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Delphine "Dolly" Huneycutt
Delphine “Dolly” Huneycutt
Delphine “Dolly” Elizabeth Huneycutt (nee Fic), age 82, passed away on Saturday, January 23, 2021.
Preceded in death by parents, Alex and Helen Fic. Survived by daughter Dessie (James) Kammer of Schererville, son John Huneycutt of Valparaiso, and three grandchildren Hayden, Jordan, and Greyson Kammer of Schererville.
Sister Maryann (Edward) Tomczuk of Crestwood Illinois. Seven nieces and nephews: Helen Tomczuk, Stanley Tomczuk, Edward (Joanne) Tomczuk, Dolly Carson, Joanne Colclasure, Marianne (Roman) Soltys, Barbara (Frank) Grygus, and eleven great nephew and nieces.
Dolly was a resident of East Chicago for 76 years. She was an active member in the community and St. Stanislaus Parish: president of the PTO, member of the St. Cecilia Choir, and served as President of both the St. Stanislaus Rosary Sodality and the Group 132 Polish Women’s Alliance. She was a member of the Happy Timers Club, Knights of Columbus wives club, and St. Stanislaus Parish picnic coordinator for many years.
Dolly was the President of the Polish Women’s Alliance of America from 2011-2015, and President of the Polish Women’s Alliance of America Charitable and Education Fund through 2020. She took great pride in her Polish heritage. She enjoyed traveling to different states to meet members of the PWA, coordinating annual Polish Christmas Wigilia dinners at the Munster Carmelite monastery, and her trips to Poland. Professionally,
Dolly was a secretary for over 30 years at Graver and Union Tank Car Company. In retirement, Dolly enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, vacationing in Florida, annual trips to Holy Hill WI, the casino, and her appreciation for a beautiful flower. She touched the lives of many through her infectious smile and kind heart. Her selflessness and faithful soul will be missed by many.
A visitation will be held Wednesday, January 27, 2021 from 5-7pm for friends to celebrate Dolly at Acevez Funeral Home, 4918 Magoun Ave. East Chicago, IN.
A private family mass will be held at St. Stanislaus Church.
With resting burial place at Holy Cross Cemetery, Calumet City, IL.
We wish you our condolences, Alan worked with Dolly at Union tank car and she was great to work. With, she will be missed.
Alan giffin Jan 28 2021 12:00 AM
Desi and John, we're all so sorry for your loss. She was a wonderful person and had such a great soul. I'll always remember how kind and giving she was. We'll miss her very very much.
Elzbieta Zwierz, Agnes, George, and Isabella Dernulc, Dorothy Zwierz and David Weber, and John Zwierz.
John Zwierz Jan 27 2021 12:00 AM
Our deepest sympathy to you John and your sister. Your mother was such a sweet lady, I know you will miss her, but think of all the memories of her and what a wonderful mother she was. Love you John
Sandy Mc Nab Jan 26 2021 12:00 AM
As a longtime friend of John, I've had several conversations about family and friends but none more than Delphine. Every conversation ended with a smile and or laughter. I'm glad I had the chance to meet, talk to and break bread with her. Her smile will forever be remembered.
Smitty Jan 25 2021 12:00 AM
Dolly was my neighbor for over 35 years. Was always kind and nice lady. Dolly will be missed. Rest in peace.
Maria Teneyuca Jan 25 2021 12:00 AM