Thursday, January 7, 2021
Marie (Nee Sopko) Baroevich, age 61, of Crown Point, passed away on January 7, 2021 on Orthodox Christmas. She is now reunited with her beloved husband Stevie of 34 years.Marie was born November 2, 1959 in Gary, IN to Peter and Cecelia Sopko, née Naminski.She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Paul, husband Steven, brother in law Bob, and father in law Steve.Marie is survived by loving 2 daughters, Lauren (Matthew Yukich), Caitlyn, mother in law Helen Baroevich and 2 sister in Laws, Kathy Baroevich, Diane Holstein, and her adored grand-pooch Fig.Marie was a graduate of Lew Wallace High School‘s class of 1978, and an employee of Crown Point Community Schools. She enjoyed spending time with her family at their condo in Bonita Springs, Florida and Walt Disney World.Marie was very involved in St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church. She was a devoted member of the church and volunteered annually at Serb Fest and would always lend a hand in the kitchen for church events. Over the years she was a part of St. Sava’s Serbian Sister Circle, taught Sunday School, and served as Sunday School President.
Although small in stature she had a larger than life personality and was tough as nails. She was loved by friends and family for her infectious laugh. She will be missed by all.
Funeral Services will be private. A memorial will be held by the family at a later date. In Lieu of flowers, please make donations to the family or St. Sava Serbian Church.
Calumet Park Funeral Chapel
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