Goshen News, Goshen, IN

Obituaries

July 31, 2013

Thomas Joseph Gerwels

Sept. 27, 1950-July 31, 2013

ELKHART — Thomas Joseph Gerwels, 62, passed away at his home early Wednesday afternoon.

He is survived by five sisters, Eileen (Patrick) Mulroy, Elkhart, Julie (Thomas) Shediac, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Mary (Robert) Carmody, Scottsdale, Ariz., Frances (Jerry) Hostetler, Shipshewana, and Christine (John) Weiland, Downingtown, Pa.; and six brothers, Charles, Menomonee Falls, Wis., Paul (Mary), Bristol, David (Nita), Goshen, Michael, Elkhart, Edward (Erin), Bristol, and Joe (Mary Claire) Gerwels, Austin, Texas.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, John Gerwels.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to a 10 a.m. funeral Mass Saturday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Goshen.

Burial will follow at Violett Cemetery, Goshen.

Yoder-Culp Funeral Home, Goshen, is assisting with arrangements.

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