age 85 of Chesterton, IN, passed away Tuesday, September 8, 2015 in
He was born on
February 25, 1930 in Gary, IN, to Joseph and Anna (Matusiak) Petrovich.
He was married to
Betty A. McCloud, who survives of Chesterton, IN; sons, Thomas (Donna)
Dargewich, and Joseph J. (Kathyrn) Petrovich; daughter, Diane (Brian)
Porrett; grandchildren, Andrew J., Matthew J., and Joseph R. Petrovich,
Julie Elkins, Danielle Frazee, Matt Keator and great-grandchildren, Aidan,
Liam, Dannah, Patrick, and Piper.
He was preceded in
death by his parents, daughter, Janice Petrovich, grandson Joseph Michael
Petrovich and sisters, Doris Macey and Florence Crane.
Joseph was a loving
husband, father, and grandfather. He enjoyed fishing with his son and
grandsons and loved spending time with his family. He graduated from
Tolleston High School in 1948. He was a Navy Veteran and a member of the
American Legion Post 430 in Merrillville, IN and Post 170 in Chesterton, IN.
He was Sgt. at Arms for the Chesterton Moose.
Visitation will be
held on Saturday, September 12, 2015, from 12:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. and on
Sunday, September 13, 2015, from 1-2 p.m., at the Edmonds & Evans Funeral
Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN. Funeral services for Joseph will be held
on Sunday, September 13, 2015, at 2:00 p.m., with Pastor Michael Porter
officiating. Cremation is being handled by Heritage Crematory, Portage, IN.
may be left for the family at