Ivan Sokic

May 16, 1936 – April 3, 2022
In loving memory ~
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Ivan Sokic on April 3rd, 2022 during his stay at Acropolis Manor.
Predeceased by his parents Stjepan and Kata Sokic, and his three sisters Veronika, Paula, and Marica Sokic.
Survived by his wife Stefica(Stefani) Sokic. Sister-in-law Nada Greb and brother-in-law Dragan Maskijevic and his wife Semsa of Bosnia. Brother-in-law Ivica Sumic of Croatia and his two sons Vjekoslav and Tomislav and their families. Cousins Vesna and Marina of Croatia and their families. Cousin Zvonko and his family. Nephew Dario Maskijevic and his wife Irina, their kids David and Daria of the United States. Nephew Zvjezdan Greb and his wife Gordana, their kids Bojan and Tiana of the United States. Family from Calgary Ivica and Sofia Senek and their family. Dear friends from Fort Fraser Milenko and Marija Antunovic, Ana and Toni Trampuh and from Lytton Jim and Esther McMilan. Dear friends Ivan Rudman, Leanne Bryce, Cathy Quane, Father Terry and all our lovely neighbors in Prince Rupert.
Ivan was born in Zavidovic, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Spent his childhood and young adult years in Croatia before immigrating to Prince Rupert, Canada in 1969. He loved Rupert and the people here. He was a sport fisherman for halibut. Loved to swim and bowl. He worked and retired from the Pulp Mill. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus. His death grieved a lot of people in Prince Rupert and throughout Canada, through Europe, United States and even Australia. His connections were many and his love for all was limitless. The best uncle that always went above and beyond for his loved ones. The most generous soul that would help out anyone in need.
“He was the best husband and friend a woman could ask for. He had an amazing and kind heart. Our 32 years together were a blessing and he will forever be my angel.” – Stefica Sokic
Funeral Mass will be held at Annunciation Church on Saturday April 23rd, 2022 at 11:00 AM.

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