Tonda Shilaine Haywood

May 23, 2021

Tonda Shilaine Haywood, age 47, unexpectedly passed away on May 23, 2021. Tonda was the family comedian, the life of every party, constantly having everyone in stitches. She loved jammin to her music. She is going to be deeply missed by all who knew her.
Tonda is survived by her mother, Mary Haywood-Poweska; brothers, Tyler Smith and Shaq Ray; step siblings, Michael Poweska and Bethany Music; grandmother, Mary Mehler; many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Preceded in death by her father, Jerome Haywood; step-father, Michael Poweska; grandfather Phillip Mahler.


Friends may meet with the family at Rendina Funeral Home, 5100 Cleveland, Gary, Indiana on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 from 10 AM-1 PM.
Entombment to follow at Calumet Park Cemetery


Tuesday, June 1, 2021
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Rendina Funeral Home

5100 Cleveland Street, Gary, IN 46408 VIEW MAP

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