BRIAN J. SVETANOFF VALPARAISO, IN Brian J. Svetanoff, age 51, of Valparaiso passed away Sunday, April 4, 2011. He was an accountant for Svetanoff & Associates for many years. A lifetime member of B.P.O.E. Hobart Lodge 1152, Merrillville Babe Ruth as treasurer, manager and league council. Preceded in death by parents of both families; sister, Christine; two brothers-in-law: David Kostell and Thomas Grimes. Survived by wife, Jeaninne; son, Ryan; daughter, Rachel Svetanoff; five brothers: Edward (Diane), Michael (Mary Ann), Richard (JoAnne), his twin, A.J. (Vicki), and Pete (Clare) Svetanoff; two sisters: Ceres Kostell and Cathy Basham; brother-in-law, Pat (Jane) Petrovich; sister-in-law, Kathy Grimes; and many nieces and nephews. Friends may visit from 2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Friday at Rendina Funeral Home, 5100 Cleveland St., Merrillville. Rosary, 4:00 p.m. Friday. Elks service, 7:00 p.m. Friday. Funeral service, 10:15 a.m. Saturday at the Funeral Home, 11:00 a.m. at St. Stephen Martyr Church for Mass of Christian burial with Rev. Michael Maginot officiating. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family's choice.
Published in The Times from April 7 to April 8, 2011