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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