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George M. Mihalich "Marty"

July 24, 1945 ~ November 5, 2017 (age 72)
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George M. Mihalich "Marty", age 72, of Hammond, Indiana passed away peacefully on November 5, 2017. He is survived by his beloved wife of 50 years, Janice Sobilo; cherished son: Robert (Stephanie) Mihalich; adored grandchildren: Jessica, Courtney, Brittney and James Carlisle, Brianna and Alexis Mihalich; 4 precious great-granddaughters; dear brothers and sisters: Richard (Crystal) Mihalich, Mary (Hector) Ortiz, Robert (Joyce) Mihalich, Kathleen (Ronald) Grzych, Nicholas Mihalich, Paul (Beth) Mihalich, David Mihalich, Joanne Mihalich and James (Amy) Mihalich; numerous special nieces and nephews; and devoted lifetime friend, J. Paul Kotvasz. George was preceded in death by his daughter Lisa Mihalich; sister Frances Mihalich; parents George and Margaret Mihalich.

Marty devoted his life to God, country, family and community. He honorably served in the United States Navy for 22 years, was a Vietnam Veteran and retired as a Chief Petty Officer. He received the 1980 Outstanding Naval Enlisted Reservist Award nationwide, served as a Eucharistic Minister at St. Margaret Mercy Hospital for 10 years, was a Cub Scout Master, Pack 258, was an entrepreneur and retired from LTV Steel with 30 years of service as an electronics repairman.

A Memorial Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at St. Casimir Church: 4340 S Johnson Ave, Hammond, IN 46327. Family and friends are invited to gather from 9-11 a.m. at the church. 

His family would like to thank Harbor Light Hospice for their loving care. Please visit castlehillfuneralhome.com for online guestbook.

 

 


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