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Larry Opat

August 11, 1961 — November 22, 2023

East Chicago

   

 

Larry Opat age 62, of East Chicago, IN passed away suddenly at his home Wednesday, November 22.

Larry was born and raised in East Chicago to parents Stanley and Theresa Opatkiewicz. Larry was a 1980 graduate of East Chicago Roosevelt. 

He was an employee of School City of East Chicago.

He was a member of St. Stanislaus Church, Sons of the American Legion post 369 (where he worked Bingo for many years), and EC Goodfellows Club.

Larry is survived by brothers, Mark (Kristine Klus), Jeff (Jan)and Jim (Ellen).  Uncle to Kirsten, Kurt, Keith, Kevin, Jacob, Andrew, Mathew, James and Mary.  Dear devoted friend to many!!

 

A visitation will be held Thursday, November 30, 2023 from 3-8pm at Acevez Funeral Home, HAMMOND location 4404 Cameron Ave. (formerly Anthony & Dziadowicz)

 

A Funeral Mass will be Friday, December 1, 2023 at St. Stanislaus Church East Chicago at 10am with Msgr. John J. Siekierski officiating.

 

Closing Prayers and final viewing will be Friday prior to Mass at Acevez Funeral Home, EAST CHICAGO location 4918 Magoun Ave. starting at 9:00 am.

 

A private cremation will follow the Mass.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Thursday, November 30, 2023

3:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Acevez Funeral Home Hammond

4404 Cameron Ave, Hammond, IN 46327

Visitation at our Hammond Location

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American Legion Post 369

Thursday, November 30, 2023

6:00 - 6:30 pm (Central time)

Acevez Funeral Home Hammond

4404 Cameron Ave, Hammond, IN 46327

Post of Colors

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Final Viewing and Closing Prayers

Friday, December 1, 2023

9:00 - 9:45 am (Central time)

At East Chicago location prior to Mass.

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Funeral Mass

Friday, December 1, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Msgr. John J. Siekierski Officiating

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