Peter J. Ferrari Jr., age 83 of Chesterton, passed away on March 22, 2017. He was born on July 18, 1933 in Kulpmont, PA to Peter Ferrari Sr. and Stella Ferrari. Pete married Marilyn Molesevich on September 19, 1954, who preceded him in death in 2005. On January 2, 2007, he married Joyce Kohler Ferrari, who survives in Chesterton.
Pete is survived by his children: Peter (Linda) Ferrari of Culver, IN, Debbie (Jeff) Bachman of Valparaiso, IN, and Michael (Tammy) Ferrari of Valparaiso, IN; his grandchildren: Peter Ferrari, Laura Ferrari, Curt Bachman, Nicholas Bachman, Jeffery Bachman, Makayla Ferrari, Taylor Ferrari, and Nichole Barnett; and by his four great-grandchildren: Christopher Bachman, Luke Bachman, Ellie Bachman, and Hayden Barnett.
In addition to his first wife Marilyn, Pete was preceded in death by their son Paul Ferrari, and by his brother, Cornelius Ferrari.
Pete was a longtime member of Saint Patrick Catholic Church. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus, the VFW Post 2511, and the American Legion Post 170.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, March 27, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Saint Patrick Catholic Church, 638 North Calumet Road, Chesterton, with Father James Meade officiating. Burial will follow at Chesterton Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Sunday, March 26, 2017 from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. at White-Love Funeral Home, 525 South Second Street, Chesterton, IN.
Memorial donations may be given to the Share Foundation, 6357 N 300 E, La Porte, IN 46350.
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