Virginia Swimmer Loses Both Her Parents in Gas Explosion, Needs Your Prayers and Support

By Mark Bernardino and Chris Coneeney

CHARLOTTESVLLE, Virginia, Feb. 18. FORMER University of Virginia swimming ace, Mirjana Bosevska, recently suffered a great loss. She lost both her parents in a gas explosion that destroyed their apartment complex in Skopje, Macedonia.

Mirjana’s mother Vanka was killed instantly and her father, Risto, succumbed to his injuries several days later.

While Mirjana will be in Macedonia through, at least the end of the month, we are she would appreciate any thoughts or prayers you could share with her.

You can e-mail her at You can also send a card or note to her address in Charlottesville.

Mirjana Bosevska
861 Knight Court
Charlottesville, VA 22901

Mirjana, a 2003 graduate of the University of Virginia, has accumulated a significant amount of debt as a result of this tragedy. Attorney David Schoenberg has generously offered his escrow account so that we may collect donations, which will be passed directly to Mirjana.

Please consider making a donation, no matter how small to help Mirjana recover from this loss. Though your donation is not tax deductible, we are sure that she would greatly appreciate your generosity.

Please send your donation made to payable to “David Schoenberg Escrow Account” with a notation on the Memo line: BOSEVSKA ASSISTANCE.

Your donations may be sent to:

David P. Schoenberg, Esq.
Scheer, Jackson, Cohen & Schoenberg LLC
3405 Piedmont Rd, NE
Suite 275
Atlanta, GA 30305

Mark Bernardino Chris Coneeney
Virginia Swimming Friends of Virginia
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