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Mark W Trgovich

November 19, 1922 ~ June 20, 2020 (age 97)


Mark W. Trgovich, 97 of Highland passed away at his home on June 20, 2020.  Born on November 19, 1922. Survived by children Judi (Steve) Paloncy, Joanne (Roger) Adank, grandchildren Kristin (Savan) Patel, Kathryn Ward, Michael Paloncy (fiance Amy Shahan), Kimberly (Mark) Bevier, Megan Trgovich, great grandchildren Paul and Ella Ward and Grayson Patel, brother John Trgovich and sister in laws Mary Klobucar and Barbara Trgovich, numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by his parents Nikola and Ljuba Trgovich, wife Elizabeth, daughter Marybeth, brothers Pete, Nick, sister Ann and numerous brother and sister in laws.

A WWII veteran, Mark served proudly in the 4th Cavalry Division of the US Army.  He was active for years as the Quartermaster of the Highland VFW Post 1109, served on the Board of Directors for the Regional Federal Credit Union and as treasurer for the parent's group of ARC Bridges. Mark retired from E.I. DuPont in East Chicago in 1984.

Mark loved golf, the Green Bay Packers and Domino’s Pizza.  In recent years he enjoyed gifting visitors with a personalized pen with his favorite sayings of "Enjoy Each Day" or "You Made My Day." Mark was devoted to his family, especially Marybeth (his sweetie).

Special thanks to the Transitions group of Hospice of the Calumet Area, Dr. Jose Agusti and staff of Tumi Medical, homebound nurse Christine and most especially his loving caregiver Stella. 

A mass of Christian burial will be held on Thursday, June 25 at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Grace Church 3025 Highway Ave. Highland, followed by burial at St. John/St. Joseph Cemetery 1547 167th Street, Hammond, Indiana.

Donations may be made in Mark's honor to the SHARE Foundation P.O. Box 400 Rolling Prairie, IN, 46371.


Funeral Mass
June 25, 2020

10:30 AM
Our Lady of Grace Church
3025 Highway Ave
Highland, IN 46322

Interment following funeral service
June 25, 2020

St John St Joseph Cemetery
1547 - 167th Ave
Hammond, IN 46320


The SHARE Foundation
PO Box 400, Rolling Prairie IN 46371
Tel: 1-219-778-2585

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