JAMES P. SIRBEK "PAT" HAMMOND, IN James P. Sirbek, age 54, of Hammond, passed away Friday December 7, 2012. He is survived by his children: James M., Margaret N. and Timothy G. Sirbek; brother, Rex Sirbek; niece, Kristyn Sirbek; and best friend, David Schuster. Preceded in death by his parents. Visitation will be Wednesday December 12, 2012 from 4:00-8:00 PM at the Solan Pruzin Funeral Home & Crematory 7109 Calumet Ave., Hammond. Cremation at Solan Pruzin to follow. Masonic service Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. James was a member of the Whiting Masonic Lodge #613 and currently employed as a welder at Rubicon. He enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family.