Paul Petrovich, 79, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 4, 2019. Born on December 11, 1939 in Niš, Serbia to Radomir and Zora Petrovich.
Loving father of Paul and Karl (Ranka), proud grandfather of Maya and Alexandar, dear friend of his ex-wife Karen. He lived with his many relatives in Užice, Serbia until the age of 15.
Paul immigrated to the United States in 1957 and graduated from the Illinois Institute of Technology (ITT). After the graduation Paul married Karen L. Keane in December 1967. They had two sons, Paul and Karl.
For most of his life Paul Petrovich lived in Addison, Illinois. He had a successful career as a research chemist working for DeSoto and later Morton.
Paul was devoted to his family and Serbia was never far from his mind. He coached soccer as a younger father and enjoyed tennis and golf. Paul also hybridized orchids and loved his pet parrots and macaw.
Paul will be cherished and greatly missed by his family & friends in the USA, Serbia and world-wide. Memory eternal.
Visitation Friday, December 6, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at the the New Gracanica Monastery, 35240 N. Grant Avenue, Lake Villa, IL 60046.
Opelo (Serbian Orthodox Funeral Service), 12 noon at the New Gracanica Monastery.
Interment at the Most Holy Mother of God Cemetery.
For detailed information please contact:
SVETA GORA FUNERAL HOME, Chicago, tel 773-588-2200.
NEW GRACANICA MONASTERY
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