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Olga Markovich

Obituary Date: Monday, February 29, 2016
Olga Berezni Markovich, 90, passed away Monday, February 29, 2016 in Gainesville, GA.
 
A memorial service will be held 2:00 pm Friday March 4, 2016 in the McGill Scarbourgh Memorial Chapel at Lanier Village Estates, 400 Village View Drive Gainesville, Georgia.
 
She was born in Clifton, NJ on October 20, 1925 the daughter of the late George Berezni and Anna Karvec Berezni. Olga earned a B.S. and M.S. in Education from William Paterson University, continuing on as an educator with the West Patterson School System for several years before going into the field of Special Education. She was published early by several educator magazines regarding early techniques in working with children with disabilities. She and her husband, Peter, retired to Roswell, GA where they continued to stay involved with several church and community organizations and continued indulging their passion for traveling. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Peter Markovich of 50 years.
 
She is survived by her two children, Peter Markovich, Jr., (Kathy) of Quincy, IL and Janet Turner (Kirk) of Dawsonville, GA; along with four granddaughters, Jennifer Wooddell (Mathew), Kathryn Markovich, Jaclyn Dean (Nolan) and Lauren Turner.
 
Memorial gifts may be made in lieu of flowers to the American Parkinson Disease Association 1841 Clifton Road Northeast Atlanta, GA 30329 or the LVE Samaritan Fund – Markovich Memorial at Lanier Village Estates c/o Elaine Cason Stewart 4000 Village View Drive Gainesville, GA 30506.
 
Memorial Park North Riverside Chapel 989 Riverside Drive Gainesville, GA 30501. 770-297-6200 or for those who desire online condolences at www.memorialparkfuneralhomes.com.
 
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