OBITUARY

Dragica Sopcic

27 March , 195331 January , 2019

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Dragica on January 31, 2019 in her 66th year. Beloved wife to Ivan for 46 years.

Adored mother to Maryann Fabrizio (Marco) and Nicholas Sopcic (Serena). Cherished Baka to Matthew, Nicholas, David and Jason. Predeceased by her parents Mile and Mare Pocrnic. Loving sister to Mary Rukavina (Ivan), Ankica Boros (Janko) and sister-in-law to Mary Ribaric (Joe) and daughter-in-law to Dragica Rahija. Loving aunt Dada to many nieces and nephews. She will be deeply missed by extended family and friends in Canada and Croatia.

Dragica was an active member of the Croatian National Home, CNH Golden Girls, Holy Cross Croatian Parish, Church Choir and Catholic Women's Leauge. She will be remembered for her devotion to her family and Croatian community. Dragica had a huge heart and a kind word for everyone she met. She will be remembered for her contagious laugh and beautiful smile. As expressions of sympathy, donations can be made to the CNH Building Fund in Dragica's memory.

Visitation will be held at MARKEY-DERMODY FUNERAL HOME, 1774 King Street E. (at Kenilworth) on Sunday, February 3rd from 2-4pm and 6-9pm. Vigil Prayers to be said at 7:30pm. Funeral mass will be celebrated at Holy Cross Croatian Church, 1883 King Street E. on Monday, February 4th at 9:30am. Interment to follow at Our Lady of the Angels Cemetery.

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, 3 February , 2019
  • Visitation Sunday, 3 February , 2019
  • Vigil Prayers Sunday, 3 February , 2019
  • Funeral Mass Monday, 4 February , 2019
REMEMBERING

Dragica Sopcic

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Marisa and Matthew Page

4 February 2019

We are truly saddened to hear of the passing of Dragica. Our love and thoughts are with all of her friends and family.

Your neighbours across the street #55.

Mary Frances Pocrnic

3 February 2019

I am so sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts. Moja sućut.

John Macrlje

2 February 2019

She was like a mother to us all, always very caring and loving. I will miss her smile and joyous spirit. She will never be forgotten and always missed. Our prayers and condolences go out to her family.

Jill and Larry Kelterborn

1 February 2019

Our hearts are aching for your loss. I have walked this walk and know the pain you are feeling now. We pray that the love and comfort of your family and friends will help carry you all through the difficult days ahead. We trust in our faith and lean on it now more than ever for strength and comfort. Know that, Larry and I, are keeping you all close to our hearts as you find your way through this challenging journey. We pray that you will all be able to take the time you need to heal and move forward. Love, blessings and comfort to you, Mary Ann, and all your lovely family.

Nada Pozega-Saric

1 February 2019

Deepest condolences to the family on the passing of Dragica, the beautiful soul I met for many, many years here and there in our community. I will always remember her friendly ways, her kindness and her beautiful smile. The truth is that I still can not believe that she passed away. She will be greatly missed. Nada Pozega-Saric and family.

Ned Macrlje

1 February 2019

John , Maryanne and Nick my deepest sympathies . Tata Dragica will be deeply missed ,she had such a warm personality and always had a kind word whenever we met. Such a classy lady. Ned Macrlje

Mary Smith

1 February 2019

My deepest condolences to John, Mary and their families. Carol was a wonderful friend and neighbour. My history with Carol extended over decades. Carol was one of the kindest and thoughtful ladies I had the good fortune of knowing.
I will greatly miss her smile, laughter and warmth she exuded.
Rest In Peace my dear friend!
Love to all,
Mary Smith

Irene Clark (Jurcic)

1 February 2019

I am profoundly saddened to hear this news and heart is breaking for the family. The obituary truly reflects what a beautiful soul she has “Dragica had a huge heart and a kind word for everyone she met. She will be remembered for her contagious laugh and beautiful smile.“ I was fortunate to have gotten lost with her and Marina Krasic in Medugorje July 1997. We shared many laughs about that time through the years and just adored her warmth and kindness. She and Mr. Sopcic were such a gorgeous couple with the happiest nature and a wonderful family. Sending all my love to you all xx

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY