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Frances Katherine Mitro (nee Kobylanski), age 79, went to be with the Lord Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015.. A longtime resident of Hobart and Merrillville, she most recently resided at the Brookdale Senior Care Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana.. Frances was born Nov. 23, 1935, in Hobart to parents, John and Aniela Kobylanski. She was a graduate of Hobart High School and married the love of her life, Edward G. Mitro, on June 14, 1958, in Gary, Indiana.. For many years, Frances was the office manager at Rigg Dental in Merrillville. She was a member of St. Michael Byzantine Catholic Church and the Msgr. Ryder Knights of Columbus Wives.. Frances is survived by sons, Edward Mitro and Gregory and Dianne Mitro; brothers, Jack Kobylanski and Durand Osborne, and Michael (Dru) Kobylanski; sister-in-law, Ann Early; and numerous nieces and nephews.. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward; her parents; brothers, Frank and Joseph; and sisters, Estelle, Freeda, Josie, Jean, Helen, and Veronica.. Family and friends may call from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 11, at Pruzin Brothers Funeral Service, 6360 Broadway, Merrillville, Indiana. Parastas (memorial service) will be at 3 p.m.. A funeral service for Frances will be at 9:30 a.m Monday, Oct. 12, from Pruzin Brothers Chapel and 10 a.m. from St. Michael Byzantine Church, 557 W. 57th Ave., Merrillville, with the Rev. Basil Hutsko officiating. She will be laid to rest at Calumet Park Cemetery.. Please visit www.pruzinfuneralservice.com to express online condolences and view an online obituary.
Published on  October 9, 2015
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