Addressing those present at the burial ceremony, Dr Bosanac’s long time deputy Siniša Maslovara bid her farewell.
“Most of us will remember her for caring for us all. She supported us and was there whenever we needed her, particularly when a serious misfortune or illness afflicted us. She loved her employees and fought for them to the limits of durability, even when everyone would leave them and when, sometimes, they would lose faith in themselves,” Maslovara said.
He said that Bosanac seemed indestructible because she survived numerous misfortunes.
In the most difficult times for the hospital during the Homeland War, Dr Bosanac showed unimaginable courage, audacity and organisational skills, he underscored.
In addition to numerous Vukovar residents, also present at the funeral were the prime minister’s envoy, Defence Minister Tomo Medved, Defence Minister Mario Banožić, Health Minister Vili Beroš, Vukovar-Srijem County Prefect Damir Dekanić and Vukovar Mayor Ivan Penava, who proclaimed today a day of mourning.
Vukovar Hospital staff paid their final respects to Dr Bosanac prior to her being taken to the cemetery. A commemorative ceremony will be held later this afternoon.
Vesna Bosanac died on Monday after a long and serious illness. She was 73.
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