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Jason Edward York dies at 28

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Jason Edward York, of Valparaiso, passed away, Sunday, December 9, 2007.

He was born Dec. 10, 1978 in Valparaiso, the son of Paul and Nancy (Rittel) York. His mother, Nancy (Kirk) Catlin survives in Valparaiso. His father Paul York preceded him in death.

He is also survived by three sisters, Cheryl (Kenneth) Gann of Westville, Krystal and Jennifer York both of Portage, a step-brother Kirk (Kim) Catlin of Portage; a step-sister, Cariann (Anthony) Rappazzo of Forest Hills, Md.; a grandfather, John Edward Rittel, Sr. of Hebron; three nieces, Stephanie Bird, Kaitlyn Griffin and Layla Tanses and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was also preceded in death by a grandmother, Betty Maxine Rittel.

Jason was an assistant manager at MEL-REB Inc., in Valparaiso.

Funeral services, Pastor Jane Aicher officiating, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 13 at Bartholomew Funeral Home, 102 Monroe, Valparaiso. A private interment will be at Angelcrest Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2-6 p.m. Wednesday at Bartholomew Funeral Home.

For more information, please call 462-4102 or visit

 to sign a guestbook for Jason.


Posted 12/12/2007.