Jovanka Pecenica

Jovanka Pecenica, age 78, of Highland, passed away April 2, 2013. She is survived by four children: Janet (Ken) Jelski- Schreiber, Danny Pecenica, Nick (Kelley) Pecenica and George Pecenica; four grandsons: Michael, Thomas, Nicholas, and Joshua; sisters: Helen (Wolfgang) Hofmann and Louise Volpi; nephew, George Volpi and family; numerous family and friends in Italy as well as the United States, Kumovi, and many dear friends. Preceded in death by her loving husband, George. Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 6, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. DIRECTLY at St. George Serbian Orthodox Church with V. Rev. Dobrivoje Milunovic officiating. At rest Calumet Park Cemetery in Merrillville. Friends are invited to visit with Jovanka's family on Friday from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at the Lincoln Ridge Funeral Home, 7607 W. Lincoln Highway, Schererville (Rt. 30 east of Cline Ave.). Pomen prayer service Friday evening at 7:30 p.m. Jovanka was a member of St. George Serbian Orthodox Church and the Circle of Serbian Sisters. She was a retired employee of Inland Steel Co.

Published in The Times from Apr. 4 to Apr. 5, 2013