Theodore VESA, Sr.

Male 1914 - 2002  (87 years)


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  • Name Theodore VESA  [1
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 15 Nov 1914  Homorog, Bihor, Romania Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 21 Aug 1920  Sailed from Le Havre, aboard the ship S.S. La Savoie Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Immigration 30 Aug 1920  Settled in New Castle, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1930  Living with parents in New Castle, Lawrence Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Address 1948  1321 Van Buren St., Gary, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Education Graduate of Coyne Electrical School in Chicago, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Occupation 2002  Electrician at U.S. Steel Gary Works Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Religion Member of Bethel Baptist Church Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 14 Feb 2002  Merrillville, Lake Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Buried 18 Feb 2002  Calumet Park Cemetery, Merrillville, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Notes 


    • Theodore Vesa Sr.
      Merrillville, IN

      Theodore Vesa Sr., age 87, of Merrillville, IN passed away Thursday, February 14, 2002. He was a retired electrician at U.S. Steel Gary Works and a member of Bethel Baptist Church. Ted was born November 15, 1914, in Homorog, Romania and came to America on August 30, 1920, settling in New Castle, PA. He was a graduate of Coyne Electrical School in Chicago, IL. Ted married Sylvia Chuch on September 7, 1940. He was preceded in death by his Wife, Sylvia; Parents, Gabriel and Katy Vesa; and two Sisters, Mary (late Joe) Sabo; and Eva Vesa.

      He is survived by four children: Carol Vesa of Merrillville, IN; Ted (Janet) Vesa of Columbia City, IN; Tim (Beth) Vesa of Crown Point, IN; and Dave (Patti) Vesa of Mesquite, TX.

      Funeral services will be held Monday, February 18, 2002, at 11:00am at Geisen Funeral Home, 7905, Broadway, Merrillville, IN.

      Rev. Marvin B. Troyer officiating.

      Burial to follow at Calumet Park Cemetery, Merrillville, IN.

      Friends may call at the Geisen Funeral Home on Sunday from 2:00pm to 8:00pm.
    Person ID I58464  Main Tree
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2016 

    Father Gabriel VESA,   b. 8 Nov 1885, Romania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1959, Westville, LaPorte County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Katie BETAS,   b. 15 Dec 1892, Romania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1964, Gary, Lake Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married Abt 1902  Romania Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F10418  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sylvia Margerite CHUCH,   b. 05 Aug 1918, Gary, Lake County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1996, Merrillville, Lake Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 07 Sep 1940  [3
    Children 
     1. Carol A. VESA,   b. 19 Dec 1941, Gary, Lake County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 2004, Merrillville, Lake County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)  [Birth]
     2. Theodore VESA, Jr.  [Natural]
     3. Timothy Gabriel VESA,   b. 21 May 1951, Gary, Lake County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 2004, Crown Point, Lake County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)  [Birth]
     4. David Alan VESA
    Family ID F01691  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Nov 1914 - Homorog, Bihor, Romania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAddress - 1948 - 1321 Van Buren St., Gary, Indiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - - Graduate of Coyne Electrical School in Chicago, Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - 2002 - Electrician at U.S. Steel Gary Works Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Feb 2002 - Merrillville, Lake Co., Indiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 18 Feb 2002 - Calumet Park Cemetery, Merrillville, Indiana Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S02902] Personal Information from Andrew A. Chuch.

    2. [S01818] Ancestry.com: Social Security Death Index.

    3. [S02859] Obituary Notice for Theodore Vesa.

    4. [S8730] Death Certificate for Theodore Vesa Sr.

    5. [S01811] Ancestry.com: New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957.

    6. [S01553] 1930 Census New Castle, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania.

    7. [S03877] Ancestry.com: 1948 - Polk's City Gary (Lake County, Ind) Directory.