LUKE CARRABINE SURPRISE, AZ Luke Carrabine, age 78 of Surprise, AZ, formerly of Gary/ Merrillville, IN, Beaumont, TX, Chesterfield, MO, and Flossmore, IL passed away at home after a brief illness surrounded by his family on Saturday June 29, 2013. Luke was a 1953 graduate of Emerson High School and 1957 graduate of University of Notre Dame. He had a successful 30 year career with the U.S. Steel Corporation. Luke was preceded in death by his parents: Michael and Mary Ellen; wife, Mikell (Rongers) Carrabine; infant son, Gerard; and brothers: Leo and Martin. He is survived by his wife, Martha (Wise) Carrabine of Surprise, AZ; son, Michael Luke (Ginger) Carrabine and their children: Andrew, Zachary, and Kathryn of Sugar Land, TX; son, Thomas Carrabine of Hammond, IN; son, Patrick (Lisa) Carrabine and their daughters: Josephine and Margaret of LaGrange Park, IL; daughter, Erin (Conan) Dunham of Peoria, AZ; brothers: Richard Carrabine of Fountain Hills, AZ, Eugene (Delores) Carrabine of Valparaiso, IN, and John (Geri) Carrabine of Dyer, IN; sister, Mary (Carl) Rusca of San Ramon, CA; and numerous nieces, nephews, in-laws and friends. Friends may visit with Luke's family on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 from 4:00-8:00 p.m. with prayer service at 4:30 p.m. at Burns Funeral Home, 10101 Broadway, Crown Point, IN. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on July 11, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Joan of Arc Church, 200 E. 78th Ave., Merrillville, IN. Interment at Calumet Park Cemetery in Merrillville. www.burnsfuneral.com
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Burns Funeral Home & Crematory
10101 Broadway Crown Point, IN 46307
Published in The Times from July 8 to July 9, 2013