Joan Cecelia Mavica |

Joan Cecelia Mavica


A funeral mass was celebrated on Thursday at St. Gall Catholic Church for Carson Valley resident Joan Cecelia Mavica, who died Aug. 24, 2010, in Carson City.

Born Jan. 6, 1920, in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Anthony and Agnes DeBlasi, she had been a resident of the Carson Valley since 1990, moving here from New Jersey. She was a devout Catholic.

Mrs. Mavica was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph V. Mavica, in 1991 and a granddaughter, Tatiana A. Ingraham, in 2005.

She is survived by son Dr. Joseph M. Mavica of Boca Raton, Fla.; daughters Palma M. Mavica of Carson City, Cecelia A. Ingraham of Hillsborough, N.J. and Jeanine C. Mavica of Ewing, N.J.; brother Thomas DeBlasi of Connecticut; sisters, Agnes Seal of Long Beach, Mich., and Therese DeBlasi of Brick, N.J.; seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

Burial will be in Eastside Memorial Park in Minden. Arrangements entrusted to Walton’s Funerals & Cremations in Gardnerville.