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John Darosky services Thursday

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John Darosky, age 93, of Eureka Springs, Arkansas, and formerly of Lake Station, Ind., passed away Thursday, December 5, 2013, at the Eureka Springs Hospital.

He was born June 12, 1920 in Hobart, Ind., to the late Harry and Catherine (Matijew) Darosky.

John is survived by his wife Rebecca Frances Darosky of Eureka Springs, Ark.; his three daughters Linda (Mark) Teets of Chesterton, Ind., Barbara (Peter) Duda of Chesterton and Karen Darosky (Mick Skolak) of Lake Station, Ind.; his sister Katherine (Darosky) Shouse of Houston, Texas; four grandchildren Gregory (Christine) Duda, Valerie Teets, Laura (Michael) Coffey and Jason (Ruth) Teets, and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife Victoria (Swalla) Darosky; one brother Michael Darosky; and three sisters Mary Bumbera, Anna Smith and Helen Liles.

John was a retired truck driver working for Eibel & Sons Plumbing and Heating. He was a member of St. Elizabeth Orthodox Church, Chesterton, American Legion Post #454 in New Chicago, and International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local Union #142. He was also a WWII Army Veteran.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, December 12, 2013, at St. Elizabeth Orthodox Church, 545 W. Indiana Ave., Chesterton, Ind., with V. Rev. Father William Bass officiating. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Portage.

Visitation is from 2-8 p.m. Wednesday, with a 6 p.m. American a Legion Memorial Service, and a 7 p.m. Panikhida service, at Rees Funeral Home, 600 W. Old Ridge Rd., Hobart, IN, 46342.

The family asks that memorial gifts be directed to St. Elizabeth Orthodox Church in lieu of flowers.

Call (219) 942-2109 or online at



Posted 12/10/2013