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“Poppy, I am going to miss you dearly. I wish I could go back and relive all the memories I had with you ❤ I hope you are looking down at me...Read More »
1 of 58 | Posted by: Alyssa A - Merrillville, IN

“He will be missed by me as he was a friend from early childhood. God bless you, Tony. ”
2 of 58 | Posted by: Joe Sabocik - Hobart

“Our Hearts are with all of you. You have been a very important part of our family since I can remember. Our families shared so much together,...Read More »
3 of 58 | Posted by: Linda Cifaldi Robinson - AR

“Devastated and saddened to my soul when my father Alan Havens told me of Tony's passing.For generations Tony's family has always been there for my...Read More »
4 of 58 | Posted by: Christine Havens - Krone - FL

“MY BELATED CONDOLENCES. PANCHO PANCHEFF KIMBERLING CITY,MOTHANKS TO ALL THE RENDINA FAMILY FOR HELPING WITH MY PARENTS IVAN & MARIA PANCHEFF. ”
5 of 58 | Posted by: A friend

“Heaven has gained another Angel. Tony sure has his wings by now.I was very sad when I learned of Tony's passing. He was a good and caring man and...Read More »
6 of 58 | Posted by: Rose Ann Colon - Merrillville, IN

“I share in the sorrow with the Rendina family as God has called home one of the best. Tony has helped my family immensely over the years and left us...Read More »
7 of 58 | Posted by: Linda Lagenoek - Austin, MN

“Dear Tony III, Uncle Romeo and Uncle Vince, I am so very sorry for your loss. Tony and I worked together in the early '70s at the "J". He was so...Read More »
8 of 58 | Posted by: Cathy Carson - Lake Station, IN

“Dear Tone (III) and Rendina Family,May God wrap his loving and healing arms around each of you during this journey in your lives. Treasure the...Read More »
9 of 58 | Posted by: Beverly Young-Nelson - Valparaiso, IN

“With heartfelt sympathy, and many prayers for Romeo and the entire Rendina family. Tony was a good man from a great family. Dating back to the...Read More »
10 of 58 | Posted by: Joseph Novotny - Plano, TX

“My deep and sincere condolences to the Rendina family. My family knew Tony from Brunswick and later when we lived in the Horace Mann area, he came to...Read More »
11 of 58 | Posted by: Thomas Swisher - Dowagiac, MI

“The Rendina Brothers were there for my family since 1963. We have never witness so much caring in our times of grief as they demonstrated. Our...Read More »
12 of 58 | Posted by: EMMA Sanchez - SAN Antonio, TX

“Our deepest sympathy to the Rendina family. Tony was a good helpful person in many ways. Tom & Mary Lopez ”
13 of 58 | Posted by: A friend

“Our heartfelt wishes and healing thoughts to the Rendina family. Tony was very kind to us throughout the years. We will always remember the great...Read More »
14 of 58 | Posted by: Ed, Jeanette, & Don Krol & family - IN

“Rest in peace Tony.BOB NOVORITA ”
15 of 58 | Posted by: A friend

“So saddened by his passing. Thank you for taking great care of my family during the darkest days of our lives. Much respect the Oliver Family ”
16 of 58 | Posted by: Pamela Oliver-Perez - Gary, IN

“So saddened by his passing. Thank you for taking great care of my family during the darkest days of our lives. Much respect the Oliver Family ”
17 of 58 | Posted by: Pamela Oliver-Perez - Gary, IN

“Vince,Romeo,Beth,Tony and the entire Rendina family,I sincerely offer my deepest condolences to each of you on the passing of Tony. He was always a...Read More »
18 of 58 | Posted by: Paul Seitzinger - Indianapolis, IN

“Tony and his brothers were the most generous people for funeral arrangments for grandfather, Rosalino Franizitta; mother, Shirley Franzitta; my...Read More »
19 of 58 | Posted by: Betty Franzitta Villareal - IN

“Deepest Sympathies to the Rendina family, Tony was a great guy and fellow funeral director and will be sadly missed. ”
20 of 58 | Posted by: Ronald Reed - Golden Valley, AZ

