In memory of
John George Macinga
JOHN GEORGE MACINGA CROWN POINT, IN John George Macinga age 88, was welcomed home by our Lord on Monday, February 13, 2017. He is survived by his wife of 67 years Irene, his son Kenneth (Zoraida) Macinga of Texas and his daughter Carol Macinga. Preceded in death by his parents: George and Dorothy Macinga and sister, Kathleen Uzelac. John George Macinga was born March 8, 1928 to George and Dorthy Macinga in Gary, IN. He graduated from Froebel High School in 1947. He fulfilled a passion for music by playing saxophone in a local group specializing in big band dance music. John fell in love with Irene Ann Toth and they were married on August 19, 1950. He defended our country in the Korean War as a member of the United States Army, attaining the rank of Sargent. He served in the army through 1953. He followed his military career taking work at U.S. Steel where he supported his family until his retirement in 1985. John had the desire to run his own firm and operated a painting business. He also honed in on his woodworking skills, creating a multitude of projects and creations. Private funeral services will be held by the family. Interment Calumet Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Multiple Sclerosis Fund would be appreciated. www.ca lumetparkfuneral chapel.com
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