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John "Ivo" Bjazevich


1943 - 2015 Obituary Condolences Gallery
John "Ivo" Bjazevich Obituary
Feb. 2, 1943 - Nov. 10, 2015
Passed away late in the evening on Nov. 10th, 2015 at his home surrounded by his family and friends. Born on the Island of Vis, in Komiza, Croatia to Matthew and Neda Bjazevich. His family left Croatia heading for the United States eventually making San Pedro, CA, their permanent home. Throughout Ivo's life he excelled in sports especially football, bowling and golf. He was a proud member of the San Pedro Pirates Football team and in 1961 his field goal helped his team become the All City Marine League Champs. After graduating high school, he married Margaret Burnett and they had two children. He later went on to become a very successful business man and real estate broker, "Lighthouse Realty", as well as owning and operating the San Pedro Bowling Center " Lighthouse Lanes". Ivo is survived by his brother, Paul Bjazevich; his son, Matthew Bjazevich and daughter, Jami "Bjazevich" Mantellino; his grandchildren, Natalie, Steven, Ivo, Matthew and Jake; his great grandchildren, Lalani and Jacob. Services are being held on Nov. 19th, 2015 at 10:30 A.M. at Holy Trinity Church,1292 W. Santa Cruz Street, San Pedro, CA. 90732. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to the "Michael J Fox Foundation" for Parkinson's Research. Please sign the guestbook at mcnerneysmortuary.com or dailybreeze.com.
Published in Daily Breeze on Nov. 14, 2015
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