Vasvija "Vasva" Supan
(Vasva) Supan age 86, of Kitty Hawk died on April 19th, 2017 after a
long illness. She was born in Yugoslavia in 1931 to a successful
textiles business family. Everything was stripped from her family
during the communist takeover, and she and her newly married husband
Romeo were able to escape during the mid-50's to Canada and then made
it to their dream destination- the US.
speaking no English, she worked cleaning offices while her husband was
able to find work as a graphic artist. Settling in Syracuse, NY in the
early 60's she was able to open a small retail business which she
successfully ran for 30 years. She moved to North Carolina in 2005
along with her remaining family. She was a true animal lover
providing a home for several elderly adopted dogs and cats.
is survived by her daughter, son-in-law and three grandchildren, all of
Southern Shores, NC. She is predeceased by her husband Romeo who
passed in 1999, and by two of her three children.
requested no services and that any memorial donations to be sent to the
Outer Banks SPCA. She lived a full live and is a true product of
the American Dream.
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