Mary Lou (Drobac) Suitca

October 4, 1934 ~ March 3, 2018 (age 83)

Mary Lou Suitca


Age 83, passed away Saturday March 3, 2018 at Joliet Area Hospice Home.

Survived by her children Cheryl L. Ferguson, Cathy L. (Dr. Thomas) Krupko and Samuel R. (Barbara) Suitca; grandchildren Nicholas S. Kodrick, Matthew K. Kodrick, Rachel H. Ferguson, Katie (Josh) White, Dr. Thomas (Elizabeth) Krupko, Thomas (Laura) Cotterman, Amy (Matthew) Catania, Allison (Thomas Pfaus fiancée) Krupko, James (Kaci) Krupko, Daniel Krupko, Alexandra O’Herrick, Samuel G. Suitca, Daniel (Cristina) Suitca and Robert (Mary) Suitca; great grandchildren Evelyn and Josephine White, Cooper Cotterman, Camryn, Nolan and Cole Catania, Lauren, Sam and Camille Suitca, Aunt Sophie Rotkvich.  Numerous nieces and nephews also survive.

Preceded in death her husband Sam Suitca; parents Roy and Catherine “Katie” (Segudovic) Drobac and one brother Robert (Phyllis Fedorcak) Drobac.

Born in Gary, IN, living in Joliet over 60 years.  Retired from JTHS Central after 30 years.  Member of St. George Serbian Orthodox Church.  Founding member, Past President and Honorary Member of the Serbian Orthodox Choral Association.   Choir Director at St. Sava Serbian Church in Merrillville, IN.  Member of Serbian Singing Federation, St. George Choir, Cultural Club, St. George Kolo, The Red Hatters, and the Gabby Girls.

Funeral service will be held Wednesday March 7, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at St. George Serbian Orthodox Church.  Interment Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery.   Visitation Tuesday 2-8 p.m. with a Pomen Service at 7:30 p.m.  

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