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Services Sunday for Joseph Petrovich

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Joseph Petrovich, age 85 of Chesterton, IN, passed away Tuesday, September 8, 2015 in Valparaiso, 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.

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Posted 9/11/2015








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