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Joseph F. Marra

Friday, February 18, 2005

Joseph F. Marra, 86, of Dugger, passed away at 10:20 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2005 at the Glenburn Nursing Home in Linton.

Born June 10, 1918 in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was the son of John and Angela Marra.

He was a Navy veteran, had retired from U.S. Steel in Gary and was a member of the Church of Christ in Linton.

Survivors include: two sons, Russell C. Marra and Dan Marra, both of Valparaiso; a brother Ben Marra and a sister Angela, both of Brooklyn N.Y.; and two grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Lodeema M. Blake Marra, who passed away in 2002, and a sister Connie.

Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday at Newkirk's Funeral Home in Dugger with the Rev. Jerry Carmichael officiating. Burial will be in Dugger Cemetery.

Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.