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September 2016

Danica Ostojic – Memory Eternal ✝ Vjecnaja Pamjat

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

Danica Ostojic, age 92 of Crown Point passed away September 23, 2016. Danica was a member of St Sava Serbian Orthodox Church since her arrival here in the US. Danica was retired from St. Mary Medical Center in Hobart with several years of service in the Dietary Department. She loved to sew, garden, and cook. Her grandchildren and great grandchildren loved her crepes “palacinke” immensely. She loved her family very much.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Djuro Ostojic; and her parents Stevo and Sara Ladjevic. She is survived by her two children: son, Rade (Nada) Ostojic of Crown Point, daughter, Radmila (Branko) Susnjara of Sydney, Australia; five grandchildren and eight great grandchildren; and many other Kumovi, Prijatelji, friends and family both here and in the former Yugoslavia.

Funeral Services will take place Tuesday, September 27, 2016 directly at 10:30 a.m. at St Sava Serbian Orthodox Church, 9191 Mississippi St, Merrillville, IN with V. Rev Marko Matic officiating.

Visitation will take place from 9:00 a.m. to the time of service Tuesday at the church. For further information please call Calumet Park Funeral Chapel at 219-736-5840.

Sunday School begins at St. Sava in Merrillville – Sunday, Sept. 18

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14290050_10211008630951190_4636847510829385062_oA new Sunday School year begins Sunday, Sept. 18 at St. Sava in Merrillville, Indiana for the 2016-2017 school year.

Registration is taking place in the conference room from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Cost is $50.00 for the first child and $25.00 for each additional child. 

Children of all ages are welcome to attend. Parents or guardians can help teach the next generation about values and spirituality by bringing children to church to experience Sunday School at St. Sava.

Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of heaven.”

A luncheon is also taking place in the South Wing Social Center following the Divine Liturgy Sunday, Sept. 18. Contact the Church Office at 219-736-9191 for more information about registering your children for Sunday School.