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Tomljenovic, Mary Ann

Tomljenovic, Mary Ann

May 5, 1938 – December 2, 2022


Mary Ann died peacefully at Albright Manor in Beamsville on December 2nd, 2022. She was born May 5th in Garson, Ontario. Mary Ann had a passion for teaching. She was a teacher for many years at various school

boards including Larder Lake Public, Sault St. Marie Public Board, Holy Cross Croatian Heritage Language School, and at the District School Board of Niagara as a substitute teacher. She was very compassionate and truly enjoyed helping people where she volunteered at West Lincoln Hospital on the Chronic Care Ward for many years. Mary Ann enjoyed all kinds of board games, including bridge, which she had played time after time with the same group. She also loved gardening, sewing, crocheting and baking. In 1974, she married her beloved Joso (May 2022) and they were married for 48 years. Mary Ann is the sister of Robert (Laurene Mazur) Yurkovich of Calgary. Sister in law of John (Sonia) Tomljenovic of Beamsville, sister in law of Kathy (Shema) of Chicago, and brother in law of predeceased Marko (Kathy) Tomljenovic of Chicago. Cherished aunt to Michael of Calgary, Chris (Brittany) {Great Aunt to Wesley} of Toronto, Katherine of Vancouver, and other nieces and nephews. She will be dearly missed by her extended family in Canada, U.S.A, and Croatia. Predeceased by her parents Mande (1988) and Nikola (1986) Jurkovic and brother Danny Yurkovich(1965). Special thank you to Dr. Woodland, Dr. Bender, and the amazing staff on the 5th floor of Albright Manor for their compassionate care of Mary. A private service did take place with Father Marko of Holy Cross Croatian Church. This public Celebration of Life is to mark her Birthday at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, 135 Livingston Avenue, Grimsby, on Friday, May 5, 2023, at 2 p.m. Live streaming is available at All are welcome. If desired, donations may be made to the West Lincoln Memorial Hospital Foundation or to the Parkinson’s Canada Foundation. Online condolences may be made at

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