Joseph J. Ozug

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    - Wayne Hudak
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    - Alicia Paz
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    - Rachelle (Smith) Flores
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    - Betty Coleman
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Joseph J. Ozug, age 87, of Merrillville, passed away Monday, March 17, 2014. Survived by his wife of 67 years, Teresa, who he married on March 8, 1947; six children: Mary (John) Milling, Joe Ozug, Frank J. (Carol) Ozug, Irene (Rick) Hartline, Cathy (Rick) Shirley, John J. (Wendy) Ozug; 18 grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; sister, Mary Ann (Joseph) Steininger. Preceded in death by grandchildren: Michael Milling, Paul Michael Hartline; sisters: Anna Nedoff, Helen Yuraitis; parents: Antonina and John Ozug. Joe was a member of St. Andrew the Apostle Church, Merrillville and a former member of Sacred Heart Church. He was a K of C 3rd Degree member of Msgr. Ryder Council #4047, a life member of VFW Post 1563, American Legion Post #289, and DAV Post #80. Joe was a WW II and Korean War veteran. He retired from the U.S. Post Office. Joe was the proprietor of Ozug Real Estate. He was a graduate of Tolleston High School, Class of 1944. Family and friends may call at Pruzin Brothers Funeral Service, 6360 Broadway, Merrillville, on Friday from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. There will be a prayer service at 5:00 p.m., a combined VFW/American Legion service at 6:30 p.m., and a Knights of Columbus Rosary at 7:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, March 22, 2014 DIRECTLY at St. Andrew the Apostle Church, 801 W. 73rd Ave., Merrillville, with Rev. Brian Chadwick officiating. There will be one half-hour of visitation at the church prior to services. At rest Calumet Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to St. Jude Children's Hospital. Family and friends may share an online condolence or memory at:

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