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6330 Center Street Mentor, Ohio 44060

Ana Marija Matijevic-Grubiss

07/26/1973 — 12/07/2022

A close-up photo of Ana Grubiss smiling with friends wearing a cowgirl hat

Ana Marija Matijevic-Grubiss, age 49 of Eastlake, formerly of Kirtland, passed away December 7th, 2022. She was born in Cleveland July 26th, 1973 to Stjepan and Zora Matijevic (nee Horvatin).

Ana graduated from Kirtland High School in 1991. She was the Vice President of Alternative Metal Service in Willoughby.

Ana enjoyed traveling, horseback riding, fishing (catching), hiking and anything that had to do with the outdoors. She enjoyed working out and staying physically fit. She especially loved spending time with all of her family and friends. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

Ana is the loving wife of Paul Grubiss; beloved step mother of Arianna (Dillon) Gerischer and Nicholas Grubiss; grandmother of Dahlia Murphy Gerischer; dearest daughter of Stjepan and Zora Matijevic (nee Horvatin); cherished twin sister of Joe (Sandy) Matijevic; aunt of Joey and Madison Matijevic and many nieces and nephews; daughter in law of Raymond and Geraldine Grubiss; sister in law of Raymond Grubiss, Mark (Sandy) Grubiss, Lisa (Phil-deceased) Greger, Brian (Jen) Grubiss, Diane (Mike) Milnes and Daniel Grubiss.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 – 8:00 PM Thursday, December 15th at McMahon Coyne Vitantonio Funeral Home, 6330 Center Street, Mentor. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 AM Friday at Divine Word Catholic Church, 8100 Eagle Rd., Kirtland. Burial at All Souls Cemetery in Chardon Twp.

Arrangement have been entrusted to Jeff Monreal Funeral Home.

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10 Replies to “Ana Marija Matijevic-Grubiss”

  1. Ryan and Debbie Thomas December 10, 2022 at 7:57 pm

    My Condolences go out to the family such good people. I would like to say I didn’t have the pleasure of meeting Ana in person but I am a good friend of Paul Grubis and I know how much he cared and loved Ana. You all are in our prayers and Ana can be on her next journey to Heaven because that is where good people go on to a better place. God Bless you all
    Love Ryan and Debbie Thomas


  2. Paul & Laura Dannemiller December 10, 2022 at 9:02 pm

    We will miss Ana terribly. She and Paul were so much fun to go out with. She was often the laughter that was infectious. She is with the Lord and will find peace. We will see you again one day and laugh together for ever. We love you Ana.


  3. My deepest sympathy to the family.
    Ana was a genuine, down to earth person, with a personality that could lite up any room. You will be sorely missed.
    May you rest in eternal peace Ana.


  4. My deepest sympathy and condolences to the families of Ana…she was a good friend always a smile face on her; remember the old times from kirtland high school. Be gratefully missed..


  5. My sincere condolences on the loss of Ann. Sending healing prayers and comforting support. May god guide you through these hard times and may Paul and the family only see happiness for here on out.


  6. God bless you and your family ❤️


  7. Paul
    Prayers and thoughts are with you and your family.


  8. Pocivaj nam Ana U kraljestvu nebeskom Obitelji duboka sucut


  9. The news of Ana’s passing is surely a deeply felt blow to all who knew her. My most heartfelt condolences go out to everyone who is suffering the loss of such a beautiful human being. To the brightest light in the room, you will be missed.


  10. My dear Ana, You are so missed from friends and neighbors that new you. You were full of love and always fun to be with . I will never get over the loss of having you as a good friend.May the Lord take care of you and Rest In Peace my dear friend


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