Thomas S. Hashu,
age 58 of Whiting, passed away Tuesday, July 4, 2017, at St. Catherine
Hospital, East Chicago.
He was the beloved
son of the late William and Lorraine (Lubeck) Hashu; loving brother of James
Hashu and Larry (Mary) Hashu both of Chesterton; cherished uncle of Nicholas
Hashu and Jessica (Will) MacLean; dear Godparents, aunt Martha Witmer and
uncle Eugene Parker; many cousins; dearest canine companion, “Toodie”.
will be held on Saturday, July 8, 2017, 9:30 a.m., at the Baran Funeral
Home, 1235-119th St., Whiting. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at
10:00 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Whiting; interment, St.
John Cemetery, Hammond.
Visitation at the
funeral home on Friday from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., with a parish wake service at
the funeral home on Friday at 4:30 p.m.
Tom Hashu was born
on December 12, 1958, and was a lifelong resident of the Whiting-Robertsdale
Community. He was a graduate of George Rogers Clark High School, Class of
1977, and a retiree of the School City of Hammond with a service of 20
years. Tom was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Whiting,
the First Catholic Slovak Ladies Association, BR. 81 and the Knights of
Columbus, Pope John XXIII Council, 1696 (prayers Friday at 6:00 p.m.) He was
an avid Chicago Bears and Cubs fan. Devoted to his family, Tom will be sadly
missed by all who knew and loved him.
In lieu of flowers,
memorials to the “Second Chance for Pets Network” or the Whiting Food
Pantry, would be appreciated.