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Christine R. Polonczyk

January 11, 1960 - December 24, 2022
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Geisen-Pruzin Funeral & Cremation Services
6360 Broadway Ave.
Merrillville, IN 46410
219-980-9070 | Map
Thursday 12/29, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Service
Geisen-Pruzin Funeral & Cremation Services
6360 Broadway Ave.
Merrillville, IN 46410
219-980-9070 | Map
Friday 12/30, 11:00 am
Cemetery
Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens

Inurnment at a later date.

Christine R. Polonczyk (nee Ford), age 62, of Merrillville, IN, passed away on Saturday, December 24, 2022. Christine is survived by her two daughters: Melissa Sperry and Kelly (Don) VanVleet; four grandchildren: Nolan and Reagan Sperry, and Jacob and Johannah VanVleet; sisters: Dana Orzechowicz and Kim Becker; and many nieces and nephews. Christine was precededContinue Reading

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Jessica (Yager) Pavey left a message on December 29, 2022:
Melissa and Kelly, I am so sorry to hear about your mom. Some of my best childhood memories are sleeping over at your house and your mom; From the dinners she made us to correcting us for being mean to “Annabelle” (poor Kelly). She was an awesome caring woman, bright and warm. I’ve been praying for your families since my mom shared the news Xoxo
Jackie Dawson left a message on December 29, 2022:
Christine, was a bright light among us. She will be missed dearly. My condolences to her family. You all will be in my thoughts and prayers.
Dana left a message on December 29, 2022:
My big sister and best friend, miss you too much
Stephanie Piessens left a message on December 28, 2022:
I don't really know where to begin. Christine Rose Marie Louise, my favorite mischief maker, I am gonna miss you so much.
David carlson left a message on December 28, 2022:
Please edit my comment Chris did not live as long as we all would have liked, but she made the most out of the life she had. Chris will be watching as the rest of us go on with our lives, but it won't be the same. Thank you for the edit
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
David carlson left a message on December 28, 2022:
Dear family of Chris, This is Campfire Dave from the lake. I want to send my heartfelt sorrow to The family and friends of Chris. She was a special person. We were neighbors At the lake for many years. We got to know each other's family and watched them Grow. I have so many fond memories of her. Her laugh! Her sense of humor! Her genuine caring for people she knew! Her love of the Bears! She will be missed physically, but she will always be in all our hearts. I feel bad that she Didn't have life, but she did have, she made the most of it. She is now reunited With Larry and that give me peace! They were a great couple! We know Chris will Be the rest of us go on,but it will never be the same. God bless you,Chris! Thank you for being in my life. Love yah, Campfire Dave
Brandon Sperry left a message on December 28, 2022:
It's heartbreaking to hear about the passing of Mom #2. She was a kind and gentle soul. She ALWAYS put others ahead of herself. Her hospitality was and will be unmatched. I'll cherish all the holidays and lake trips I spent with her. She will be missed deeply!!!
Lisa left a message on December 27, 2022:
So sorry for your loss. I have great memories of Chris when I lived in Merrillville next door to Dana. May you find peace through God’s healing hands and comfort in the name of Jesus.
Tracey D left a message on December 27, 2022:
Christine was one of a kind. She was honest, funny, direct, and very dedicated to her job. We worked together most closely after the pandemic and had many special conversations I will cherish. She loved her family so much, spoke sweetly of her late husband and shared that she said goodbye to his picture every morning before leaving for work. I still have some of her nutroll in my freezer and it was the best I’ve ever had. We shared “custody” of a plant she named Alice and I will take good care of it. She will be greatly missed. My sincere condolences to her family.
Herb & Mary Jane Maus left a message on December 27, 2022:
Our deepest sympathy for the loss of Christine. Sad we didn’t know her better. Gone to soon and too young. Losing a Mother is particularly difficult. May God guide you and watch over you going forward. Herb & Mary Jane Maus.
Stephanie Gordon left a message on December 27, 2022:
Thank you, GOD for Christine and the moments we've shared. We lifted you up in prayer many times, thanking you always. Now I ask that you please bless her family and give them comfort during this time. Love always, Stephanie G
Jimmy Procter left a message on December 27, 2022:
I knew Christine well. She was one of my coworkers and she always greeted me when I arrived at work and went to the front desk to sign in. There was a time when I covered the front desk when she took her breaks and went to lunch. During the pandemic she always made sure to wipe down everything at the front desk when I went up there to relieve her. When I took my breaks and walked around the building, I would occasionally stop and talk with her for a few minutes. I once had a very nice conversation with her and Jess, the HR director. She was truly a great coworker. May she rest in peace.
Lawanna Melton (co-worker) left a message on December 27, 2022:
I didn't know Christine long, about 2 yrs. She was friendly and approachable. Going to miss hearing her say when leaving work, "see you tomorrow, LORD willing and the creek don't rise".
Joni left a message on December 27, 2022:
I will cherish your friendship forever. Thank you for being such a great friend.
Geisen Funeral Home left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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