The Clergy, Executive Board, and Members of St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church express condolences to the family of Mary Chapman. Memory eternal.
Mary Chapman, age 98 (April 10, 1917 – September 11, 2015), passed away peacefully September 11th at the Crown Point Christian Village.
She was preceeded in death by her husband, Ernest, mother, Diana Demich, father, Theodore Knezevich, 4 sisters, 2 brothers and step-father, Daniel Demich.
Mary is survived by her loving children: Karen (Robert) McFarland, Crown Point, IN, Randy Chapman, Lowell, IN, Joyce (Michael) Skolak, Hobart, IN and George (Laura) Chapman, Leigh Acres, FLA; 11 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren.
Mary was a former employee of the School City of Gary, retiring after 24 years of service.
She was a long-time member of St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church, the Circle of Serbian Sisters – Kolo Sestara.
Visitation will be Monday, September 14th, 4:00-8:00 p.m. with Pomen Service at 7:00 p.m. Burns Funeral Home, 10101 Broadway, Crown Point, IN, with V. Rev Marko Matic and V. Rev Bogdan Zjalic, officiating.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, September 15th, directly at 10:00 a.m. St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church, 9191 Mississippi Street, Merrillville, IN. Interment Calumet Park Cemetery.
For further information please contact Savich & Semplinski Funeral Directors of Burns Funeral Home (219) 769-0044 or www.burnsfuneral.com.