James R. Kubina

April 9, 2021
James R. Kubina, "Papa" , age 79, of Gary, passed away on Friday, April 9 2021. He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Kubina; son, Timothy James Kubina; parents, Andrew and Eustine Kubina; and siblings, Elsie, Elizabeth, Marion, Stephen, and John David.
James is survived by his children, Richard (Elaine Turlo) Kubina, Diana (Dan) Vermillion, Judy Kubina, and Jamie (Walter) Kubina; grandchildren, Crystal (Alfred), Justine (Ryan), Maygen (Tim), Rachelle, Marcus, Maranda, Jazzmin, Danielle, Perry, Mya, Jillian, Jordan, and James; great-grandchildren, Genesis, Evangeline Mary, Madaline, Ryan, Leo, Emmalynn, Joshua, Evie, Gabriel, Aubrey and Carly; siblings, Robert, Joseph, Mike and George; several nieces and nephews and many close friends.
James retired from Ford after 30 years. He enjoyed gardening and spending time with his dear family, he especially loved quality time with his precious grandchildren, who were his world. He was their biggest supporter, and rarely ever missed a game. He was know as the neighborhood "Papa". He will be deeply missed by so many and his memories will forever be etched in our hearts.
Friends are invited to visit with the family on Thursday, April 15, 2021 from 3:00pm - 7:00pm at Rendina Funeral Home (5100 Cleveland St. Gary IN.) Funeral service will be held Friday, April 16, 2021 at Rendina Funeral Home at 10:00am. Pastor Ryon Adcock officiating.  Interment at Chapel Lawn Cemetery. For further information please call 219-980-1141


April 15, 2021
3:00pm - 7:00pm
Rendina Funeral Home

5100 Cleveland Street, Gary, IN 46408 VIEW MAP

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April 16, 2021
Rendina Funeral Home

5100 Cleveland Street Gary, Indiana 46408