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Rita (Kulwicki) HojaraOctober 17, 1935 ~ August 10, 2017 (age 81)
Rita Hojara, age 81, residing in South Bend, Indiana passed away on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at Hospice House, South Bend. Rita was born on October 17, 1935 in South Bend, Indiana to the late John S. and Pearl (Szarwark) Kulwicki.
Rita was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Hojara; and three children, Jean Ann Hiatt, Susan Levers and Robert “Bobby” Hojara; along with her parents, John and Pearl Kulwicki and her sister Elizabeth Molenda.
Rita graduated from New Carlisle High School and attended Indiana University. She worked for over 40 years in underwriting with various banks. She was a member of St. Casimir Catholic Church, South Bend. Rita was a member of the Rosary Society and the Senior’s at St. Casimir.
Rita is survived by her brother and sister-in-law, Tom and Joan Kulwicki of South Bend; her sister-in-law Fides Saltzgaber; son-in-law Richard Hiatt; several nieces and nephews; and several great nieces and nephews.
Friends may visit with family on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at Palmer Funeral Home, 2528 Mishawaka Avenue South Bend from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm with a memorial service at 1:00pm.
Contributions in memory of Rita may be made to Hospice House, 111 Sunnybrook Court, South Bend, IN 46637. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.palmerfuneralhomes.com.
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