May 17, 1924 – December 19, 2021 Mary Angeline Bobic was born on May 17, 1924 in East Chicago Indiana. She was the middle child of three children (older sister Elizabeth and younger brother Marion) born to Jacob and Simica Rokov. After her family moved to San Pedro, she graduated from Dana Middle School and San Pedro High School. On September 29, 1947, she married Edward Bobic in the former Mary Star of the Sea Church on 9th Street. She gave birth to 2 children, John and Sandra, and was a dedicated and caring mother. Marie was outgoing. She loved to cook and entertain with her beloved husband Ed, 69 years old. Over the years, they have been to many social activities and have traveled extensively as part of several senior groups with many good friends. Mary and Ed were very good dancers and the envy of many friends. During her adult life, she held several jobs: stenographer, delicatessen, restaurant La Chispa in Pedro and Schick Lingerie with a group of women to whom she was very close. Mary loved her family and her extended family. She loved being with them all. She was known to be overly loving, gentle and caring, supportive and supportive. Whether you’ve met her for the first time or are a longtime friend, she greeted you with a hug and a kiss. Mary had a sweet tooth for all baked goods, but loved chocolate. She was a good baker and specialized in 4 favorite Croatian dishes: biscotti, apple strudel, walnut roll and poppy seed roll. In her later years, she relied on the multitude of birthday parties in the family to get her fix, or nephew Robert to bring her baked goods, or son-in-law Duane to bake pecan chocolate chip cookies, or son John to get something. of Polly Ann’s (bear claw) or Granny’s Donuts (apple donut). Marie loved people. He was a sociable person: always smiling, attentive and helpful. God was very good to Mary giving her a long life with relatively few health problems. She lived it in San Pedro surrounded by many friends, relatives and her church. She was involved in the Velike Gospe Society of Mary Star of the Sea Parish. She passed away peacefully at her home in RPV at the age of 97. Mary is survived by her son John (Ruth) Bobic, daughter Sandra (Duane) Calkins, grandchildren Joanna (Andre) Esperias, Joshua Bobic, Jeremy (Carlene) Calkins, Nathan Calkins, Daniel (Kimmie) Calkins, rear – grandchildren Micah, Katie, Sadie, Ashley, Kaylie, Dane, Dannie, Nathan, Jacob, Landon, Logan and many nieces and nephews. Special thanks to Sofia Zalaya, Mom’s full time housekeeper, caregiver, companion and friend. Sofia was dedicated to Mom’s spiritual, emotional and physical well-being. She went above and beyond what anyone could have hoped for providing care, love and laughter to brighten up Mom’s days: a true saint and an example of her Christian faith. Visitations will be held January 13 at the Green Hills Memorial Chapel from 4:30 pm to 8:30 pm Funeral Mass will be held at Mary Star of the Sea Church on January 14 at 10:30 am.
Posted by Daily Breeze on January 11, 2022.