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Angelo 'Dino' Ponda dies at age 53

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Angelo “Dino” Ponda, age 53 of Portage, Ind., passed away on Thursday, July 31, 2014, at the VNA Hospice in Valparaiso, Ind.

He was born on August 3, 1961, in Gary, Ind., to his parents, Manuel and Lottie Szostek Ponda, both of whom preceded him in death.

Dino is survived by his daughter Allison Ponda of Portage, Ind.; siblings Catherine Hennings of LaPorte, Ind., Betty Cleek of Portage, Rosemary Bozan of Plainfield, Ill., Angeline Laing of Columbus, Ohio, Bob Ponda of Union Mills, Anna Caldwell of Portage, Charlotte Buckingham of Denver, Colo., David Ponda of Westville, Ind., Dominic Ponda of Portage, Manuel Ponda of Portage, Richard Ponda of Miller, Ind., Debra Hymes of Michigan City, Ind. and Michael Ponda of South Haven; along with many nieces and nephews.

Dino was preceded in death by his parents and sister Leona. There will be no services at this time.

White-Love Funeral Home, 525 South 2nd St., Chesterton, in charge of arrangements.

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Posted 8/1/2014