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Milorad Cupic M.D.


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Milorad Cupic M.D. Obituary
July 29, 1939 - September 28, 2017 Milorad known to his friends as Mike or Misha received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Belgrade Medical School. After marrying his sweetheart Dr. Dragana Cupic, he immigrated to the United States and in the pursuit of further medical education completed his internship at mercy hospital followed by residency in anesthesiology at the University of Chicago hospitals. At the University of Chicago he was recognized in completing numerous award winning research projects. After a two year service to his adoptive country as a major in the United States Army Dr. Cupic joined Mercy Hospital where he served as chairman of the department of anesthesiology until his retirement in 2015. In this capacity Dr. Cupic founded the pain management section at Mercy Hospital. Dr. Cupic was also committed to serving his community as a member of numerous organizations. He was the founding member of the Serbian American medical and dental society where he served as a member of the board. Dr. Cupic was also active in his church, the holy resurrection Serbian Orthodox Cathedral. He generously supported the restoration of the church and the Parochial Saint Sava School where he served on the board of directors. Dr. Cupic life motto was a line from Ephesians 4, 32: 'and be kind and compassionate, forgiving one another just as god forgave you in Christ'. He is survived by his wife of 54 years Dr. Dragana Cupic, son Michael Cupic and his wife Dr. Victoria Cupic and their children Ivana and Marko, daughter Lisa Maya Cupic Whalen and her husband Dr. Joseph Whalen and their children Nickolas and Natalie Whalen, brother Dr. Jovan Cupic with wife Dragana and their children Sandra, Steven and Amy Cupic with daughter Elisa, Katherine Dinni and her husband Ted with children Gino and Siena. The closest family members from Chicago and Belgrade are families Colakovic, Todorovic, Kalicanin, Tadic, Zdravkovic, Zlatic, Dini and Rasevic. Interment will be private. Memorial service to be held on Saturday October 7, 2017 at 11:30 am at the HOLY RESURRECTION SERBIAN ORTHODOX CATHEDRAL, 5701 North Redwood drive in Chicago. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to Pancreatic Research Institutions. Rolfe Pancreatic Cancer Foundation, rolfefoundation.org, 773 -989-1108. For information please contact Sveta Gora Serbian Orthodox Funeral Home, tel 773-588-2200.
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on Oct. 1, 2017
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