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Paul E. Hook

October 8, 2021

Paul E. Hook

Rensselaer, IN


Paul E. Hook, age 89, passed away on Friday, October 8, 2021. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Marcia M. Hook (Sinkler); children: George M. Hook, Catherine A. Hook, John E. (Teresa) Hook; and Thomas A. Hook; grandchildren: Lauren Hook, Summer Garcia and Chris Hook; sister, Margaret A. Roman. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, and dear friends.

Preceded in death by his daughter, Carolyn J. Garcia, two infant brothers and siblings: Eugene, twin brother Pete, Martha, and Mary.

Paul proudly served in the U.S. Army. He went on to work for U.S. Steel while attending Indiana State University where he earned a degree in education. Paul was a counselor and coach at River Forest High School. He also coached and taught Driver’s Ed. at Wirt High School. Over the years Paul coached basketball, football, and baseball.  He was a member of the Demotte American Legion. He was an avid sports fan and enjoyed working and coaching children. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, October 13, 2021. Family and friends will line up at Rendina Funeral Home (5100 Cleveland St., Gary, IN) at 12:00 P.M. and follow in procession to Calumet Park Cemetery. Paul’s family would like to extend a special “Thank You” to the staff of Autumn Trace and Elara Hospice for their care and support. For information, please call 219-980-1141

Line up at Rendina Funeral Home Wednesday, October 13th at 12:00 P.M.

Graveside Service
Calumet Park Cemetery