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Darinka Visnic

December 24, 2012
Weirton Daily Times

VISNIC, Darinka "Dolly," passed away Saturday, December 22, 2012, at Carriage Inn of Steubenville.

Dolly was born September 21, 1914, a daughter of the late Rade and Milka Tepovich Malbasa. She was the oldest of five children.

Dolly was a homemaker who dedicated her life to family and friends. She was a life member of Holy Resurrection Serbian Eastern Orthodox Church, Sveta Petka Kolo and AARP.

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Dolly was preceded in death by her husband, Peter Visnic; an infant daughter; three brothers: Milan "Sue," Eli "Flip" and Ben Malbasa; her beloved sister Helen Pavich; and son-in- law, James Morelli.

Surviving are her daughter, Helen Morelli of Richmond, OH; granddaughters, Lani Yaksich of Centreville, VA, and Sonya Yaksich (companion Scott) of Wintersville, OH; great- grandson, Brian Smith of Cincinnati, OH; sisters- in-law, Natalie Palovina and Lillian Visnic of Steubenville, OH; nieces, Millicent Santilli of Steubenville, OH and Mary Lynn (Jerry) Ricci of Steubenville, OH; nephews, Joseph (Anita) Malbasa of Darien, GA, Robert and Stephen (Stephanie) Malbasa of Brentenahl, OH, Michael (Susan) Malbasa of Sonoma, CA, Pete (Mary Lou) Visnic of East Liverpool, OH, Dewey (Diane) Visnic of Kingman, AZ, Pete (Donna) Pavkovich of Louisville, KY, Dan (Pam) Pavkovich of Cadiz, OH and Pete Palovina of Steubenville, OH. Also surviving are many great-nieces and great-nephews as well as several great-great- nieces and great-great- nephews.

Friends may call at Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home, Wintersville, on Wednesday from 11 a.m. until the time of service at noon with the Very Rev. Rade Merick officiating. Burial at Union Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Steubenville Serbian Cemetery.

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