Mary Wojciechowski, 1920-2017

Mary L. Wojciechowski, 97, of LaPorte, Indiana, passed away Wednesday, July 26, 2017.

Mary was born April 10, 1920, in South Bend, Indiana, to John and Frances Polcyn.

Mary had worked at the Center Township Trustee’s Office. She was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church, where she had served on the funeral committee.

On November 22, 1941, Mary married John E. Wojciechowski, who preceded her in death on December 12, 2002.

Surviving are her children, Sharon Wojciechowski of LaPorte, Ruth (Ron, deceased) Stepanek of LaPorte, Marvin (Carol) Wojciechowski of Homer Glen, Illinois, Susan (Richard) Beahm of LaPorte, and Barbara (Sam, deceased) Powers of Michigan City; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three sisters.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, July 30, at Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel, LaPorte, where a parish vigil service will be held at 4:30 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, July 31, at St. Peter Catholic Church, LaPorte, with Rev. Ian Williams officiating. Burial will follow in Pine Lake Cemetery, LaPorte.

Memorial contributions may be made to SHARE Foundation with the Handicapped Inc., PO Box 400, Rolling Prairie, IN 46371; or Dunes Hospice, 4711 Evans Ave., Valparaiso, IN 46383.

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4 Responses to “Mary Wojciechowski, 1920-2017”

  1. Nancy & Charles Haverstock

    Jul 28. 2017

    Dear Sharon, Ruth, Marvin, Sue and Barbara,
    Your Mother was such a kind and caring person. I have such wonderful memories of her and have always had a special place in my heart for her. Sending our thoughts and prayers to all of you.
    Love, Nancy and Chuck

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  2. Pam and Andy Ruminski

    Jul 28. 2017

    So sorry for your loss. May peace be in your heart.

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  3. Teresa Ruminski

    Jul 30. 2017


    I’m sorry to hear about your loss and am thinking about you. May you have a wonderful celebration of her life with friends and family!

    Love, Teresa

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  4. Linda kissinger

    Oct 15. 2017

    So Sorry Sharon ,I just read of the loss of your
    Dear Mother,She was a Sweetie .May all the memories
    You hold in your heart bring you comfort Every day .
    Your Friend Linda❤️

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