James W. Souronis, 90, of Crown Point, IN, died Wednesday, January 11, 2023 at Methodist Hospital. He
was born June 17, 1932 in Gary, IN, the son of William and Anna Sourounis. James was a 1951 graduate
of Froebel high school, Gary, IN. He married the love of his life, Aliki Souronis on November 20, 1960 in
Gary, IN. She preceded him in death on February 8, 2022. James was employed by EJ and E Railway as a
machinist. He retired in 1993. James had a love for sports especially baseball. He was a die-hard Cubs
fan. He also coached baseball at Junedale Little League for many years, coaching many of the
neighborhood kids. Everyone he coached called him “Coach” and still called him that to this day.
Survivors include his two children, Bill (Michelle) Souronis of Valparaiso, IN and Alex Souronis of Crown
Point, IN; two granddaughters Eleni Souronis of Nashville, TN and Michaela Souronis of Valparaiso, IN
and many numerous nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank Methodist Hospital for the
care they gave to James. James was preceded by his parents William and Anna Souronis, brothers Michael and Tom (Shirley)
Souronis, sister Mary (Raymond) Dorulla, and daughter Mary Anna Souronis (infant).
Visitation will be Monday January 16, 2023 from 3pm-7pm at Calumet Park Funeral Chapel 7535 Taft
Street Merrillville, IN with a Trisagion service at 5pm.
Funeral services will be held at 10 am at Saint Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox church 8000
Maddison Street, Merrillville, IN.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church.