Vida Paić, 97, passed away on Monday, July 5, 2021. Born on June 15, 1924 in Slavsko Polje near Vrginmost in Kordun to father Djuradj and mother Stanica Samardžija. Memory eternal.
Vida married her late husband Matija Paic in 1946. In January 1969, the family came to Vida's sister, the late Anica Samardzija and her family within the close-knit St. Simeon Church community in South Chicago.
After working and losing jobs in downtown Chicago, her long term employer became Carl Buddig Meat Packing Company in Roseland, later South Holland, Illinois.
Loving mother of Simo (Stana) Paić, Nevenka (Stevo) Ivanišević and Nedeljka (Miroslav) Tomičić; proud grandmother of Zoran Paić, Radmila (Mike) Pavelko, Gordana (Radovan) Djokić, Tanja (Milimir) Popovich, Milena (Kris) Sobolewski, Marko Tomičić and Petar (Sheri) Tomičić; fond great-grandmother of Dejan Djokić, Elena Popovich, Maksim Djokić, Obren Popovich, Vuk Sobolewski and Zenia Sobolewski.
Vida’s kind and generous heart will be sorely missed by numerous other family members, kumovi and dear friends in Kordun, Serbia, Canada, the USA and world-wide.
Visitation Thursday, July 8, 2021 from 11 a.m. to 12 noon at the New Gračanica Serbian Orthodox Monastery, 35240 W Grant Ave, Third Lake, IL 60046.
Opelo (Serbian Orthodox Funeral Service) at 12 noon at the New Gračanica Serbian Orthodox Monastery.
Following Opelo, interment will take place at the Most Holy Mother of God Serbian Orthodox Cemetery.
After the interment, Daća (Serbian Orthodox Memorial Luncheon) will be served at the Monastery.
It is Vida's family wish that in lieu of flowers, donations to the St. Simeon Mirotocivi Serbian Orthodox Church are made.
For detailed information please contact:
SVETA GORA FUNERAL HOME, Chicago, tel 773-588-2200.
New Gračanica Serbian Orthodox Monastery
Svoj familiji od pokojnice izrazavam moje duboko saucesce i zalim sto nisam znao da bi se odazvao na srpski nacin..
Sincere condolences to the family of their loved one. Thoughts and prayers with you all. May God grant her eternal rest in his Kingdom of Heaven. God bless her soul, and Memory Eternal! Jovanka Pusara Kloth
Draga Nedjo i Nena sa familijama, primite naše iskreno saučešće na gubitku vaše voljene Mame. Vašoj Mami Vidi želimo da počiva u Miru Božijim u nebeskom raju. Večnaja Pamjat🙏☦️😪 Memory Eternal 🙏☦️😪 Mica i Zoki Pešaković
Nase najiskrenije saucesce svima:( A ponosnoj Mami,Baki, Prabaki neka je laka crna zemlja svi koji smo je znali i voleli imamo samo lijepe uspomene
Draga Nedja I sva porodica, Primite nase duboko saucesce za gubitak te divne osobe Puno vas volimo I uvek smo up vas