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Srdjan Skunca Obituary

Srdjan  Skunca
Srdjan Skunca

May 1, 1931 - November 15, 2017
Born in Npovalja Otok Pag Croatia
Resided in San Pedro, California
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MAY 1931 - NOVEMBER 2017

At age 86, Srdjan Skunca passed away on November 15, 2017 at Kaiser Permanente Hospital, Harbor City California from congestive heart failure. Srdjan Skunca was born on May 1, 1931 in Novalja Otok Pag Croatia; he was the first son of Timothy and Tonica Skunca who preceded him in death. Srdjan is survived by his beautiful wife Rita Skunca, his oldest son John Timothy Skunca and his wife Mari Genevieve Skunca, his daughter Lucy Antoinette Skunca, his son Joseph Skunca his Brother Severin Skunca and his wife Delnizia Skunca, and their sister Ursula Balasa. Srdjan also left behind four grandchildren; Julia Maria Skunca, Sarah Ivana Skunca, Tara Nicole Rados her husband Christopher Rados, and Trace Garrett Thompson. Srdjan was a Structural Engineer for Bethlehem Steel Corporation; he came to Columbus Ohio in 1955 he then traveled to California 1957 where he met his soon to be wife Rita Jezin. They married in 1958 at Mary Star of the Sea for Catholic Church; and were married for 59 years. Srdjan was one of the First Members to establish the American Croatian Club. He was also a member of the Croatian Catholic Family Guild. Srdjan loved to go hunting with his brother Severin. He loved to play chess, watch soccer, and listen to classical music. Srdjan Skunca loved to grow fruits and vegetables in his garden. He spent hours upon hours in his basement. Srdjan flew back to Novalja Otok Pag Croatia every summer to spend time with his remaining family and friends. He loved Life to the fullest; he was smart whitty and funny he would always make you laugh. He loved to go to parties and dance with his wonderful beautiful wife Rita. Visitation will be held on Friday, November 24, 2017, 5-7 p.m. with a Rosary to follow at 7:00 p.m. at McNerney's Mortuary Chapel. A Funeral Mass will be offered on Saturday, November 25, 2017, 10:30 a.m. at Mary Star of the Sea Church followed by interment at Green Hills Memorial Park. Please sign the guestbook at mcnerneysmortuary.com or dailybreeze.com.




McNerney's Mortuary
570 W. 5th Street
San Pedro, CA US 90731
Friday, November 24, 2017
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Evening Vigil
McNerney's Mortuary
570 W. 5th Street
San Pedro, CA US 90731
Friday, November 24, 2017
7:00 PM
Mary Star of the Sea Church
877 W. 7th Street
San Pedro, CA US 90731
Saturday, November 25, 2017
10:30 AM
Green Hills Memorial Park
27501 S. Western Avenue
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA US 90275
Saturday, November 25, 2017
12:00 PM