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

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John Bonich

John Bonich, age 87 of Crown Point, passed away Saturday, November 12, 2016.

He is survived by wife of 61 years, Leona; three children: James (Laura) Bonich, Lara (Arnold) Uhrina, John Mathew Bonich; two grandsons: Andrew and Bruce Bonich; two brothers: Mitchell (Mary) Bonich and George (late Margaret) Bonich. Preceded in death brothers: Milton, Bob, and Ted Bonich; sisters: Martha Camisa and Mary Skorich.

John was a member of St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church. He was a retired machinist from LTV Steel with 41 years of service. John was a former member of the Indiana National Guard and member of American Legion Post #777. He was a former democratic precinct committeeman and active in Lake County politics. John was self employed for seal coating and parking lot stripping, and was on a radio program where he was known as J & L John on WJOB early morning. He started the blood donor program for the American Red Cross, the mitten Tree and canned food drive at LTV Steel. John was a safety chairman for USWA.

Family and friends may call at Pruzin & Little Funeral Service (811 E. Franciscan Dr., Crown Point) Tuesday from 2:00-8:00 p.m. with a Pomen Service at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Service will be Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at Pruzin & Little Chapel at 11:00 a.m. with the V. Rev. Marko Matic officiating. At rest, Maplewood Memorial Cemetery.