Jane Mar­garet (Alexan­der) Marovich

San Francisco Chronicle (Sunday) - - LIFE TRIBUTES -

Au­gust 11, 1946 - Novem­ber 20, 2018

Jane Mar­garet Marovich passed away peace­fully, from com­pli­ca­tions caused by a re­cent stroke, on Novem­ber 20, 2018 at the age of 72. She was the lov­ing wife of Michael Wil­liam Marovich for 49 years. She was the beloved mother of Christo­pher (Car­rie), Ni­cholas (Melissa), and Cather­ine (Tom) and the grand­mother of Alex, Michael, Owen, Me­lanie, Emily, and Sa­muel.

Jane is sur­vived by her broth­ers Jon and Tom and her sis­ter Ber­nadette. Her half-brother, Wayne, pre-de­ceased her. Jane is sis­ter-in-law to Ilona and Jim Rade­tich, Gin­ger and Kim Cald­well, Kath­leen Alexan­der, De­bra Tem­ple, and Nancy Alexan­der. She is Aunt Jane to Ja­nine, Nina, Lisa, Michael, Sean, Amy, Meghan, and Ian.

Jane was born to Alice and Con­stan­tine (Tex) Alexan­der on Au­gust 11, 1946 -- the sec­ond of four chil­dren. She was raised in San Fran­cisco and Paci­fica and moved to Pe­taluma in 1971. She at­tended St. John’s Ur­su­line High School, Col­lege of San Ma­teo, and Prov­i­dence Col­lege of Nurs­ing. Jane was a Reg­is­tered Nurse for over 30 years. Most of her ca­reer was work­ing at Pe­taluma Val­ley Hos­pi­tal in the Re­cov­ery Room.

Jane loved to travel and dur­ing her life­time she trav­eled ex­ten­sively with her hus­band, Mike, through­out the world. Af­ter they both re­tired in 2000, Jane and Mike en­joyed many cruises and var­i­ous va­ca­tion trips with the fam­ily. She en­joyed knit­ting, walk­ing, and cook­ing and loved sur­round­ing her­self with her fam­ily and spend­ing time with them. She was ac­tive in her church - - - St. Vin­cent de Paul, Pe­taluma. Jane’s grace­ful pres­ence and in­fi­nite kind­ness will al­ways be remembered and cher­ished.

A Vigil Ser­vice will be held on Thurs­day, De­cem­ber 6 at 5:00 pm at Par­ent-Sorensen Mor­tu­ary, 850 Keokuk Street, Pe­taluma. A pri­vate fam­ily ser­vice will be held on Fri­day, De­cem­ber 7 at St. Vin­cent de Paul Church in Pe­taluma.

In lieu of flow­ers, do­na­tions can be made in her name to St. Vin­cent de Paul Church, Pe­taluma or St. An­thony’s Din­ing Room, San Fran­cisco.

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