Sylvia Opich Obituary

Sylvia A. Opich
Sylvia A. Opich

June 17, 1923 - August 5, 2017
Born in Madison, Illinois
Resided in Granite City, IL
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Sylvia A. Opich, 94, of Granite City, Illinois passed away at 1:02 p.m. on Saturday, August 5, 2017 at Fountainview Memory Care in Granite City.

She was born June 17, 1923 in Madison, a daughter of nine children born to Michael and Mary (Kolisek) Opich.

She retired in 1988 from Reilly Tar and Chemical in Granite City after 47 years of dedicated service as a bookkeeper.

She was a devoted member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Madison and a member of the Croatian Fraternal Union Lodge #222. Sylvia will be remembered for the love and special times shared with her family and friends.

She is survived my many relatives and friends.

In celebration of her life, visitation will be at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City on Thursday, August 10, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

A funeral mass will be held at St. Mary Catholic Church in Madison on Friday, August 11, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. with Father Jeff Holtman as celebrant.

Burial will be at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Edwardsville.

Memorials may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church and may be accepted at the funeral home.

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Irwin Chapel
3960 Maryville Road
Granite City, IL US 62040
Thursday, August 10, 2017
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Funeral Mass
St. Mary Catholic Church
1621 10th Street
Madison, IL US 62060
Friday, August 11, 2017
10:00 AM
Calvary Catholic Cemetery
2910 South State Route 157
Edwardsville, IL US 62025
Friday, August 11, 2017


St. Mary's Catholic Church
1621 10th St.
Madison, IL 62060
591 Glen Crossing Road | Glen Carbon, IL 62034 | Phone: 618-288-9500
3960 Maryville Road | Granite City, IL 62040 | Phone: 618-931-8000
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