PERKOVIC, Darinka Kristina

(Employee of Chrysler Canada Ajax Trim Plant and patron of St. Gertrude's Catholic Church)

 After a 12-year battle with cancer, passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on January 5th, 2023 with family by her side at the age of 82. Predeceased by husband Ivo, and by daughters Kristina and Gabriella. Beloved mother of Ivan (D'Arcy) Perkovic of Scarborough, and Stephanie (Ryan) Mattin of Oshawa. Treasured Baka of Ava Jolee, Chase Gibson, Emma Rose and Alexander Ivan. Cherished sister of Milena (the late Vlado) and predeceased by her siblings Mirko (Marija), Milan (Helena), Minka (Dragan), and Anica (Marko). Darinka will be missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and friends in Canada, Slovenia and Croatia.  Visitation will be held on Wednesday January 11th, 2023 from 2–4 pm and 7–9 pm at McINTOSH-ANDERSON-KELLAM FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558).  A Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday January 12th, 2023 at St. Gertrudes Catholic Church (690 King St. E., Oshawa) at 10:30 am.  Interment at Resurrection Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers donations in memory of Darinka to Lakeridge Health Foundation – Cancer Care would be appreciated. 


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  • Jan 8, 2023

    Kelly Majewski
    Mamma Perkovic.  I will never forget the hospitality of your home while growing up with Steph.  You treated me like part of the family.  Steph and family, Ivan and family, my most sincere condolences in this difficult time.  Your mom was an amazing woman.
  • Jan 8, 2023

    Chris & Lily Teixeira
    Our hearts go out to the family. May your mother rest in peace. She is now in a blissful place & with her husband. God bless💜
  • Jan 10, 2023

    Michelle Nelson
    Dear Stephanie and family, I'm so sorry to hear about the loss of your dear Mother.  My sincerest condolences to your entire family.
  • Jan 11, 2023

    Frank Mattin
    A great lady and great friend. She will always be in our hearts.
  • Jan 13, 2023

    Josip I Vesna Balic
    Duboko saucesce gubitkom vase mame I bake
    Darinke.Isto tako I citavoj obitelji 
    Pocivala u miru bozjem I svjetlost vjecna svijetlila njoj
  • Jan 15, 2023

    Jakov i Julka Stanusic
    Iskrena sucut povodom gubitka vase mame-bake. Darinka pocivaj u miru Bozijem i svjetlo vjecno neka ti svjetli. 

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