Francis Michael Hornick of Valparaiso, IN, October 18, 1935 – October 28, 2012

Francis Michael Hornick, age 77, of Valparaiso, IN, formerly of Gary & Merrillville, passed away on Sunday, October 28, 2012.  Frank was a graduate of Bishop Noll High School, Class of 1953.  He was a member of the National Guard and served in the Army Reserves.  Frank was the former owner of the Town Tavern at 5th & Virginia in Gary and was retired from U. S. Steel Sheet & Tin Mill Division.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank & Mary Hornick.  He is survived by 1 brother, Joseph (Carol) Hornick and 1 sister, Maryann (Steve) Trpezanovich both of Merrillville and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Funeral service will be held on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012 at 9:15 a.m. at Burns Funeral Home, 10101 Broadway, Crown Point, IN. going to SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 5885 Harrison St., Merrillville, IN for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m.  Rev. Roy T. Beeching officiating. Service will terminate at the church. Friends may visit with Frank’s family on Thursday from 2:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Burns Funeral Home.

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