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Marija Kompare (Jancar)

June 24, 1922 - August 29, 2019

Burial Date: September 3, 2019

Visitation will be held on Tuesday September 3, 2019 at Colonial Funeral Home, 86 Circular Avenue, from 9:30-10:30am. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Christ The Bread of Life Parish (Blessed Sacrament) in Hamden at 11am. Interment will follow at Beaverdale Memorial Park.

Marija (Jancar) Kompare, age 97, of Hamden, entered into eternal rest on Thursday August 29, 2019 at Mansfield Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation. She was born on June 24, 1922, in Zalna, Slovenia, to the late Joze and Marija (Tomlje) Jancar. Marija emigrated to the New Haven area in 1950 where they lived for the past 69 years. Marija enjoyed gardening, sewing, playing bridge and music. She sang with the New Haven chorale, New Haven community chorus and the choir at St. John the Baptist RC Church for many years. What she enjoyed most was spending time with her family and friends, especially her cherished grandchildren. She was the beloved wife of the late Anton “Tony” Kompare for over 60 years and loving mother of Tony Kompare of Hamden, John Kompare and his wife Patty of North Haven, and Ione Jackman of Mansfield. Proud grandmother of, Jenna & Matthew Kompare, and Greg Jackman.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday September 3, 2019 at Colonial Funeral Home, 86 Circular Avenue, from 9:30-10:30am. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Christ The Bread of Life Parish (Blessed Sacrament) in Hamden at 11am. Interment will follow at Beaverdale Memorial Park. For those wishing, donations may be made to the Mansfield Center for Nursing & Rehabilitation, 100 Warren Circle, Mansfield CT 06268. Condolences may be expressed at colonialfunerals.com