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Sime “Simon” Nekic

NEKIC, Sime “Simon” - Of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer with his loving family by his side, at the home he built, on Monday, January 28th, 2019, at the age of 72. Dearly loved husband and best friend of Ljiljana “Lilly” (Vlahek) and much loved father of Tomo “Tommy” and Casandra “Cassie” Nekic. Dear brother of Kata Matijevic Nekic , Ante Nekic (Nevenka) and Dragica Kolaric (Vojo). Predeceased by siblings Ana Vulic (Martin), Mile Nekic and Manda Barkovic (Nikola). Sadly missed by several nieces and nephews. Sime was born in Brezik (Nasice), Croatia on November 24th, 1946, the son of the late Tomo and Milka (Roncevic) Nekic. Sime came to Canada in 1973 and set roots in St. Thomas where he raised his family and worked in construction. He was a member of St. Leopold Mandic Croatian Church. Resting at WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME , 45 Elgin St. Thomas for visitation on Thursday, January 31st from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m, Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated at the St. Leopold Mandic Croatian Church on Friday morning (Feb. 1st) at 10:00 a.m. Prayers will be recited at the funeral home on Thursday evening at 8:00 p.m. Cremation will follow, with interment of ashes with Sime’s parents in Croatia. Remembrances may be made to London Regional Cancer Centre or to St. Leopold Mandic Church.13323752
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