John J. Rubinate,
age 78 of Chesterton, IN, passed away peacefully on June 11, 2020.
He was born on
April 27, 1942, in Brooklyn, NY, to Joseph and Olga (Siskowetz) Rubinate,
both of whom preceded him in death.
He is survived by
his loving wife of 53 years, Delores (Mudrak) Rubinate.
He is also survived
by his adoring son, Matthew Rubinate of Chesterton, IN; his cousin, Chester
(Carol) Lewoc of Nescopek, PA; his cousin-in-law, Joseph (Linda) Pisani of
Prospect, CT; and by his special cousins, Chrissy (Franco) Nuzzi of Selden,
NY and Carolyn Oliver.
He was also
preceded in death by his beloved son, John J. Rubinate, Jr., and by his
cousin, Kathryn Pisani.
John graduated from
Thomas Jefferson High School in 1959 and attended Brooklyn College. John
proudly served his country in the United States Army from 1964-1966. He was
a member of Augsburg Evangelical Lutheran Church, and was also a member of
the American Legion Post 170. John loved the New York Yankees, watching old
television programs, watching all sporting events, and going to the casino.
The family will
receive friends on Monday, June 15, 2020, from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m., at
White-Love Funeral Home, 525 S 2nd St., Chesterton, IN.
A Graveside Service
will be held at 1 p.m. at Concordia Cemetery, 6551 Calumet Ave., Hammond,
IN, 46324, with Pastor Erik Bernth officiating.
may be given to Augsburg Evangelical Lutheran Church, 100 N Mineral Springs
Rd., Porter, IN 46304, or to the Independent Cat Society, 4061 S. County
Line Rd., Westville, IN 46391.
Memories may be