John Bonich – Memory Eternal ✝ Vjecnaja Pamjat

By November 14, 2016 November 16th, 2016 General Information/News, Obituaries & Memorials

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


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.

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