Stoyanka Popovich Vranesevich

Obituary of Stoyanka Popovich Vranesevich

Stoyanka Popovich Vranesevich, age 90, of McKeesport, died Sunday, May 21, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Very Rev. Dr. Milan G. and Zoritza Popovich. She was born in Crepaya, Yugoslavia on October 16, 1926 and was preceded in death by her husband Milan and brothers Dushan and Stoyan Popovich. Stoyanka earned her B.A. degree from Carnegie Mellon University (formerly Carnegie Technical Institute). She was a loving mother to her children Xenia and Milan of McKeesport, Zora Russell of Serento Florida, grandson George Russell and great grandson Dalton; brothers, retired Superior Court Judge Zoran Popovich of Myrtle Beach, SC; Ray (Shirley) Popovich of Greentree, PA, along with nieces and nephews. Stoyanka was an active member of the St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church of McKeesport-Duquesne and choir member for more than twenty years. She was one of the founding members of the St. Sava Mothers’ Club and danced with the Balkan Dancers. Friends will be received Tuesday, May 23nd from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm at Striffler’s of White Oak Cremation & Mortuary Services, 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 (Sue Striffler Galaski, Supervisor 412-678-6177) with Mali Pomen Services at 7:30 pm. Burial services will be held Wednesday at 12:00 noon at St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church with Very Rev. Stavrofor Stevan G. Rocknage officiating. Entombment will follow at McKeesport & Versailles Cemetery Mausoleum. Memorial gifts in her memory may be made to St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church Renovation Fund, 901 Hartman St., McKeesport, PA 15132. Condolences may be made at www.strifflerfuneralhomes.com