The Clergy, Executive Board, and Members of St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church express condolences to the family of Sofia Drca. Memory eternal.

Sofia (nee Jensen) Drca, age 83, of St John, formerly of Merrillville and Gary, passed away peacefully May 2, 2016 with her family by her side.

Sofia came to America in 1955 where she met her husband Dusan. She was a member of St Sava Serbian Orthodox Church and it’s Circle of Serbian Sisters-Kolo Sestara. She was a retired employee of Joyce Sportswear of Gary with several years of service.

She is preceded in death by her parents Nikola and Lenka Solevic, husband Dusan Drca and grandson Steve Djuric.

Sofia is survived by her loving daughters: Millie (Tom Kus) Djuric, Donna (Steven) Winarski; beloved granddaughter Donna (Adam) Bruner; grandsons: Mike, Nikolas and Steven Winarski; and cherished great grandaughter Cassandra Bruner; sister Vasa Hristovski and many nieces, nephews. kumovi and many other relatives. She will be dearly missed, may her memory eternal.

Funeral Services will take place Thursday, May 5, 2016 at St Sava Serbian Orthodox Church at 12:00 noon with V. Rev Marko Matic officiating. Interment Calumet Park Cemetery.

Visitation will take place one hour before the funeral service from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. For further information please call Calumet Park Funeral Chapel at (219) 736-5840.