Dorothy Rendina

Dorothy Rendina (Durakovich), age 86, passed away peacefully at home in her sleep on Saturday May 8, 2021. She is survived by cherished daughters: Kathy (Mitch) Merle and Karen (Tim) Brust; brother-in-law, Vince Rendina and many nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends including MaryAnn & Bill Gielnak and Barb Fedorchak.

Preceded in death by her loving spouse of 63 years, Romeo Rendina; Parents: Milan & Katherine Durakovich, as well as many other dear relatives and friends.

After High School, Dorothy worked at the Gary Sheet and Tin Mill.  She was a stay-at-home Mom until her daughters were in High School and started a career at Gainer Bank, retiring in 1996. She loved her daughters and would do anything for them. Dorothy loved her shopping and always Dressed to the Nines.  After retiring she became an avid sports fan and especially loved her Chicago White Sox, General Hospital and the Hallmark Channel. Dorothy loved to bowl and was in many bowling leagues which she picked up from her Dad, Milan.  She was also a regular dancer with her group of friends often dancing several days a week after retiring.

Family and friends are invited to visit on Friday May 14, 2021 at RENDINA FUNERAL HOME (5100 Cleveland St. Gary, IN) with visitation from 10:00 AM. to 12:00 PM and a Chapel service at 12:00 PM at the Funeral Home. V Rev. Marko Matic and Rev. Michael Evanick officiating. Entombment Calumet Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The St. Jude Children's Research Hospital


Friday, May 14, 2021
10:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M
Rendina Funeral Home

5100 Cleveland Street, Gary, IN 46408 VIEW MAP

T 219-980-1141
F 219-980-1142


Friday, May 14, 2021
12:00 P.M.
Rendina Funeral Home

5100 Cleveland Street Gary, Indiana 46408

Entombment Calumet Park Cemetery