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Svetka Desabota Obituary

Svetka  Desabota
Svetka Desabota

September 25, 1935 - January 2, 2019
Born in Soline, Dugi Otok, Croatia
Resided in San Pedro, California
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Svetka Desabota was born September 25, 1935 and passed away peacefully in her home in San Pedro on Wednesday January 2, 2019. Svetka is survived by her husband of 62 years, Sime Desabota, her children Mary, Mirko and Divna; and was Nana to Matthew, Nick and Jessica. She was preceded in death by her parents Joso and Monda Caric. Svetka was one of eight children, and is survived by her sister Anjela as well as her sons David and John. Svetka was born in Soline, Croatia and came to San Pedro in 1968 with her husband Sime where they raised their children and lived in the house they built together. She worked at Pan Pacific Cannery on Terminal Island from 1968 until retirement in 1988. A devoted wife, mother and nana, she will be deeply missed by her family. Visitation will be Wednesday January 9th from 5pm-7pm at McNerney’s Mortuary. A Mass will be celebrated at Mary Star of the Sea Church Thursday January 10, 10:30 am with burial immediately following at Green Hills. In lieu of flowers, please contribute to Sv. Jakov Church in Soline. Please sign the guestbook at mcnerneysmortuary.com.




McNerney's Mortuary
570 W. 5th Street
San Pedro, CA US 90731
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Mary Star of the Sea Church
877 W. 7th Street
San Pedro, CA US 90731
Thursday, January 10, 2019