Category: Obituaries

William Loy

William “Bill” Loy, 73, of Crown Point, passed away June 17, 2019.
He is survived by his devoted wife Nadine, 3 children, 2 grandchildren, his furry friend Zeke, and many extended family.
His is preceded in death by his dear parents: Herbert and Ruby; and beloved mother and father-in-law.
A Celebration of Life service will be Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 4:00 PM with visitation from noon until time of service.

Cheryl A. Azcona

Cheryl Azcona passed away with loved ones at her side on Tuesday, June 18th, 2019. Visitation will be held at Rendina Funeral Home on Monday, June 24th, 2019 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral Service will take place at Trinity Lutheran Church on Tuesday, June 25th, 2019 at 9:00 AM. Following service, burial will take place at Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery.

Johnny Peluyera

Johnny Peluyera, age 16, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, June 12, 2019. He is survived by his beloved parents: John Peluyera and Kelly Arroyo; sister, Vanessa Peluyera; brother, Cayden Peluyera; maternal grandmother, Catherine Arroyo; paternal grandfather, Jose Peluyera. Johnny is also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, cousins and dear friends.

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.

Eunice Chionos

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