“So sorry for your loss. He was a very nice person. I don't know what I would have done without his help for my mom, dad and son. He always had the...Read More »
21 of 58 | Posted by: Anthony and Lisa Farler - IN

“\Sorry for your loss Tony was always a part of St Stephens ”
22 of 58 | Posted by: Nancy fryer

“Sincere sympathy to the entire Rendina family. I worked at Gary Works in conjunction with the EJE. I saw and spoke with Tony on a daily basis. ...Read More »
23 of 58 | Posted by: Rose Anne Ziulkowski - Portage, IN

“He was a true and loyal friend. He will be truly missed as I am sure many are saddned about this great loss. ”
24 of 58 | Posted by: Clarence&Bessie Thomas sr. - IN

“I am deeply saddened by the news of the loss of Tony. I pray that God will grant you strength needed through this moment in your life. My most...Read More »
25 of 58 | Posted by: Kimberly Dunajski-Kusza - Hebron, IN

“My deepest sympathies for your loss, May the God of all comfort bring your family peace . Romans 12:12 ”
26 of 58 | Posted by: A friend

“Tony, Beth & families of Tony Rendina Jr.: I Remember Rendinas Funeral Home when they were on Clark Rd. in Gary. I especially remember Tony, Vince...Read More »
27 of 58 | Posted by: Susan Avina - East Chicago

“To the entire Rendina Family, I am so sorry for your loss. Tony was a kind and caring person at all times. May he rest in peace. ”
28 of 58 | Posted by: Josephine Glorioso - Wanatah, IN

“To Tony & Family. My deepest sympathy and condolences to the loss of your dad. Mr. Rendina was so comforting when I lost my father In Law and my...Read More »
29 of 58 | Posted by: Joe,Kathy,Steven Bernacet - IN

“I am so sorry for you loss. I knew your Dad a long time ago when my sons father Ernie Kish worked at the funeral home. He was an awesome man like...Read More »
30 of 58 | Posted by: A friend

“I am so sorry for the loss of Tony. My mother Anna Lee Crawford was one of the 1st to be at Rendina's in 1961. My dad was Ralph Crawford who passed...Read More »
31 of 58 | Posted by: Collette Crawford - Miamisburg, OH

“My husband and I have known Tony for years. He, from working with Tony on the "J" and I from using the Rendina Funeral services for both my mom and...Read More »
32 of 58 | Posted by: Dorothy and Jerry Bishop - Hobart, IN

“Tony was a good friend of my father's and helped our family when my father passed. Tony was a good man and will be missed by my mother and I. ”
33 of 58 | Posted by: Mary Champ - Merrillville, IN

“In respect, we are saddened but express thanks for having known the Rendina Family. Condolences, to all family members. Being a past neighbor of the...Read More »
34 of 58 | Posted by: John Cabrera

“Tony I am so sorry for your loss. Your dad was a wonderful man. My fondest memories of him were Christmas at your house and the weekend visits to...Read More »
35 of 58 | Posted by: Jan Targett - IN

“Heaven has gained another Angel.I was very sad when I learned of Tony's passing. He was a good and caring man and will be missed by all that knew...Read More »
36 of 58 | Posted by: A friend

“The Rendina Family has been an institution to the many many of us that grew up in Brunswick. Tony and the rest of the family have at on time or...Read More »
37 of 58 | Posted by: Sharon Carpenter - Griffith, IN

“Mr. Rendina will always be considered a HERO for serving our country. Thank you Sir and May God hold you in the palms of his hands. Rest in Peace ”
38 of 58 | Posted by: A friend

“The Rendina family has been a cherished part of my life and of my siblings, Jane and Jerry, all classmates from Holy Angels and Horace Mann so many...Read More »
39 of 58 | Posted by: Paul Davis - Palm Springs, CA

“Beth, Tony and the entire Rendina Family,I'm deeply sorry for the loss of Uncle Tony. My prayers and condolences to the whole family. Uncle Tony...Read More »
40 of 58 | Posted by: Roger Schaetzel - Land O' Lakes, FL

