Edward F. Druzbik,
Jr., 82, of New Carlisle, IN, passed away on Thursday, March 2, 2017, at
Fountainview Terrace in LaPorte, IN.
He was born on
March 26, 1934, in Lackawanna, NY, to the late Edward and Frances (Kaminski)
On August 5, 1967,
he married Lorraine Pettibone, who survives.
Also surviving is
one daughter, Joann Stainko of New Carlisle, IN; one son, Daniel (Susan)
Dzierba of Chesterton, IN; four grandchildren, Scott (Kathy) Dzierba of
Burns Harbor, IN, Chad (Genelle) Dzierba of Chesterton, IN, Michael
(Christy) Dzierba of Chesterton, IN and George (Allison) Stainko, Jr. of
Goshen, IN; two great-grandchildren, Sarah Dzierba and Chad Dzierba, Jr.;
and one brother, Daniel (Zora) Druzbik of Lackawanna, NY.
Along with his
parents, Edward was preceded in death by one son, Gregory Dzierba; one
grandson, Kyle Cuma; and his sister.
Edward was a
veteran of the Korean War. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and golfing, and was
known to be a “master cook,” specializing in baking and grilling.
Visitation will be
from 4:00 until 9:00 p.m. EST in the Kaniewski Funeral Home, 201 S. Filbert
St., New Carlisle, IN, on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, where a rosary will be
prayed at 5:30 p.m.
A Mass of Christian
Burial will take place at 10:00 a.m. EST on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, in St.
Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Church, Terre Coupee, IN. Interment will follow
in St. Stanislaus Catholic Cemetery in Michigan City, IN.
contributions may be made to the Druzbik family to help defray final
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