ANTHONY "TONY" JOHN CARAS DYER, IN
Anthony "Tony" John Caras, age 62, of Dyer, IN, passed away Sunday, May 16, 2010. He is survived by his brother, Peter J. (Carin) Caras Jr. of Peoria, IL; two nephews: Brent and Christopher (Rabeeah) Caras of Peoria, IL; caregivers: Rick Yards and Suzanne Barrett; friends and many relatives in Greece. He was preceded in death by his parents: Peter J. and Julia Caras; and beloved aunt, Sophia Zartolas. Funeral Services will be Wednesday, 11:00 a.m., May 19, 2010 at Solan Pruzin Funeral Home
, 14 Kennedy Ave. (Corner of Main and Kennedy), Schererville/Highland, IN 46375. Friends may gather with the family from 10:00 a.m. until time of service. He will be laid to rest at Ridgelawn Cemetery in Gary, IN. A visitation will be held Tuesday at the funeral home from 4:00 till 7:00 p.m. Tony was a United States Army Veteran who served in Germany. He worked for Combustion Engineering, and later worked for the Hammond Parks Department. He enjoyed wood working and bicycling. Tony was very passionate of his Greek Heritage. In lieu of flowers, donations in his name to the Hospice of the Calumet Area, 600 Superior Ave., Munster, IN 46321, would be appreciated.