Joseph S. FurmanNovember 12, 2017
Joseph S. Furman age 90 of East Chicago, Indiana passed away peacefully Sunday, November 12, 2017. He is survived by his nieces Barbara (Charles) Stanukinas and Karen (James) Peters. Great nieces and nephews Paul (Melissa) Stanukinas, Ellen (Billy) Darroch, Janet (Joseph) Woodring, Timothy (Laura), Lauren and Kevin Peters. Great great niece and nephews, Noah and Gannon Stanukinas and Julie Woodring. Preceded in death by his parents Peter and Rose Furman, brothers Andrew, Stanley and Frank. Sisters Ann, Helen and Cecilia, nephew Tom Kmiecik. A Memorial gathering will be held Friday at 10 am Directly at St. Stanislaus Church, East Chicago, Indiana. A Funeral Mass will follow at 11 am with Msgr. John Siekierski officiating. An inurnment will follow at Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens, 8178 Cline Ave. Schererville, Indiana. Joseph was a lifelong resident of East Chicago and a member of St. Stanislaus Church. He was a veteran of World War II and retired from Blaw Knox. He was a member of American Legion Post 369 and Goodfellows Club. He enjoyed bowling, golfing watching Cubs baseball and Notre Dame Football and spending time with his family and friends.