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Thomas Joseph Hirl

March 26, 1946 ~ January 23, 2022 (age 75)


Thomas J. Hirl, 75, passed away on Sunday, January 23, 2022, at Heritage Point, Mishawaka.

Tom was born March 26, 1946 in Mishawaka to the late Joseph L. and Marie B. (Schumacher) Hirl. He grew up in Mishawaka and was a graduate of St. Joseph Grade School in Mishawaka and St. Joseph High School in South Bend. He served his country in the US Army from 1966 to 1969.

Tom lived many years in Angola, Indiana, where he was employed in the produce department at Meijer and was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church. He enjoyed making wood crafts, making and collecting model cars, and was a Notre Dame sports fan.

Tom is survived by four brothers, Joseph (Margaret) Hirl, Francis (Carolyn) Hirl, Bernard (Mary Frances) Hirl, and Peter (Kathryn) Hirl; two sisters, Barbara (Harold) Miller and Rosemary (Bruce) Hess; and many nieces and nephews including special nephews who helped with his care, Christopher and Michael Hirl.

Tom was preceded in death by three sisters, Mary Agnes Hirl, Theresa Hirl, and Mary Ann Hirl.

The family would like to give special thanks to the staff at Heritage Point and Center for Hospice Care for their care of Tom.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 4:00 pm on Friday, February 11, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 225 S. Mill Street, Mishawaka, with Rev. Christopher Lapp officiating. Private burial will take place at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Mishawaka.

Memorials are suggested to St. Joseph Catholic Church or Center for Hospice Care.

Arrangements are under the care of Goethals & Wells Funeral Home, Mishawaka.


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Mass of Christian Burial
February 11, 2022

4:00 PM
St. Joseph Catholic Church
225 S. Mill Street
Mishawaka, IN 46544


Center for Hospice Care (Hospice Foundation)
501 Comfort Place, Mishawaka IN 46545

St. Joseph Catholic Church
220 W. 4th Street, Mishawaka IN 46544

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