Category: Merrillville Obituaries

Gojko Blecic

Gojko “George” Blecic, age 44 passed away Sunday June 23, 2019. Gojko was a 1994 graduate of Hobart Senior High School. He went on to finish his degree in nursing, and became a registered nurse. He worked as a trauma nurse for Methodist Hospital in the Emergency Room, for over 10 years. He truly loved his job and taking care of patients. He was a great source of medical knowledge and everyone knew they could come to him

Milica Ristovski

Milica Ristovski, age 79, of Crown Point passed away peacefully with her family by her side. Milica came to the United States in 1971 from Nakolec, Macedonia. Milica was a member of SS Peter & Paul Macedonian Orthodox Cathedral. She loved to cook and bake.

Milka Vuckovic

Milka Vuckovic, age 90, a resident of St. John, IN, passed away on June 10, 2019. Milka was a member of St. Elijah Serbian Orthodox Church, Merrillville IN. and St. George Serbian Orthodox Church, Joliet, IL. She was born in Selo Poljane, Yugoslavia in 1929. Milka was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother who whole-heartedly loved her family.

Faith “Faye” Sanford

Faith “Faye” Christine Sanford, age 60, of Hammond, IN, passed away on Sunday, June 9th, 2019.

Faye is survived by her mother: Betty Jane Weaver; children: Sandra (Edward) Cormican, Meghan (David) Hudson, William Paul Sanford, and Christina Sanford; siblings: Kelly (Kathy) Kasey, Leslie Paul (Annette) Weaver, Lisa (James) Cunningham, Margo (Edward) Kalinowski, and Anita (Patrick) Willy; grandchildren: Cassandra (Randy) Hollan, Jessica (Logan) Roy, Nicholas (Virginia) Cormican, Zachary Cormican, Matthew Cormican, Lani Eaton, Mia Eaton, and Everette Eaton; great-grandchildren: Gracie, Madison, Eli and Hayden; beloved bird: Ernie Sanford.

Stojan Kajmakoski

Stojan Kajmakoski, age 79 of Crown Point passed away May 15, 2019. Stojan came from Misleseva, Struga, Macedonia to Gary, Indiana in 1979. He was a member of SS Peter & Paul Macedonian Orthodox Cathedral since arriving in the USA. He was a retired machinist from ABC Rail, Inc with 27 years of service. Stojan was also known for his love of gardening.

Laura A. Moreno

Laura A. Moreno, age 87, was born in Tampico, Mexico and passed away peacefully in Hobart, IN surrounded by family on Thursday, May 9, 2019. She is survived by her sons, Pedro (Diana) Moreno of Hobart, IN and Gus (Christina) Moreno of Hammond, IN; grandchildren, Amanda