NICOLAS PASIC (1918 – 2015)

Nikola Pasic ispred spomenika dedi

Nikola Pasic ispred spomenika dedi

Nicolas Pasic, grandson of the late Prime Minister of Serbia Nikola Pashitch, passed away peacefully at Belmont House on Friday January 9th in his 96th year.  His beloved wife of 70 years, Choupie, and his family were by his side.  Loving father to Catherine (William) and Michael (Sandi).  Devoted grandfather to Lisa (Phil), David (Jack), Nikola (Ryan), Kathleen (Jocelyn) and proud great grandfather to Harry, Archie and Teddy.  Survived by Georgie Racic of England (cousin). Special thanks to Noemi,  all his caregivers and doctors for their love and attention.

Nicolas Pashitch (Nicky) was born in Paris, France on the 26th November, 1918 to Radomir and Bebecca.Nicky and Choupie grew up in Paris, Belgrade and England before immigrating to Toronto, Canada in 1955.  Nicky read Law at Brasenose College, Oxford and became a solicitor at Slaughter and May in London.  His last working years were with the Ontario Public Trustee.  However, his commitment to accurately documenting Serbian political and historical events as well as bringing the story of his grandfather to life for the interested public was a life-time passion.  Together with his wife, Choupie, he led a full life steeped in European tradition. He took every opportunity to share his rich life stories with all whom he met in life.

Visitation Monday Jan 12th, 7-9pm Bedford Home, 159 Eglinton Ave. West, Toronto

Funeral Service Tues 13th, at 11:00am St. Sava Church 203 River St., Toronto at Gerrard St.

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