March 12, 2020
Aleksandar (Aleks) Tomich
Aleksandar Tomich passed away on March 12, 2020 surrounded by family at the age of 84. Aleksandar is survived by son Ron Tomich, daughter Nada (Rade) Vasic, grandchildren Sonja Vasic, Sasa (Jelena) Vasic, and great grandchildren Luka & Mila Vasic.
Aleksandar was born on September 27, 1935 in the village of Gornji Jarusice, Serbia. In 1954 he married his late wife Ljiljana (Zivanovic) Tomich. Aleks was an avid reader, who loved music and most of all his family. In 1968, he and his family moved from Serbia to Gary, IN where he joined his parents who had previously moved to the states. He immersed himself within St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church and took pride in his work at Budd Co. until it closed in 1980. Shortly after, he moved to Munster, IN with his wife and children. In 1986, Aleksandar and Ljiljana moved to Hollywood, FL with their son Ron Tomich. He continued his faith and dedication to the church as Vice President of St. Simeon Mirotocivi of Miami, Florida.
After the death of his late wife, Ljiljana (Zivanovic) Tomich in 2014 he moved back to Munster, IN to be cared for by his loving family.
Funeral Service will be held Monday, March 16, 2020 directly at 10am St Sava Serbian Orthodox Church with V. Rev. Marko Matic officiating. Visitation will be Sunday, March 15 from 3pm to 7pm at Calumet Park Funeral Chapel, 7535 Taft St. Merrillville, IN with a Pomen Service at 6pm.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in memory of Aleksandar Tomich to St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church in Merrillville, IN or Lifeline Humanitarian Organization at www.lifelinechicago.org/donate
Sunday March 15, 2020
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Pomen @ 6:00 PM
Calumet Park Funeral Chapel
7535 Taft Street, Merrillville, IN 46410 VIEW MAP
Monday March 16, 2020
St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church
9191 Mississippi St. Merrillville In. 46410