Anthony N Pampalone of Crown Point, IN, April 1, 1930 – January 22, 2013




Anthony N. “Tony” Pampalone, age 82, of Crown Point, IN, passed away on January 22, 2013.  Anthony attended Froebel High School and was a graduate of Lew Wallace High School, Class of 1948.  He held an Indiana Real Estate Broker’s License until 1996.  He worked for the Gary Community School Corporation for 39 years as a Carpenter, then locksmith, then Foreman of Carpenter’s Department.  He was a Veteran of the U. S. Army-Korean War. 

He was a member of the American Legion, the Knights of Columbus, and Carpenter’s Local #1005. Anthony was an avid golfer and bowler and enjoyed his family and friends.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Dominic & Agatha Pampalone, his brothers, Leo & M.J Pampalone, sisters Lucy Deluise & Rosalie Fedorchak.  He is survived by his wife of

56 years, Marianne Pampalone, 2 sons, Mark J. (Catherine) Pampalone of Stevensville, MI and Anthony N. (Jamie) Pampalone, Jr. of Lowell, IN; daughter, Joy (Richard) Lundstrom of Valparaiso, IN; grandchildren, Nicholas and Carolyn of Stevensville, MI, Alexandria, Jacob, and Sam of Lowell, IN. sister, Gasparine Pampalone; brothers, Sam, Nick, Dominic (Judy), & Angelo (Priscilla); and many nieces and nephews.

Friends may visit with Anthony’s family on Sunday, from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Burns Funeral Home, 10101 Broadway, Crown Point, IN.  Funeral service will be held on Monday, January 28, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Directly at Our Lady of Consolation Church, 8303 Taft St., Merrillville, Indiana.  Rev. Peter Muha officiating.  Service will terminate at the church. In lieu of flowers the family requests contributions to Shriner’s Children’s Hospital or the University of Chicago Cancer Research Center.

Service details, Social networking, Memorial Guestbook and Slideshow are available here.

John “Jake” J. Heims of Valparaiso, IN, December 4, 1921 – January 22, 2013

John “Jake” J. Heims, age 91 of Valparaiso, passed away January 22, 2013.  He was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII and a POW.   Jake retired from US Steel with 30 years of service.  He was also Head Custodian for 14 years in the Lake Station Schools and was a lifelong member of Lake Station American Legion Post 100.   Jake was preceded in death by his wife Gertrude and granddaughter, Mindi Moehl; brothers – Nolan and Floyd Heims; sisters – Eva Heims, Annabelle Wise and Helen Westerland.  He is survived by sons John (Sandy) Heims, Jr. of AR and Gary Noel (Brenda) Heims of Lake Station; daughters Melody (Donnie) Thompson of Kouts, April Moehl and Tammy (Jim) Wright of Valparaiso; 10 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; and 2 great-great grandchildren.

 Funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 10 a.m. at Burns Funeral Home, 701 E. 7th St., Hobart, Randy Brechner officiating.      Interment at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery, Hobart.  Friends are invited to meet with Jake’s family on Friday from 2-8 at the funeral home with American Legion Post 100 Service at 7 p.m.

Service details, Social networking, Memorial Guestbook and Slideshow are available here.