JANET MARIE KOCHIS MUNSTER, IN Janet Marie Kochis, age 90, of Munster, passed away Sunday, March 18, 2012. She is survived by her daughter, Georgene (Chuck) Duncan of Munster; son, George "Rusty" (Ruth Anne) Kochis of Schererville; three grandchildren: Kimberly (Robert) McLachlan, Christopher (Michelle) Duncan, and Russell Kochis; three great grandchildren: Jensin and Carson McLachlan, and Riley Duncan; sister, Amelia Kovach of Hammond; two sisters-in-law: Mary Kochis and Florence Kochis; and many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her loving husband, George; two brothers: Wallace and Louis Tatara; and one sister, Mary James. Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 22, 2012 DIRECTLY at St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church, 500 Northgate Drive, Dyer, IN with Fr. Charles Niblick officiating. Mrs. Kochis will lie in state at the church from 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass at 10:00 a.m. At rest St. John Cemetery, Hammond. Friends may visit with the family Wednesday from 3:00-8:00 p.m. at Solan-Pruzin Funeral Home, 14 Kennedy Ave., Schererville, IN. Janet was a lifelong area resident and former member of St. John Bosco Church and Rosary Society. She retired from NuMethod Cleaners with 40 years of service. Her family, children, and grandchildren were the most important part of her life. Janet loved people and had many close and dear friends.
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Published in The Times from Mar. 20 to Mar. 21, 2012