George R. Almason

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George R. Almason, age 82 of East Chicago passed away suddenly Monday, March 1, 2010. Beloved and devoted husband of 58 years to the late Dorothy Almason. He is survived by loving daughters: Nancy Almason of East Chicago and Marybeth (Vincent) Lopez of Munster; cherished grandfather of the loves of his life: Brandon and Collin Lopez; special brother in law , Robert (Andrea) Nauracy; dear friends: Val Garcia and Margo Campos; numerous nieces, nephews and in laws. Preceded in death by parents: George and Stella Almason; daughter, Rose Marie; and sister, Marie Krajewski. Funeral services will be Friday, March 5, 2010 at 9:15 AM from the Fife Funeral Home, 4201 Indianapolis Blvd., East Chicago, 10:00 AM Mass at St Stanisalaus Church, East Chicago with Msgr. John Siekierski, officiating, Entombment St. John Cemetery in Hammond. Visitation at the Fife Funeral Home on Thursday from 3:00-8:00 PM, Prayer services 3:00 PM Thursday. American Legion will post colors 6:00 PM Thursday , Knights of Columbus services 7:00PM Thursday. George was a graduate of East Chicago Washington High School class of 1945. He was a lifelong resident of East Chicago where he was precinct committeeman for 36 years. He is co-owner of Boulevard Sales in East Chicago, a member of St. Stanislaus church, a 4th degree member of the Knight of Columbus Msgr. Connelly Council 1700, member of East Chicago Goodfellows club and the Indiana Harbor Yacht club. A member of R.O.M.E.O.S. WWII U.S. Army Paratrooper and member of the American Legion allied post 369. Although the angels down came to take George to God in heaven to be with his beloved Dorothy, his spirit will remain in the lives of his family each day. He leaves us with broken hearts and an empty space never to be replaced with a deep love he expressed for his family. He will be sadly missed by all whose lives he touched.


Published in The Times from Mar. 3 to Mar. 5, 2010