Faitak, age 82 of Chesterton, IN, passed away on Wednesday, September 30,
2020, in Chesterton, IN.
He was born on
March 19, 1938, in Gary, IN, to Joseph and Susanna (Roth) Faitak.
survived by his wife, Rose (Vernia) Faitak; sons, David (Donna) Faitak,
Joseph (Melissa) Faitak; brother, Fredrick (Glenda) Faitak; grandchildren,
David J. Faitak, Andrew Keil, Tiffany (Ivan) Martinez, Emily (Jeremy)
Weller, Abby Faitak and Cassie Faitak; great-granddaughters, Alice Weller
and Mia Martinez; brother and sister-in-laws, Henry and Barbara Vernia and
Carlo and Maryann Vernia and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in
death by his parents and brother, Charles Roth.
from Lew Wallace High School in 1956. He was a member of the United States
National Guard, 113th Engineers and a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church.
On April 4, 1959 he married the love of his life, Rose, at St. Mark's Church
in Gary, IN. Lawrence retired from Bethlehem Steel after many years of
service as a Mechanical Engineer. He was also a member of the Purdue Varsity
Glee Club, Master of Harmony Barbershop chorus, Golden Fingers Ukulele
Group, Chesterton Art Center, Gary Sportsmen Club Gold Card Member, St.
Patrick Church Choir, past choir member at Blessed Sacrament and St. Mark's.
Lawrence was secretary for 9 years of the Dunes Golf Association and a
member of the Old Geezer's Golf Group. Larry was a loving son, husband,
father, grandfather and great-grandfather and will be deeply missed.
Visitation will be
held on Sunday, October 4, 2020 from 12:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m., at Edmonds
& Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN 46304.
Mass at St. Patrick
Catholic Church will be private. Burial to take place at Calumet Park
You may leave
online condolences to the family at ee-fh.com