Gojko "George" Blecic
June 23rd, 2019
Gojko “George” Blecic, age 44 passed away Sunday June 23, 2019. Gojko was a 1994 graduate of Hobart Senior High School. He went on to finish his degree in nursing, and became a registered nurse. He worked as a trauma nurse for Methodist Hospital in the Emergency Room, for over 10 years. He truly loved his job and taking care of patients. He was a great source of medical knowledge and everyone knew they could come to him with questions. He thought of his co-workers as his second family. He was a devoted father and his “girls” were his pride and joy. His favorite place was Costco, second only to anywhere with a slot machine.
Gojko was preceded in death by his Baba and uncle Bratso. He is survived by his 3 “girls” daughters Nadia & Alina, and Isabella Bikoff; partner Jill Bikoff, His Tata Branislav Blecic; mother Daisy Blecic; two sisters Danica Blecic, & Zorka (Russ) Zeiter and daughters; lifelong best friend Rusty “Sal” Zion.
Visitation will be Friday, June 28, 2019 from 4-8pm at Calumet Park Funeral Chapel, 7535 Taft St, Merrillville with a Pomen Service at 7pm, V. Rev Aleksandar Novakovic officiating. Funeral Services will be held Saturday directly at 10am St Elijah Serbian Orthodox Church, 8700 Taft St Merrillville. Interment Calumet Park Cemetery. Gojko will be dearly missed by all who knew him. May his memory be eternal. For further information please call Mileva or Dave at Calumet Park Funeral Chapel (219)736-5840 or www.mycalumetpark.com
There will also be a NWI Nursing Guard Tribute Ceremony taking place at 6:00 pm on Friday, June 28, 2019 during visitation.
Friday, June 28, 2019, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Calumet Park Funeral Chapel
7535 Taft Street, Merrillville, IN 46410 VIEW MAP
Saturday, June 29, 2019, 10:00 AM
St. Elijah Serbian Orthodox Cathedral
8700 Taft St.,
Merrillville, IN 46410