Marta Petrovich – Memory Eternal ✝ Vjecnaja Pamjat

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

Marta Petrovich (June 15, 1919 – July 18, 2016), age 97 of Munster passed away July 18, 2016. Marta was a lifelong member of St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church and its Kolo Srpski Sestara. She enjoyed her several years of volunteering at the former St. Sava Bingo and making Serbian Donuts “Krofne” for the Bingo Players. She was retired from St. Mary Medical Center, Gary, IN with over 25 years of service. Marta enjoyed very much knitting, gardening, and baking.

She is preceded in death by her husband Dragoljub Petrovich in 1985.

Marta is survived by four loving children, Millie (Metodija) Georgiefski, Sally Proimos, Mike Petrovich, and Mary Giurovic; 5 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; and 1 great-great grandchild; many other family members and Kumovi both here and in Lika.

Funeral Services will take place Friday, July 22, 2016 directly at 10:00 a.m. at St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church, 9191 Mississippi St, Merrillville, IN, with V. Rev Marko Matic officiating. Interment will take place at Calumet Park Cemetery.

Visitation will take place Thursday 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. For further information please contact Savich & Semplinksi Funeral Directors of Calumet Park Funeral Chapel (219) 736-5840 or

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