Heather Ann Serafin,
age 17 of Valparaiso, passed away on Sunday, October 25, 2015 in her home.
She was born on
July 3, 1998 in Valparaiso to Brian and Beth Serafin, both surviving in
Heather is also
survived by her brother Roy Serafin of Valparaiso, Grandmother Maureen
Serafin of Valparaiso; Godmothers Sharon and Audrey Kowalczyk of Arizona,
her Aunt Annette Dixon of Chicago, many cousins, many adopted aunts and
second mothers, many best friends who were like sisters, and her beloved
She was preceded in
death by her Grandfather, Roy Serafin in 1990, her Uncle Kenneth Serafin and
her Aunt Ann Marie Kirchner. Heather was a member of the Crossroads Family
Church, where she was a 4:12 Youth Ministry Leader. She served her Lord
through mission work and at the church nursery, starting at age 11. Heather
was a student at Indiana Connections Online. She also considered herself a
professional Walt Disney World connoisseur, having been there 21 times in
her lifetime. Heather was very physically fit and graduated twice from the
P90X as well as the Insanity workout and completed the Mudathlon 2013 with
There will be a
Celebration of Life on Saturday, November 14, 2015, at Crossroads Family
Church, 2386 Willowcreek Rd., Portage, IN from 1 until 4 p.m. with Pastor
Michael Bean officiating.
In lieu of flowers,
the family requests that you share your memories and pictures of Heather in
a keepsake book or other means of sharing. We would love to read your
may be made to: Northwest Indiana Cancer Kids Foundation, P.O. Box 824,
Schererville, IN 46375.
under the direction of White-Love Funeral Home, Chesterton.
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