Julia J. “Jay” Saliga Pukac (nee Dedinsky) age 98 of Tucson, Arizona, formerly of Whiting, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 25, 2020 in Tucson. She was the beloved wife of the late Andrew Saliga and Michael Pukac. She is survived by two children, Andrew Saliga and Susan Vavrek.
A private interment service was held on Thursday, May 7, 2020 at St. John Cemetery, Hammond, with the Rev. Msgr. Joseph Semancik officiating. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Baran funeral Home, 1235-119th St., Whiting.
Jay Pukac was born on February 26, 1922 in Whiting, Indiana to Stephen and Katarina Dedinsky and has resided in Arizona for the past 37 years. She was a graduate of George Rogers Clark High School and was a former member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Whiting. Jay was a retiree of the former American Trust & Savings Bank (Travel Dept.) with many years of service. (219) 659-4400.
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