CANFIELD, Ohio – Mary Zunic Majernik, age 100, passed away peacefully on Ash Wednesday, March 1 at Hospice of the Valley Care Center.
Mary was born October 20, 1916 in Prilisce, Croatia, daughter of Barbara (Bolkovac) and John Zunic.
She came to the United States in 1929 with her family and was a life-long, active member of Holy apostle-Sts. Peter & Paul Croatian Catholic Church in Youngstown.
Mary was a devoted wife and loving mother of seven children. She was an inspiration to all who had the honor of knowing her.
Her husband, John A., died in 2001.
She is survived by her five sons, John (Claire), Leo (Gwen), Bill, Jim (Gerry), all in Canfield and Len (Joan) Majernik of North Lima; two daughters, Barbara Simeo of Chicago and Fran (Gerald) Hurayt of Austintown.
Two brothers, Nick and Leonard Zunic; a sister, Frances Balog; granddaughter, Jeannine Majernik and son-in-law, Joseph M.Simeo all preceded her in death.
She also leaves 15 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 6 at 9:15 a.m. at the Vaschak-kirila Funeral Home and 10:00 a.m. at Holy Apostles-Sts. Peter & Paul Croatian Catholic Church.
Friends may call from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Sunday, March 5 at the Vaschak-Kirila Funeral Home.
Contributions may be made to Holy Apostle Parish.
The family would like to express their deep appreciation for all of the help and support they received from Hospice of the Valley and Community Care Givers for their much appreciated care and dedication.
A television tribute will air March 6 at the following approximate times:
12:25 p.m. WKBN, 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV and 10:37 p.m. FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.