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US Naturalization record:
born June 11, 1893, Ivanska, Croatia
Naturalized - Jan. 18, 1923
Spouse - Frances, b. March 15, 1905
Children:Anna, b. June 14, 1920, Rankin, Penn.
John, b. Aug. 18, 1922, Rankin, Penn.
Arrived in the US - 1913
District Court, Western District, Pennsylvania
Sailed to America on the ship "Philadelphia"
Port of Exit - Havre, Oct. 19, 1913
Port of Entry - NY, NY, - Ellis Island, Oct. 26, 1913
World War II draft registration card:
April 27, 1942
John Lawrence Mrazovich
142 Oak Way, Rankin, Allegheny Co., Penn.
age 48, b. June 11,1893, Ivanska, Yugoslavia
Frances M. Mrazovich, wife
Employer - Carnegie-Illinois Steel Corp.
Description - 5 feet 6 inches tall, 154 pounds,
hazel eyes, brown hair
scar on left arm, dent in chin
Social Security Death Index:
SS # 174-05-6083
born June 11, 1893
died July 1973
last residence - Braddock, Allegheny Co., Penn.
All Saints Braddock Catholic Cemetery
Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., Penn.
Frances M. Mrazovich
JOHN J. "JAKE"
On Saturday, March 31, 2007, originally of Rankin, age 84; Loving husband of the late Florence Radovic Mrazovich; son of the late Ivan and Frances Mrazovich; loving father of Florence Whalen and her husband Donald; proud grandfather of John and his wife Laura, Dawn, Michael and his wife Terri; great grandfather of Luke and Jack; brother of Anne Piatek and her husband Shotsy of Penn Hills, Emil Mrazovich and his wife Barbara of Forest Hills and Edward Maris and his wife Madonna of Sterling, IL. John is also survived by his many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Friends received 2-4 & 6-8 PM Monday and Tuesday at THOMAS L. NIED FUNERAL HOME, INC., 7441 Washington St. Swissvale. Mass of Christian Burial in the St. Mary's B.V.M. Roman Catholic Church on Wed. at 10 AM. (The Nied Funeral Home is a proud member of the Good Grief Center).
On Tuesday, September 9, 2008, of Forest Hills. Beloved husband of 58 years to Barbara (Kovacic) Mrazovich. Loving father of Gary and his wife Chris of East Pittsburgh, Thomas of Forest Hills, Joanne Cosgrove and her husband Wayne of Churchill and Emil M. and his wife Sally of FL. Loving grandfather of Carly and Matthew Mrazovich and Kara and Kevin Cosgrove. Brother of Anne Piatek, Edward Maris and his wife Madonna and the late John Mrazovich. Brother-in-law of Alice Tompas and her husband Robert of FL. Emil is also survived by his many nieces and nephews. NO VISITATION. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in the St. Maurice Roman Catholic Church on Saturday, September 20, 2008 at 10 am. Arrangements by THOMAS L. NIED FUNERAL HOME, INC. , 7441 Washington St., Swissvale (The Nied Funeral Home is a proud member of the Good Grief Center).