OBITUARY

Ankica (Ana) Milinkovic

25 March, 195616 October, 2020

Passed away peacefully on Friday, October 16, 2020 after a courageous and lengthy battle with cancer in her 65th year.

Left to mourn and heartbroken is her husband of 42 years Mile (Mike) Milinkovic. Loving mama to Marianne and Tomislav Mesic, Rosemary and Mladen Josipovic, Johnny and Lilly Milinkovic. Beloved baka to her adoring grandchildren Marko, Daniella, Marko, Gabriela, Niko, Rudy and Mikey. Predeceased by her mother Marija (2016) and father Janko (1971). Survived by her aunt Danica Matesic, loving sister Katica and Mate Strgar, sister-in-law Vlatka (late Zvonko) Zivcic, mother-in-law Marija Milinkovic and many nieces and nephews with their families. She will be remembered fondly by her extended family, cousins, kumovi and friends in Canada and Croatia.

Ankica was selfless, humble and had a strong love and devotion for her family and her faith. Her children and grandchildren meant the world to her as she did to them. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family. She was happiest having her family gathered at the table to enjoy her cooking and baking. There was never a shortage of food or palacinke. She worked hard all her life to provide and support her family at Levi's, the family business, Mike-Cro-An Auto Service and caring for her grandchildren. We will forever cherish the happy memories you worked so hard to make for us. We would like to extend our deepest gratitude to Father Marko, all the LHIN staff, VON nurses and Paramed PSWs for your ongoing commited and compassionate care. Greatest appreciation to Elizabeth and Wendy for your support.

In accordance with the regulations of the Bereavement Authority of Ontario due to COVID-19, all visitations, funerals and interments are restricted to a specified number of attendees. All visitors will be required to wear a face covering, as well as provide name and telephone number to funeral home staff.

Visitation at MARKEY-DERMODY FUNERAL HOME, 1774 King Street East (at Kenilworth) on Monday from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm with Rosary at 7 pm. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Cross Croatian Church, 1883 King Street East, on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 10 am. Interment Our Lady of the Angels Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Ankica’s memory can be made to Holy Cross Croatian Church or Croatian Sports and Community Centre of Hamilton.

“Ostat ces uvijek u nasim srcima. Pocivaj u miru bozjem.” We love you to the moon and back.

Services

  • Visitation

    Monday, 19 October , 2020

  • Rosary Service

    Monday, 19 October , 2020

  • Visitation

    Monday, 19 October , 2020

  • Funeral Mass

    Tuesday, 20 October , 2020

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Maryann Kutlesa

20 October 2020

Dear Mile and Johnny and family
So sad to hear about the passing of your wife and mom. With deepest sympathy accept my condolences. Primite moju sucut. My prayers go out to her you and your family.

Maryann Kutlesa

Diane Devcic

19 October 2020

Keeping you and your family close in heart and prayer for the loss of your wife, mom, and baka. Sent with love and remembrance to get through this tough time.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to you and your family,
Diane, Ariana, Julia and Niko Devcic

Manda Lucijanic

19 October 2020

Our sincerest condolences to Mike and Family on the passing of Ankica. Sending you our love, and please accept our deepest sympathies.
Ive and Manda Lucijanic

Maria Baiardo

19 October 2020

To Marianne and Family, my deepest condolences in the passing of your beloved mother. May she find peace in the loving arms of our Lord.
Find strength in each our as you always keep your mother in your heart.

Love and friendship,
Maria Baiardo

Adam Sajgo

19 October 2020

Sending our deepest and sincerest condolences to the Milinkovic Family, we are truly sorry to for your loss. Many memories from when the kids were growing up in tambura and in soccer, to having their own weddings, and subsequently many baptisms for the many Grandchildren. She will always be remembered as a dedicated, loving, kind and gentle soul, blessed with a wonderful family. May she rest in peace and forever live on in your hearts watching over you from the heavens above.

Sincerely from the Sajgo Family

Nikola Jurcic

19 October 2020

Our deepest condolences to the Milinkovic family. Please accept our deepest sympathies. Sending you all our love, prayers and well wishes during this difficult time.
Nikola Jurcic and familija.

Steven Hrab

19 October 2020

My deepest condolences to your family at the loss of a wife, mother and grandmother.
Over the many years that I have known your family, there is no doubt she was the glue that held your wonderful family together. I also gave no doubt that she has passed on her personality and values to all of you. She may be gone from this earth but lives on in all of you.

DIANA CVITAK

18 October 2020

We were so saddened to hear about the loss of your wife, mom, and baka. Our family is keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers. Your mom was such a beautiful lady both inside and outside. The thing I remember most about her was that she was always smiling and such a gentle and kind-hearted person. She will be missed by all who knew her. Sending you love. xox
Diana, Joe, Marcus, and Evan Cvitak

Maryana Ceric

18 October 2020

Our deepest condolences to the Milinkovic Family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Maryan and Jozo Ceric xoxo

Joe Bersinic

18 October 2020

Mike and Johnny and family:

I am sending my sincerest condolences from myself and Hellen. I wish you peace during this difficult time.

Ankica was admired so much by my mom when they worked together. My mom thought Ankica was a really good and kind hearted person.

When I met her a few times at the at the garage, I had the same feeling as my mom.

May she rest in peace.

Sincerely, Joe Bersinic

FROM THE FAMILY

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