The Clergy, Executive Board, and Members of St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church express condolences to the family of Very Reverend Vasilije Budimir Sokolovic. Memory eternal.
Very Reverend Vasilije Budimir Sokolovic, age 77 (May 13, 1938 – October 10, 2015), Orthodox priest of 45 years, retired parish priest of St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Cathedral, Cleveland fell asleep in our Lord Jesus Christ Saturday, October 10, 2015. May his Memory be Eternal – Vecnaja Pamjat!
Son of Holy Priestmartyr Saint Budimir of Dobrun and the late Protinica Desanka Sokolovic. He was the 42nd ordained priest in the Sokolovic lineage.
Beloved husband of Protinica Zagorka “Zorine” (nee Vitkovich). Dear father of Mirjana (Milan) Damljanovic and Deacon Teodor (Tanja). Loving grandfather of Maksim, Makarije, Izabella, and Metodije. Dear brother of Mirjana (deceased) and Vladimir (Erika). Friend and Kumovi to many.
Hierarchical Divine Liturgy will take place Friday, October 16 at 8:00 AM at St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Cathedral, 6306 Broadview Road, Parma, OH followed by funeral liturgy at 11:00 a.m.
His Grace Bishop Dr. Mitrophan officiating. The V. Rev. Vasilije Sokolovic will lie in state at church on Thursday, October 15 from 3-8:00 p.m. POMEN service 7:00 p.m.
Interment Monastery Marcha Serbian Orthodox Cemetery. Arrangements by the Donald A. Faulhaber Funeral Home – www.faulhaberfuneralhome.com.