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Mary Nitz (née Nowak)

October 26, 1930 ~ May 9, 2022 (age 91)


Mary (née Nowak) Nitz, 91, of Calumet City, passed away on May 9, 2022 surrounded by her children. Mary was born on October 26, 1930 to Joseph and Sophie (née Wojcik) Nowak in Calumet City, IL. Besides being a very busy mother, grandmother, & auntie she worked 27 years for The Lincoln School District. Mary met Joseph Nitz and raised 7 children: Larry, Ken, Mike (Annette), Dave, Joseph, Tom, and Peggy who was born on Mother’s Day. She also has many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and even a few great-great-grandchildren along with multitudes of neices and nephews.  

Mary was predeceased by her husband Joseph, brothers, sisters & grandchildren. Mary is survived by one brother Chester Novak.

Services will be held at Castle Hill Funeral Home: 1219 Sheffield Avenue Dyer, IN 46311 on Saturday, May 14, 2022 from 2-6 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations are being welcomed.

For service information call (219)864-0170 or visit for online guestbook.


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May 14, 2022

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Castle Hill Funeral Home, LLC.
1219 Sheffield Avenue
Dyer, IN 46311

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