97, of Chesterton, formerly of Buffalo, NY passed away peacefully at home
surrounded by loved ones on November 3rd. Miki was preceded in death by her
loving husband Ned, her parents Steven and Yanja Petrovich and her sister
Anne (late Vincent) Edbauer. She is survived by her sister Kay (late Robert)
Von Ins, her loving children Martha (Michael) Loncarich, Paul (Patricia)
Stipanovich and Joanne (Sam) Poznanovich; cherished grandchildren Allison
Loncarich, Michael (Vinka) Loncarich, Christine (Rob) Larkin, Stevan
Stipanovich, Mary (Colin) May, Sam Poznanovich, Marko (Kari) Poznanovich,
Diane (Steve) Matalin and great-grandchildren Nick and Kaitlin Guarino,
Michael Loncarich and Ted (Bridget) Lyman. Also survived by many nieces and
nephews. Special “mom” to MaryAnn Pritza and “gram” to Marilyn Pritza,
Nikola Pritza, Tammy (John) DeLaurentis, “great-gram” to Mia DeLaurentis.
Miki was a
warm-hearted Serbian homemaker who loved feeding all who walked through her
door with traditional sumptuous meals and baked goods. She was known for her
nut rolls. She enjoyed word games and Russian literature and welcomed the
beauty of changing seasons. She especially enjoyed attending church and
hearing the choir sing, of which she was a member for many years.
arrangements by The Colonial Memorial Chapels in Lackawanna, New York. In
lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to St. Stephen’s Serbian
Orthodox Church in Lackawanna, NY, or VNA Hospice of Porter County, IN.