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Mary Terese (Balich) Vujic

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Mary Terese Vujic, née Balich, age 72, of Chicago, Illinois. Cherished mother of John Vujic, who was her devoted caregiver for the past 10 years, Mate Vujic and Ante (Kelly) Vujic and grandmother of Luka and Ana. Beloved daughter of the late Ante and Eva (Peso) Balich. Loving sister of Joe (Linda) Balich and Anne (Gary) Jones. Treasured aunt of Tony (Cheryl) Balich, Carolyn Balich, Yana Jones (Erik) Stanton, Sveta Jones Kelchner, the late Erik Jones, Elena Jones (Jeremy) Reese. Dear cousin, friend and neighbor.  

Mary was a lifelong faithful servant of the Lord and her family, a devoted teacher to many students over a 35-year career at Nativity of Our Lord, St. David’s, Sacred Heart and James Ward Elementary, and a member of the Marian Society at St. Jerome Croatian Catholic Church.

Visitation Monday, April 18th, 3:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Michael Coletta Sons Funeral Home, 544 W. 31st St., Chicago, IL 60616.  Friends and family will meet at St. Jerome Croatian Catholic Church on Tuesday, April 19th for Mass at 10:00 a.m.  Interment St. Mary Cemetery.  Memorial contributions in Mary’s memory may be made to the charity of your choice.

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April 18, 2022

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Michael Coletta Sons
544 West 31st Street
Chicago, IL 60616

Funeral Mass
April 19, 2022

10:00 AM
St. Jerome Croatian Catholic Church
2823 S Princeton Ave.
Chicago, IL 60616

April 19, 2022

St. Mary Cemetery
W 87th St &, S Hamlin Avenue
Evergreen Park, IL 60805

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