JAIME L. PERKO HIGHLAND, IN Jaime L. Perko, age 44, of Highland, passed away on Wednesday April 23, 201. He is survived by his parents: Mary Lou and Nick Perko; sister, Starr Ann (Ed) Roth; brother, Nickey Perko; and numerous aunts, uncle, and cousins who he loved and who loved him. Jaime was preceded in death by his grandparents; uncles: Chester, Steve, and Wally; cousins: Robin, and Jeffrey; black lab and friend Xena. Jaime was a 1987 graduate of Highland High School and attended Indiana University, Bloomington, IN. He was employed by Majestic Star Casino in Gary. He was a former TV and Sports broadcaster with Comcast, WJOB Radio, and Channel 56 Television. Jaime attended Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Highland, was an avid Cubs, Miami Dolphins, Boston Red Sox, and Blackhawks fan. He also enjoyed running his fantasy baseball and football leagues. Jaime was a loyal loving son, brother and friend whose smile lit up a room and melted your heart. He will be missed forever. Funeral services will be held on Monday, April 28, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. DIRECTLY at St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church located at 500 Northgate Dr. in Dyer with Fr. Charles Niblick celebrating. Burial will follow at St. John-St. Joseph Cemetery in Hammond. Friends may meet with the family on Sunday, April 27, 2014 from 3:00-8:00 p.m. at White Funeral Home located at 921 W. 45th Ave. in Griffith, IN. For more information please call White Funeral Home at 219-924-4100 or www.white funeralhomeofgriffith.com.
Published in The Times from Apr. 26 to Apr. 27, 2014