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Irene Elia

November 21, 1933 - April 16, 2023
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Geisen-Pruzin Funeral & Cremation Services
6360 Broadway Ave.
Merrillville, IN 46410
219-980-9070 | Map
Wednesday 4/19, 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Vigil at 5:00 PM.

Cemetery
Calumet Park Cemetery
2305 West 73rd Avenue
Merrillville, IN 46410
Thursday 4/20
Mass
Holy Martyrs Catholic Church (St. Andrew's)
801 W. 73rd Ave.
Merrillville, IN 46410
Thursday 4/20, 10:00 am

Prayers will be held at the Funeral Home at 9:30 AM prior to Mass.

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our mother, Irene Elia (89), former long time resident of Merrillville, IN. She passed away Sunday, April 16, 2023, surrounded by loved ones. Irene is survived by her children: David Elia, JoAnn (Edward) Phillips, James (Olga) Elia; seven grandchildren: Jessica Phillips (Joel Stampfl), StephanieContinue Reading

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Danny Peksenak left a message on June 24, 2023:
Oh Irene you are so beautiful. I'm so sorry I never got to know you better. Dad stopped talking to me after he married that other lady so I just never went back to Indiana. Love you and your family. See you up there soon...Danny Peksenak
Mike and Mary Ellen Kostelnik left a message on April 24, 2023:
Our deepest sympathy on your Mom's passing. We are sorry we just saw the notice. Your parents were wonderful. . ..my mom loved visiting with Irene. You will all be in my thoughts and prayers.
Robb left a message on April 19, 2023:
My sincere condolences and sincere sympathy in the loss of your mother. I am sorry I had to leave early but just know my thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Please know I ask God and all of our relatives who have passed that they greet your Mom as she approached the Gates of Heaven. I loved seeing your mom as I worked security for the Bingo Hall and would walk her to her car every night. May you cherish your memories of her and her spirit contine to live on through your heart Much Love to you all
David Elia left a message on April 19, 2023:
God Bless and Keep our Mother Irene T. Elia
Dean McPherson left a message on April 18, 2023:
To the Elia family, so very sorry for your loss, I’ve known Mrs Elia since I was a child, my mother and Irene had a friendship that lasted a least 60 yrs, they were such a tight knit group of friends which included Thursday night bowling and Fridays playing cards. I am truly saddened by the news of her passing ?
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Kevin Reich left a message on April 18, 2023:
Our thoughts and prayers for the entire Elia family.
Kelsey Yaple left a message on April 18, 2023:
My heart is heavy knowing you passed and never got the chance to meet my family. However I know you will watch over them, as you always have me, for the rest of their days.
Tina Ramage left a message on April 18, 2023:
My thoughts and prayers are with my cousins David Joanne and Jimmy and their families.
Geisen Funeral Home left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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