Joseph T. Trella,
age 78, of Chesterton, IN, passed away on Saturday, March 14, 2015, in
He was born on
September 29, 1936, in Lackawanna, NY, to Joseph W. and Mary (Glab) Trella.
On December 28,
1963, he married Rose Ann Devlin, who survives.
He is also survived
by sons, Joseph A. (Petra Miskus), Timothy, and Andrew; daughters, Jenni
(George) Veenstra, Julie (Jon) Wycoff, and Becky (Ken) Price; grandchildren,
Joseph, Elizabeth, Phillip, George, Gianna, Jonathan, Tommy, Charlie, Riley,
BJ, Allison, Chase, Avery, Graham, Kenny, and Karoline and one
Joe was preceded in
death by his parents and son James.
Joe enjoyed his
children, grandchildren, and gardening. He was a United States Army Veteran
and a member of the American Legion Post 170 in Chesterton.
A Mass of Christian
Burial will be held on Thursday, March 19, 2015, at 11:30 a.m. at St.
Patrick Catholic Church, 638 N. Calumet Rd., Chesterton, IN, with Father
James Meade and Father Jerry Schweitzer concelebrating.
Visitation will be
held on Wednesday, March 18, 2015, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the
Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN, 46304. Burial
will take place at Chesterton Cemetery.
may be left for the family at