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John P. Nolan (January 23, 1954 – October 12, 2020)

John P. Nolan, 66, of Chicago, IL passed away surrounded by his family on October 12, 2020. He is survived by his wife of 43 years; Marianne (nee Litz), Children; Nicole (Matthew) Dixon, and John (Sarah) Nolan, Grandchildren; Zachery, Alexander, Dominic, and Vincent, Sister; Johnetta Nolan, numerous nieces and nephews, and his beloved dog; Teddy. Preceded in death by his parents; John and Susan Nolan. John was an avid car lover who enjoyed building model cars in his spare time and deeply cherished his 1950 Oldsmobile. He especially enjoyed nights

Edward C. Erbe Jr. (August 23, 1941 – October 2, 2020)

Edward C. Erbe Jr., age 79, of Hobart, IN formerly of Crown Point, IN passed away Friday, October 2, 2020. He graduated from Hobart High School, class of 1959, and retired from Nipsco with 35 years of service. Survived by his wife of 48 years, Laura J. Erbe (nee Popaditch) Preceded in death by his Father; Edward, Mother; Julia and brother; Donald. Edward was an avid Cubs, Bears, Blackhawks and IU fan. Per his wishes, he will be cremated and there will be no services. He was loved and will

Bennie B. Powell (April 11, 1951 – September 21, 2020)

It is with profound sadness that the family of Bennie Powell announce his passing on September 21, 2020 at the age of 69. Bennie was hardworking, strong, loving and gentle. He was a very traditional and simple man. He loved his family and was deeply devoted to his wife and three children.Family was of the utmost importance to him and as long as he was with them, he was happy. Bennie is survived by his children; Bennie Jr, Jonathan (Patricia), and Melissa. He is also survived by his three sisters;

Mary Smar (November 22, 1930 – September 22, 2020)

Mary Smar was called home on September 22, 2020. She was preceded in death by her parents, Anna and Nick Baran, three brothers, Nick Jr., John and Mike. Also preceded in death by her husband Joe and son Michael. Mary enjoyed her job at Illinois Bell, Indiana Bell, and later retired from Inland Steel as a PBX operator. Mary is survived by her three loving daughters, Donna (Steve) Faulkner, Diane (Gary) Spain, and Jeanne (David) Lund. She was further blessed with her grandchildren, Zander, Nikko, Julie, Jessica, Katie, Jeff, Jack

Donald Gene Moore (June 21, 1945 – September 21, 2020)

Don Moore, 75 of Griffith, IN passed away peacefully at home with his loving wife (Diane) by his side Sept. 21, 2020. Don was born in Baltimore MD, June 21, 1945 to Ralph and Hazel Moore. Don was a Vietnam veteran and a mechanic at Inland Steel (Arcelor Mitral). He retired in 2016. He enjoyed riding his Harley and tinkering with anything mechanical. He married Diane Tibbs in 1979. He is survived by his wife, stepson Billy Smith of lL, grand son Noah Smith of IL, brothers Larry and Terry