Stanka Mrva

Stanka Mrva
Stanka Mrva

Stanka Mrva of Southold died at home Oct. 6, 2015 at the age of 93. 

She was born March 11, 1922, in Ugljan, Croatia to Marija (Crnosija) and Mate Goja. On May 19, 1939, she married Stanko Mrva in Ugljan.

Formerly of Astoria, she was a communicant of St. Joseph’s R.C. Church there.

She enjoyed crocheting and gardening, but family members said her greatest love was her family.

Predeceased by her husband Stanko Mrva; she is survived by her son and daughter-in-law: Mirko and Maria Mrva of Southold; two granddaughters and their spouses: Christina and Christopher Ryan of Littleton, Mass. and Michelle and Christopher Magrino of Fredericksburg, Va. and five great-grandchildren: Kathryn and Michael Ryan and Nicholas, Thomas and Madeleine Magrino.

The Liturgy of Christian Burial was celebrated on Oct. 10 at at St. Joseph’s R.C. Church in Astoria. Entombment followed at St. Michael’s R.C. Cemetery in Astoria.

Memorials, in her name may be directed to Alzheimer’s Association or American Macular Degeneration Foundation.

DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Homes assisted the family.

This is a paid notice.