John E. Read M.D.

John E. Read M.D., age 84, of Chesterton, IN passed away Saturday, January 19, 2013. He was born August 8, 1928 in Chesterton, IN to John C. and Eleanor (Morgan) Read. John served in the U.S. Air Medical Corps. He was married June 25, 1951 to Dolores Cawley Read, who preceded him in death in 2003. Dr. Read began as a General Practitioner with offices in Chesterton. He later returned to the University of Illinois Eye & Ear Institute for his Ophthalmology Degree. He was a member of the Chesterton Masonic Lodge, where he was a 32nd degree Mason. John is survived by his son, William (Mary Myers) Read of Milwaukee, WI; daughters: Lisa (Paul) Schiro of Houston, TX, MaryBeth (Alvin Jr.) Slont of Chesterton, IN, and Carol (Bill) Ameling of Shorewood, MN; brother, James (Cathy) Read of Chesterton, IN; grandchildren: Morgan (William) Mulvihill, John (Kim) Miglicco, MaryBeth Miglicco, Stewart (Jennifer) Miglicco, Emily Rose Miglicco, Erin (Matthew) Larrison, Jessica Slont, Alvin Slont III, Read Ameling, Dane Ameling, and Rachael Ameling; great grandchildren: Caroline, Lincoln and Alexandra Mulvihill; Grant, Ryan, Everett, and Stewart Miglicco Jr., Trevor Cooper, and Taylor Larrison. Visitation will be Tuesday, January 22, 2013 from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN. Funeral services will begin at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday evening. Private family burial will be held on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at Chesterton Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Chesterton United Methodist Church, 434 South 2nd St., Chesterton, IN 46304. Online condolences may be left for the family at



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Published in The Times on Jan. 22, 2013