At The Grenadier Retirement Residence, Toronto, on January 23, 2015. Helen Mandarich, beloved wife of the late Rear Admiral Stevan Mandarich, USN (Ret) D.F.C., dear mother of Stanley (Jacqueline) and grandmother of Oliver and Simon. Daughter of late Peter and Julia Miscevich, sister of Alice Todorovich, late Stanley Miscevich and late Bess Gauthier. Mrs. Mandarich was born in Port Colborne, Ontario in 1919 and graduated from Victoria College, University of Toronto. During World War II she worked for the British Embassy and the British Security Coordination in Washington D.C., after which she joined the Canadian Department of External Affairs and served abroad in Buenos Aires, Bonn and London. From 1951-1981 Mrs. Mandarich was employed by the International Monetary Fund in Washington, D.C. On retirement, Mrs. Mandarich returned to Canada and settled in Niagara-on-the-Lake where she was active in the NOTL Hospital Auxiliary, Newark Chapter of IODE, the Ulyssean Society, and its Spanish conversation group.
A funeral will be held at Morse & Son Funeral Home, 5917 Main Street, Niagara Falls, with burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Port Colborne.
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