Mary Chapman – Memory Eternal ✝ Vjecnaja Pamjat

By September 12, 2015 September 30th, 2015 General Information/News, Obituaries & Memorials

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

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