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Catherine H. Brich

Catherine H. (Tabaczynski) Brich, 88, of Franklin, and originally from Dyer, passed away Thursday, May 29, 2014, at the Franklin United Methodist Community.

She was born Dec. 14, 1925, in East Chicago to Joseph and Anna (Grymanowski) Tabaczynski.

She married Michael Brich, and they were together for 66 years prior to his death.

She was a loving wife, devoted mother and homemaker.

She is survived by her three sons, Dennis M. Brich (Jackie) of Columbus, Larry J. Brich (Sharon) of Indianapolis and David A. Brich (Cheri) of Wesley Chapel, Florida; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and a brother, Stanley Tabaczynski of Florida.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a brother, Walter Tabaczynski, and a sister, Helen Krygoski.

Father Raymond Sundland will conduct a service at 2 p.m. (CDT) Tuesday at St. Michael Ukrainian Orthodox Church, 7035 Columbia Ave., Hammond. Friends may call from noon until service time Tuesday at the church. Friends also may call from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Swartz Family Community Church and Memorial Center, 300 S. Morton St. (U.S. 31) in Franklin. Burial will be at Elmwood Cemetery in Hammond.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.swartzmortuary.com.

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