The Clergy, Executive Board, and Members of St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church express condolences to the family of Radojka “Rada” Gasic. Memory eternal.
Radojka “Rada” Gasic (nee Jankovic), age 77 of Chesterton, passed away Friday, July 22, 2016 at home with her loving family by her side.
Radojka was born in Arandjelovac Srbija (Serbia) and came to the US with her husband Nikola and daughter, Mladenka in 1969. Rada was a lifelong member of St Sava Serbian Orthodox Church and it’s Ladies Auxillary “Kolo Sestara”. She was retired from Federal Mogul after many years of service. Radojka was an avid baker, well known for her nutrolls and palacinke. She loved gardening and tending to her garden.
Radojka is preceded in death by her husband, Nikola Gasic; parents, Aleksandar and Ljubica Jankovic; siblings: Jovan (Milena) Jankovic, Zorka Nedic, Milivoje (Bosiljka) Jankovic and Tomislav (Djurdja) Jankovic.
Radojka is survived by her loving daughter Mladenka “Margo” (Bryan) Cooley, cherished grandchildren: Austin and Sydney Cooley; siblings: Miloslav (Gordana) Jankovic brother-in-law, Branko Nedic; niece, Ljiljana Radosavcevic; nephew, Aleksandar Jankovic; and many other nieces, nephews and Kumovi and friends.
Funeral Services will take place Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. directly at St Sava Serbian Orthodox Church, 9191 Mississippi St, Merrillville, with V. Rev. Marko Matic officiating. Interment Angelcrest Cemetery, 192 E 600 N, Valparaiso, IN 46383.
Visitation will take place Tuesday from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Calumet Park Funeral Chapel, 7535 Taft St, Merrillville, IN with a Pomen Service at 7:00 p.m. Rada will be fondly remembered by all.
For any further information please call Savich & Semplinski Funeral Directors at Calumet Park Funeral Chapel 219-736-5840.