Michael Zarych
1949 - 2020
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age 70 was called by God to come home on Thursday April 9, 2020. He was born June 16, 1949 in Gary, IN to the late Edward Sr. and Margaret Zarych. He was the fourth of six children to be born. After graduating from Gary Edison High School he served our country in the U. S. Marine Corps until being honorably discharged. He was employed at USX Corp. for 31 years. He loved staying busy so much that he worked twenty more years as a Security Officer. Michael loved his family and his greatest joy was fishing and watching the Cubs. Michael is preceded in death by his parents, Brother Paul Zarych and Sister Jeannie Zarych. Michael is survived by his beautiful wife Joanne Zarych of 23 years of Merrillville, IN; four daughters Elizabeth (Jason) Tyler of Ooltewah, TN, Corrine (Lonta) Ash, Josephine Wheeler and Catherine Alexander all of Merrillville, IN; son JaMawn (Lakeisha) Wheeler of Lynwood, IL; grandchildren Kwame, Logan, Autumn, JoRale, Corrin, Madison, LaVonta, Diamond, Christian, Kevin Jr., and JaMawn Jr.; great grandchildren Oliver and Kennedi; sisters JoAnne Adamoski of Highland, IN, Margaret (Larry) Bilsby of FL; brother Edward Zarych Jr., of Chesterton, IN and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. There will be a private service held for the family.



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Published in Post-Tribune on Apr. 12, 2020.
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April 14, 2020
Mikey was my brother. Goofy smiles, loved to laugh . . . mostly at himself. Larry and I still feeling like this is not real. Our prayers are with him and his beautiful family. Love to you all.
Margaret (Zarych) Bilby
Sister
April 12, 2020
Margaret and family. So sorry to hear about your brother. I went to school with you and JoAnne. Find comfort in Jesus Christ. Susie Peterson Wren
April 12, 2020
You have my condolences,may God continue to keep you during this grieving time. I'll continue to pray for you and your family.
Henry Richardson
April 12, 2020
Monica Williams-Sutton
April 12, 2020
To the entire family of Michael Zarych,

On behalf of the Gary Edison "BLAZERS" Alumni community, I extend our condolences to all of you.

Michael was our classmate at Gary Edison High School. May his soul, through the Mercy of God, rest in Peace.

Sincerely and fraternally,

Anthony G (Tony) Dunn
Gary Edison Class of 1968 Vice President
April 12, 2020
God has a beautiful Angel my dad Mike!
Josephine Wheeler
April 12, 2020
Josephine Wheeler
April 12, 2020
Josephine Wheeler
April 12, 2020
Josephine Wheeler
April 12, 2020
Josephine Wheeler
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