednesday, February 5th. Funeral service will be held at 10 am Thursday, February 6th at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 32929 Lake Road, Avon Lake. Interment to follow Holy Cross Cemetery, Brookpark Ohio. 440-842-7800.

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163 Avon Belden Road
Avon Lake, OH 44012
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