Nada Jankowski, age 83 of Merrillville passed away peacefully, Friday, February 10, 2023. She was a lifelong member of St Sava Serbian Orthodox Church and its Ladies Auxiliary. Nada was preceded in death by her parents Marko and Kathryn; siblings Mitizi Labash and Marcus “Sonny” Rapo.
She is survived by her two loving children; Veronica (Bill) Mathews, and Mark (Heidi) Jankowski; 5 beloved grand-children, Kristen (Bryan) Vonasek, Lauren Mathews, Kyle Kabacinski, Mark & Jacob Jankowski; two cherished great- grandchildren, Emily and Lucy Vonasek; brother Lewis (Pat) Rapo; dearest cousins Jeannette Poulston, Jeannette & Pat Pamechena, Mabel Gemeinhart; sister-in-law Pat Rapo, brother-in-law Larry Labash; longtime friends Amy, Jackie, Rozanne, Pam and Jamie; and several other nieces and nephews and other relatives.
Nada loved her family immensely. Her grand-children and great-grandchildren were her pride and joy. She will be dearly missed. May her Memory be Eternal.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, February 15, 2023, from 3pm to 7pm at the Calumet Park Funeral Chapel, 7535 Taft St, Merrillville, with a Pomen Service beginning at 7pm. V. Rev. Marko Matic officiating. Funeral Services will be Thursday directly at 10am at St Sava Serbian Orthodox Church, 919 Mississippi St, Merrillville. Interment Calumet Park Cemetery. For further information please call Mileva or David at 219-736-5840