Judith H. Cooley
Judith Cooley, age 78, peacefully passed away on September, 15, 2019. Judith was an avid bowler. She also loved to play bunko with friends, travel, listen to music and shop. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and playing with her beloved dog Heidi.
Jose Luis Rojo Jr.
Jose Luis Rojo, Jr., age 41, passed away suddenly on Sunday, August 18, 2019. He is survived by his beloved daughters: Alicia, Kassandra, and Alexandra; parents: Jose and Maria Rojo; siblings: Alexandra (Jose) Aguilar, Rogelio (Angela) Rojo and Evangelina
(Douglas) Lobos; nieces and nephews: Jakob, Gaige, Ariana, Kristina, Anahi, and Christian. He is also survived by his ride or die, most favorite child and only son, Mojo.
Albert A. Toth Jr.
Albert A. Toth Jr., age 77, of Lake Station, IN, passed away on Thursday, June 27th, 2019.
Albert was a lifelong Northwest Indiana resident, born in Gary, IN to Helen and Albert Toth Sr. who preceded him in death.
Albert is survived by his loving wife, Deborah; sons, Scott Toth and Mark (Gabriela Rodriguez-Machado) Toth; step-daughter, Brittany Collins; grandchildren, Enzo and Luiza Toth; sister, Sandra (Richard) Duff. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Jo Ellen Nicholls.
Raymond Casalin, age 90, of St. John, IN passed away on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 with his loving family by his side. Raymond was a silly but no nonsense kind of guy. He would always say exactly what was on his mind holding nothing back.
Eunice Chionos, age 68, of Portage, IN, entered into the arms of her Lord after a long illness on Friday, June 7th, 2019.
Eunice was born in Chicago, IL to Rev. Athanasios and Toula (née: Christos) Chionos who preceded her in death.
Eunice is survived by her brothers: John (Robin) Chionos of Savannah, TN and Peter (Timeko) Chionos of Greensboro, NC; sister, Rebecca Berggren (née Chionos); nephew: Justin Berggren, both of Valparaiso, IN; niece: Jennifer (née:Chionos) Vincent; great niece: Katelyn Vincent; great nephew: Logan Vincent, all of Roselawn, IN, and many loving cousins.
Hannah “Nancy” J. Crisman
Hannah “Nancy” J. Crisman, of Portage, was born on September 3rd, 1920, passed away on May 20th, 2019, in the loving home of her only daughter Gwendolyn Clapp, at the age of 98.
Nancy was born in Scotland and came to the U.S. at the age of three. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of over 25 years Arthur Crisman and her first husband and father to Gwen, Burton Johnston, her parents; William and Hannah Cunningham, as well as her two brothers; Archibald and William Cunningham, and her only
Leroy Van Sickle
Leroy Lewis Van Sickle, of Lake Station, passed away on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at the age of 84.
He is survived by his adoring wife of 66 years: Darlene Joy; his beloved daughters: Lori Van Sickle, Debra (Ted) Hart, Jeanne (Randy) Branson, Pam (Randy) Robb and Amy (Scott) Mathis; 13 loving grandchildren; 23 cherished great grandchildren and 2 treasured great-great grandchildren; his sisters: Lois Stockner, Ruth (Bill) VanAtter, Shirley (Mel) Wittmer; and brothers: Gail (Bonnie) Van Sickle and Jimmie ( Lynnette Van Sickle.
He is preceded in death by his dear parents: Elvin and Annette Van Sickle; brothers: Stanley and Elvin Van Sickle and sister: Bertha Vasicek.
Leroy retired from Georgia-Pacific Paper Mill in Gary in 1991, after 33 years of dedicated service.
After Leroy retired, he was able to dedicate his time to his true passions: his devoted family and fishing in the Sunshine State of Florida.
He will be fondly remembered and dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.
A memorial dinner will be held on Friday, May 17, 2019, from 5:00 – 8:00 PM at the Bonner Center, 5800 Lexington Avenue in Portage. For more information, call 940-3791