RICHARD A. GELON DYER, IN Richard A. Gelon, age 72 late of Dyer, IN. Passed away on Saturday, February 22, 2014. Beloved husband of Judie Gelon for 50 years. Loving father of Dawn (Mark) Deady of Carmel, IN, Mark (Sandi) Gelon of Crown Point, IN, Matthew (Lisa) Gelon of Crystal Lake, IL, Amy (Mike) Morgan of Crown Point, IN, and Michael (Heather) Gelon of Valparaiso, IN. Devoted grandfather of Jessica, Kara and Ryan Deady; Maggie, Grant and Abbie Gelon; Sara, Ally and Will Gelon; RaeAnna, Megan and Nick Morgan; Madison and Brinley Gelon. Dear brother of Margaret Gelon and Albert Gelon. Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents John and Anna Gelon; brother John (Audrey) Gelon and sister Verna (late Eugene) Bibzak. Retired employee of Ford Motor Company Stamping Plant, Chicago Heights, IL with 36 years of dedicated service. He graduated from Bishop Noll High School and attended Purdue University, Calumet. A dedicated family man who coached and was involved with many of his childrens sports teams and later enjoyed attending many of his grandchildrens sporting and other events. His spare time was filled with his passion for woodworking projects. He never met a stranger and will always be remembered for his kindness to all. Visitation Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 2:00-9:00 p.m. Funeral services Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. from the Elmwood Funeral Chapel, 11300 West 97th Lane (1/2 block west of U. S. 41 / Wicker Ave. at 97th Street) St. John, IN to St. John the Evangelist Church Day Chapel (Corner of 93rd Ave. and U. S. 41 / Wicker Ave.) St. John, IN. Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. Rev. Sammie Maletta officiating. Cremation to follow at Elmwood Chapel Crematory. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hospice of the Calumet Area or to a
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Published in The Times from Feb. 24 to Feb. 25, 2014