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Under the leadership of Carrie Evans (funeral home supervisor), Calumet Park Funeral Chapel in Merrillville sponsored its 13th Annual Angel Tree Lighting Ceremony on Saturday, December 2. Along with her team of Raquel Santos, Teresa Dille, Greg Schafer, Marcia Ochoa, Sandy Ferris, Matt Hahn, Marilyn Kligler, Mike Poweska, Mileva Savich, Richard Stake, Rick Kalk, and Barb F. planned and executed a wonderful event. Other participants were Kim Jones, Paul Vogel, Brant Vogel, Renee Wilson, Carolyn Moore, Sara and Matt Courtney, and the Merrillville H.S. Choral group.
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Thank you to all who attended this beautiful ceremony to honor those who have passed away and thanks to all those involved in the planning and perfectly executed service to the community. Please remember that the birth of Jesus is the reason for the season and have a happy and healthy Christmas holiday.
For information on future events, call 219-769-8803.
Rendina Funeral Home, an affiliate of Calumet Park Cemetery, held its 3rd Annual Angel Tree Lighting Ceremony on Novembeer 30, 2017. Lead by Funeral Home Supervisor, Michelle Hanrahan, the event was appreciated by all in attendance. Approximately 60 guests enjoyed live music from Brant Vogel and Harpest Renee Wilson. Michelle’s team of Greg Schafer, Teresa Dille and Marcia Ochoa worked hard to ensure that all guests would be comforted as they placed their angels upon the tree. Paul Vogel offered and inspirational message for the holiday. After the lights were lit, comfort finger food and sweet treats were shared as people enjoyed fellowship and good cheer. If you missed the tree lighting, you may attend the Calumet Park Funeral Chapel Angel Tree lighting on Saturday, December 2. Call 736-5840 for details. Merry Christmas to all.
View is looking west with the beautiful sunset as a wonderful backdrop to the original mausoleum at Calumet Park Cemetery in Merrillville..
A reminder that the Angel Tree Lighting ceremonies at Rendina will be this Thursday at 6:00 p.m., November 30 and for Calumet Park Funeral Chapel at 4:00 on Saturday, December 2.
Call for directions: 980-1141 for Rendina and 736-5940 for Calumet Park funeral Chapel.
This year’s ceremony hits close to home as two of our own passed away recently. Tony Rendina (former owner of Rendina Funeral Home) and Paul Vogel (shown above, CEO of Calumet Park Cemetery, Funeral Chapels and Rendina Funeral Home) were both proud veterans and both were active in support of all veterans over the years. The Veterans Day tribute is a way to say a collective thank you to all the veterans and their families for their contributions to keeping this country safe and free. Thanks to all veterans from Calumet Park. For information or directions, call 769-8803.
First annual Fall Festival a huge success at Calumet Park Funeral Chapel on County Line Road in Hobart just north of County Line Orchard. More pics added.
Calumet Park Funeral Chapel in Hobart on Country Line Road held its first annual Trunk or Treat Fall Festival on October 21. Free pumpkins, face painting, games, prizes, hot dogs, drinks and popcorn (provided thanks to IMAX in Portage), and 15 local business with open trunks for trick or treating made for a wonderful couple of hours. A great time was had by all who worked to make it a success and for those who came for the fun. A special thanks to Violet de la Torre-Corona and Mike Poweska for organizing the event and to Bethany Music for providing all the pics shown below. Misti Ferkull and Sandy Ferris greeted everyone at the check in table and students from Portage High School and Crown Point High School helped with the games. A number of other CPC employees worked hard to ensure that great memories could be made including Matt Hahn, Michelle Hanrahan, Rob Vogel, Marcia Ochoa, Emily Dominguez, Kim Jones, Raquel Santos, and Brant Vogel. See you all next year. (hopefully I did not leave anyone off who worked to make this a great day) Click on any pic to enlarge for better viewing.
Once again, thanks for coming. If you would like a tour of the newly remodeled funeral home, call Violet (speaks Spanish) or Mike at 219-940-3791 or stop in any time.
Thanks to all who worked so hard to make this annual fall event a success. To all the families and kiddies, hope you had a great time. If you missed this year’s event in Merrillville, mark your calendars for our second Fall Festival on October 21. It will be at our newest funeral home on County Line Road just north of the County Line Orchard in Hobart/Portage. There will be a Trunk and Treat as part of this event so come at 11:00 am and stay for the whole two hours. There is no cost and it is guaranteed to be a fun couple of hours building memories with your wee ones. The Apple Orchard is tons of fun but Calumet Park Funeral Chapel in Hobart will offer free pumpkins for painting, refreshments, games and safe trunk or treating. Call 219-940-3791 for directions and details. A special thanks goes out to Bethany Music for providing the photos in this post.
On the morning of September 28, 2017 Paul Vogel passed away. Paul was the CEO of Calumet Park Cemetery and Funeral Chapels in Merrillville and in Hobart and Rendina Funeral Home. Paul will always be in the hearts of anyone who ever had the pleasure to meet him. He was a truly great patriot and was dedicated to any veteran-related clause. More info and details of his funeral will be forthcoming.
Go to calumetparkcemetery.com for obituary and funeral scheduling details.
Calumet Park Funeral Chapel and Rendina Funeral Home to sponsor annual Fall Festival on the grounds of Calumet Park Funeral Chapel…..
Time: 11:00am- 1:00pm
Where: Calumet Park Funeral Chapel, 1/2 mile north of Route 30 on Taft in Merrillville
Activities: hayrides, pumpkin and face painting, games, refreshments and more
Bring the kids and have a great time of memory building. Fun for all ages.
For info and directions, call 219-736-5840
Time: 11:00am – 1:00pm
Place: Calumet Park Funeral Chapel just north of County Line Orchard in Hobart
Activities: pumpkin painting, face painting, games, truck or treat and refreshments
Price of admission: Free – compliments of Calumet Park
Invite your friends and come for a couple of hours of pure fun. Create some memories that will last a lifetime.
Call 219-940-3791 for details and directions.