The Clergy, Executive Board, and Members of St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church express condolences to the family of Jerry Dusich. Memory eternal.

Jerry Dusich (January 30, 1919 – May 7, 2016), age 97 of Crown Point passed away on May 7, 2016.

Jerry was a life long member of St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church and member of it’s building committee. He was a Sargent in the US Army Air force and also served in the Civilian Conservation Corps Colorado and Utah. Jerry retired from US Steel-Gary Works after 38 years of service. He was an inventor and holds a couple of patents. He was also a craftsman, artist and loved to tell stories.

Jerry is preceded in death by his parents Miter and Mary Dusich; and siblings: Miter, Paul, John, Mark, Marie, Ann and Martha. He is survived by his beloved wife of 69 years Sophie Dusich; loving children: Robert (Irene) Dusich, Jeralyn (Frank) Yards; cherished granddaughters: Heather (Zane) Stellakis and Kimberly (Scott) Wilkinson; adored great grandchildren: Harper and Violet Wilkinson.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, May 11, 2016 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Calumet Park Funeral Chapel, 7535 Taft St, Merrillville, with a Pomen service at 7:00 p.m., V. Rev Marko Matic officiating.

Funeral Services will be held Thursday, directly at 11:00 a.m. at St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church, 9191 Mississippi St, Merrillville. Interment Calumet Park Cemetery.

For further information please call Calumet Park Funeral Chapel 219-736-5840.

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