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Marija J. Obreza

MARIJA J. OBREZA (nee Kebe) age 87; beloved wife of 62 years to the late Viktor; loving mother of Victor E. and Katherine Pappas (husband Tom); cherished grandmother of Elizabeth Obreza Hurst (husband Philip) and great-grandmother of Hunter, Pippa, and Ruby; dearest daughter of the late Josef and Marija; dear sister of Juze Kebe, Venka Klancar, and the late Anna Zagar.

Marija was born in the town of Cerknica, Yugoslavia, before emigrating to the United States in 1958. She worked as a seamstress for Richman Brothers Clothing, followed by Parker Hannifin in the Shipping Department. Marija enjoyed polka dancing and gardening.

Contributions may be made in Marija’s memory to St. John of the Cross, 140 Richmond Rd. Euclid, OH 44143.

Mass of Christian Burial 9:30 AM Friday, May 20, 2022 at St. John of the Cross Catholic Church.

Private burial at All Souls Cemetery.

Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of Marija at THE ZEVNIK-COSIC FUNERAL HOME OF WILLOUGHBY HILLS, 28890 CHARDON ROAD (between Bishop Rd. and Rt. 91) THURSDAY 3-7 PM.


Charity EIN: 999928196

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