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December 30, 1933 ~ November 14, 2022 (age 88) 88 Years Old
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Jerome Wozniewski, age 88, of Schererville, IN, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 14, 2022 surrounded by his family. He is survived by his sons Mark (Sue), Jeff, Kevin (Maria), and Brad (Tanja); and daughter Kim (Mark) Schippits; grandchildren Matt, Andrew (Ashley), Michael, Carly, Natascha (Alex) Lo, Jacob, Rita, Claire, Max, Viktoria, Nadja, and Phillip; great-grandchild Jackson; and sisters-in-law Franny Jaryszak, Joan Dike, and Linda Wozniewski. Preceding him in death were his wife of 65 years Ruth Wozniewski; parents Anthony and Clara Wozniewski; great-granddaughter Emma; and brother Jim Wozniewski.
Jerry was born in Hammond and was a lifetime resident of the Calumet Region. He was a graduate of Dyer High School. He was a Charter member of St. James Catholic Church in Highland and was active in the church. He retired from Inland Steel and owned a hardware store in Glen Park. He also volunteered as a navigator in the Indiana State Health Insurance Assistance Program and an active member of the Dyer High School 50+ club. Most of all he was a loving and caring husband, dad, grandpa, and great-grandpa.
Visitation will be held at the Hillside Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 8941 Kleinman Rd, Highland, IN on Thursday, November 17, 2022 from 4:00 to 6:00 pm. Mass of Christian burial will be at St. James Church, 9640 Kennedy Ave., Highland, IN on Friday, November 18, 2022 at 10:30. Interment will be at Chapel Lawn at 12:00pm.
For additional information, please contact Hillside Funeral Home & Cremation Center Konnie Kuiper-Michael Kuiper-Vass by calling us at 219-838-0800 or visiting us at www.hillsidefhcares.com