• "Cheryl and family: So sorry to hear about your mom. ..."
    - Michele Hirchak
  • "So sorry for your loss. My condolences to your family."
    - Tracy Jeremiah
  • "Oh my Auntie. ❤ My heart is broken and I just cant..."
    - Kellie Ballah
  • "Many special memories with Paulette; middle school..."
    - Gayle Andrews
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    - Philip Kellar

Paulette Mahaffey (nee Minder) VALPARAISO, IN - Paulette Mahaffey (nee Minder), age 72, of Valparaiso, passed away on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at Methodist Hospital Southlake Campus. Paulette is survived by her husband Robert; four children: Charles (Patti) Mahaffey, Mark (Debbi) Mahaffey, Cheryl (Rick Farias) Hescher all of Valparaiso and David (Dawn) Mahaffey of Chesterton; 13 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sister, Dorothy (Philip Kellar) Forbes. She was preceded in death by her siblings: Betty Gamble, Sheila Minder, Sharron Murdock, Bobby Minder and Linda Sewell-Sweet. Paulette spent her life managing her family's laundromat businesses throughout N.W. Indiana. She loved being with her family, and enjoyed life to its fullest. Paulette was once caught riding the rooster in front of the Red Rooster Restaurant in Hobart. Visitation will be held on Sunday, May 20, 2018 at GEISEN FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES, 7905 Broadway, Merrillville, IN 46410 from 12:00 Noon to 6:00 PM. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, May 21, 2018 at GEISEN FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES - MERRILLVILLE, IN at 11:00 AM with Pastor John Allen officiating. Interment to follow at Calumet Park Cemetery in Merrillville, IN. To view directions and sign Paulette's online guestbook visit: (219) 769-3322


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Published in The Times on May 18, 2018