John Marine

JOHN MARINE CROWN POINT, IN John Marine, age 82, of Crown Point, IN passed away Monday, April 7, 2014 at Franciscan St. Anthony Health in Crown Point. John is survived by his wife, Joanne of 21 years on April 26th; daughter, Desiree Lange of Lansing; three step-children: Kathy (Steve) Alessia of Crown Point, Suzanne (John) Bodnar of Crete and Robert (Tatiana) Galvin of Chicago; grandchildren: Mia, Stevie, Alex, Alana, Sophia and little Tati; two sisters: Shirley Wright and Joann Carriveau; two uncles: Andrew and Phillip Orsini; best friends: Tommy Mullins, George Kostides and Honorable Nicholas Schiralli; his canine companions: Lucky Boy and Penelope Pearl. He was preceded in death by his mother, Edna O'Brien; and sister, Betty Gariota. John worked at the Lake County Government Center for several years. He enjoyed traveling along with his family and watching his favorite sporting teams, as well as horses and horse racing. John was from the southeast side of Chicago and was a member of the 99th Street Club. Friends may visit with the family on Thursday, April 10, 2014 at Geisen Funeral, Cremation & Reception Centre, 606 E. 113th Ave./South St., Crown Point, IN 46307 from 2:00 PM until the time of funeral services at 5:30 PM with Fr. Pat Kalich officiating. Services will conclude at the funeral home with cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to the Crown Point Community Foundation. View directions and/or sign guestbook at: or contact 219-663-2500


Funeral Home

Geisen Funeral, Cremation & Reception Centre - Crown Point
606 E. 113th Ave.  Crown Point, IN 46307
(219) 663-2500

Published in The Times from Apr. 8 to Apr. 9, 2014