OBITUARY

Dolores J Antala

November 4, 1930April 6, 2021

Dolores Antala, age 90, of Merrillville passed away Tuesday, April 6, 2021 surround by her loving family. She was born on November 4, 1930 in Valparaiso, IN to the late Joseph and Mary Paika.

Dolores retired from Gary Community School after 25 years of working as the cafeteria manager. She held a loving heart for God, a passion for cooking, but her greatest pride in her life were her children and grandchildren.

She is survived by her daughter Cindy (Rick) Washburn; son-in-law Eric Schwartz; grandchildren Jake (Christine) Schwartz, Marie (Robert) Block, Ashley (Matthew) Abbott, Kelsey (Ben) Wierzgacz; and great-grandchildren Nathan Block, Brennan Block, Logan Block, Brooke Wierzgacz.

Dolores is preceded in death by her husband Gus Antala; daughter Joy Schwartz; and six siblings. She will be greatly missed by family and friends.

A funeral service for Dolores will take place Saturday, May 8, 2021 at 9:30am at St. Stephen Church, 5920 Waite St. Merrillville with Father Michael Maginot officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family prefers donations be made to St. Stephens Church.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.ChapelLawnFunerals.com for the Antala family.

Services

  • Memorial Service

    Saturday, May 8, 2021

  • Interment

    Saturday, May 8, 2021

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