Ivica "John" M Cvitanovic

April 9, 1976 ~ July 11, 2021 (age 45)


Ivica Cvitanovic passed away on Sunday, July 11, 2021 in Calgary, at the age of 45 years.

Ivica was born in Winnipeg, MB to Andjelko and Josephine (Jojo) on April 9th, 1976.  Throughout his journey he touched many with his kind heart, giving nature, and willingness to help others when he could. Ivica is survived by his mother and father, Andjelko and Josephine (Jojo) Cvitanovic; his grandmother, Katarina Vukovic; brother, Mate Cvitanovic and family; uncle, Joseph Vukovic and family; aunt, Lucka Cvitanovic; cousin, Robert Cvitanovic and family; and Ivana Cvitanovic-Byrne and family.  He is also survived by numerous uncles, aunts, and cousins globally.  He is preceded in death by his grandfather Mile Vukovic, uncle Ivan Cvitanovic, and cousin Peter Cvitanovic.

If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Mental Health Organization (

The family wishes to extend their gratitude and appreciation to all family and friends for their love and support at this difficult time. 

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Prayer Service
July 15, 2021

6:00 PM
Evan J. Strong Funeral Services
5502 2 St SW
Calgary, AB T2H 0G9

Funeral Mass
July 16, 2021

1:00 PM
Our Lady of Marija Bistrica Croatian Catholic Church
14680 Deer Ridge Drive SE
Calgary, AB T2J 5Y4

Graveside Service following Mass
July 16, 2021

St. Mary's Cemetery
Erlton St. & 31 Ave SW
Calgary, AB T2S 2Y6

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