CHAMPION – Emilia Dragojevic, 86, passed away Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center with her daughters by her side.
She was born July 13, 1927, in Naples, Italy, the daughter of Vincent and Carmela Mormone. Emilia came to the United State in 1952 from Italy.
She retired from Trumbull Memorial Hospital as a dietary aid after 10 years. She was of the Roman Catholic Faith.
Emilia enjoyed shopping, her flower gardens, country music, cooking on Sundays and the holidays, going to her grandchildren’s events, but especially spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by her three children, Milla Kluska of Howland, Milan “Nick” (Vickie) Dragojevic of Cortland and Joann Dragojevic of Warren; four grandchildren, William “Bill” Dragojevic, Amy (Greg) Suslovic, Sarah Kluska and Jamie Williams; five great-grandchildren, Joshua Martinez, Avery and Tyler Suslovic, and Vincent and Zacary Williams; and a sister, Ersilia Babic of Chiclaya, Peru.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Milan M. Dragojevic Sr., whom she married Oct. 15, 1946, and who passed away Oct. 25, 1997; a son, Rudy Dragojevic; and two sisters, Maria Kandic and Joann Mormone.
Family and friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday and 9:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the Peter Rossi and Son Memorial Chapel in Warren. Service will be 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Kevin Marks officiating.
Entombment will be in Crown Hill Burial Park in Vienna.
To view this obituary, sign the guest book and send condolences to the Dragojevic family, visit peterrossiandsonfh.com.