“So Sorry for your loss, he was like an uncle to me as well ”
41 of 58 | Posted by: Mike Peters - Oviedo, FL

“Rendina Family,My parents knew Tony back in the day.Sincere sympathy and may the angels take him into paradise.May he rest in God's peace.Molly Nowak...Read More »
42 of 58 | Posted by: melissa rodriguez - orlando, FL

“My deepest condolence go out to the entire Rendina family. May God bring comfort to you all during this time of sorrow. Bless you all. ”
43 of 58 | Posted by: Kimberly Henderson - Indianapolis, IN


44 of 58 | Posted by: Kimberly Henderson - Indianapolis, IN

“Love & prayers for all of you! Tony was a great help with his knowledge and humor making our losses a lot easier in time of grief...the Rendinas will...Read More »
45 of 58 | Posted by: Kathryn Eucce - Kouts, IN

“To the Rendina Family sorry for your loss your dad was a very good man he took very good care of our family when we lost our dad and brother the...Read More »
46 of 58 | Posted by: Irene Perez) Munoz - MERRILLVILLE, IN

“Dear Rendina family, I am so sorry to hear that Tony has passed. He was a great friend to my father and many more. May he be at peace in heaven...Read More »
47 of 58 | Posted by: Sue Guilfoyle - Dyer, IN

“DEEPEST SYMPATHY FROM ED AND JEANETTE ZOLPER ”
48 of 58 | Posted by: ED ZOLPER - LOWELL, IN

“Our sincere condolences to the Rendina Family. Tony and his brothers were always there for our Family, particularly in times of grief. Tony's...Read More »
49 of 58 | Posted by: Dan McDevitt - Schererville, IN

“DEEPEST CONDOLENCES TO OUR FORMER NEIGHBORS AND FRIENDS!!!!!DIANNA ERDELAC AND FAMILYRIVERVIEW FLORIDA ”
50 of 58 | Posted by: A friend

“Tony, along with his brothers and sisters set the example of true family values. It makes me proud to be a small part of the family. My profound...Read More »
51 of 58 | Posted by: Greg Fasano - Sun City, AZ

“Tony was truly a dedicated employee to his business and he made everyone welcome. May you rest in peace. ”
52 of 58 | Posted by: Christina Kalina - Hobart, IN

“WE HAVE LOSS A GREAT FRIEND AND COMMUNITY LEADER,AND A FAMILY MAN,PROUD OF HIS ITALIANHERITAGE. WE WILL FOREVER THANK THE RENDINAS FOR THEIR SUPPORT...Read More »
53 of 58 | Posted by: BOB FALCONE

“We are deeply saddened that Tony passed away. He was a good friend to us & to many who knew him. Always quietly worked behind the scenes to help...Read More »
54 of 58 | Posted by: John & Mitzie Miller - IN

“Vince, Romeo, Tony, Beth & families: Tony was a true friend and will be missed by all who knew him. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your...Read More »
55 of 58 | Posted by: Barb & Al Wirtes - HOBE SOUND, FL

“Our deepest condolences from the Equihua Family. ”
56 of 58 | Posted by: Lori/Dee Equihua - Merrillville, IN

“Tony was a good friend of mine as were and are all of his brothers. I would often stop by the funeral home and sit and chat in the office. How I will...Read More »
57 of 58 | Posted by: fred Garrard - Griffith

“We are sending our deepest sympathy to your Family. God Bless you Mr. Rendina. Love to your Family, Cindy and Joe Mele. ”
58 of 58 | Posted by: Joseph Mele - Crown Point, IN


ANTHONY S. "TONY" RENDINA JR of Merrillville, IN died August 19, 2017 at the age of 85. He was a licensed funeral director in Indiana for 62 years. He owned and operated the Rendina Funeral Home in Gary with his brothers, Romeo and Vince, for the past 53 years. He served as president of the Indiana Funeral Directors Association.