PAVLICIC, Ljubica "Violet" (nee Grcic) On Thursday, August 9, 2012 Ljubica Pavlicic passed away at the age of 76 years. Ljubica will be lovingly remembered by her husband and best friend of 57 years, Dragan and by her son, Kruno (Suzan); sisters, Ruzica and Milka, and brothers, Slavko, Jovo and Janko. Ljubica was predeceased by her parents, Bozica and Jakov, and brother Mile. "Big Baba" will also be forever remembered by grandchildren, Brian, Christopher, and Melissa; numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and dear friends both in Canada and Croatia. Born in Ivosevci, Croatia, Ljubica has lived in Victoria since coming to Canada with her family in 1969. She loved good food and could make cakes according to old country recipes. She enjoyed playing a few rounds of cards with family and friends, and had a wonderful smile that could light up a room. A Prayer Service with Fra Dujo Boban officiating will be held Monday, August 13, at 7 PM at Sveti Leopold Mandic Catholic Church. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, August 14, at 10 AM also at Sveti Leopold Mandic Catholic Church, with interment to follow at Royal Oak Burial Park. Donations in memory of Ljubica can be made to Sveti Leopold Mandic Catholic Church, 4081 Gordon Head Rd, Victoria, BC V8N 3X7.
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Published in Victoria Times-Colonist from Aug. 11 to Aug. 12, 2012