Clara Marie Lovasko, 92, of Warsaw, Indiana, died on 1/25/2010 at 7:10 A.M. at Kosciusko Community Hospital. She was born on June 14, 1917 in Whiting, Indiana.
Clara was born to Joseph & Emelia (Hahn) Matlon. She resided in Warsaw, Indiana, since 1973. She was formerly of Whiting, Indiana. On October 28, 1939 she married Joseph Stephen Lovasko in Whiting, Indiana. Joseph preceded her in 1989. Clara was a homemaker. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Warsaw, Indiana. She was a former Melloaires member, Rosary Altar Society Sacred Heart and The Young at Heart Club. She was a member of the Senior Activities Center, the Kosciusko County Senior Citizens Club and the Kosciusko YMCA. She is survived by a daughter, Dottie (spouse Dennis) Marbach-Bluffton, Indiana. She is also survived by 2 sons: Dr. Joseph H. (spouse Cindy) Lovasko – St. John, Indiana; and Thomas (spouse Sue) Lovasko – Port Charolotte, Florida. Her grandchildren included Joe Lovasko – Schereville, Indiana; Jen (spouse John) Engle – Noblesville, Indiana; Denise (spouse Richard) Marbach Norris – Brooklyn, NY; David Marbach – Los Angeles, California; Vanessa (spouse Jake)Eitel – Crown Point, Indiana. She had 5 great-grandchildren: J.T., Titus, Jocelyn, Jack, and Jordyn. Clara was preceded by her husband of 50 years, 1 grandson Matt in 2001, 4 brothers, and 5 sisters.
Services will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 125 North Harrison St., Warsaw, Indiana on Friday, January 29, 2010 at 10:00 A.M. Eastern. Calling hours will be 3:00 to 7:00 pm EST at funeral home (and also one half hour prior to the Mass on Friday, January 29, 2010 at the church) on Thursday, January 28, 2010. Burial will be at Calumet Park Cemetery, Merrillville, Indiana, with a commital service at 1:00 p.m. CST.
McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel – Warsaw is in charge of arrangements. Sacred Heart Catholic Church
125 North Harrison Street
Warsaw, Indiana 46580