In Memory

Connie S Karczewski (Tomaszewski) - Class Of 1972

Connie S.Tomaszewski

Nov. 13, 1954 - Sept. 30, 2017

SOUTH BEND - Connie S. Tomaszewski, 62, of South Bend, Indiana, passed away at 11:12 am on Saturday, September 30, 2017, in her residence.

On November 13, 1954, she was born to Walter and Nan Gene (Husky) Karczewski. She was united in marriage to Bill Tomaszewski on September 9, 1978, in South Bend, who survives.

Connie was a lifetime resident of South Bend where she was a graduate of South Bend Washington High School. She then worked in management for the U.S. Postal Service for 33 years, retiring as Post Master for the New Carlisle Post Office. She enjoyed going to Disney with the grandchildren and travelling to the Caribbean with her husband.

Connie is survived by her husband, Bill Tomaszewski, South Bend; two daughters, Shannan (Brett) Lindzy, Mishawaka, Jenna Tomaszewski, South Bend; her son, B.J. (Sara) Tomaszewski, South Bend; five grandchildren, Tyler and Jordan Lindzy, and Ashlynn, Addilynn and Austin Tomaszewski; four brothers, Richard Gartner, Dennis Karczewski, Bruce Bennett, Randy Fowler; two sisters, Deborah (Patrick) Sullivan and Michelle (Walter) Stroschan. Connie was preceded in death by her parents, and a grandchild, Aiden Tomaszewski.

Funeral services for Connie will be held at 10:00 am on Thursday, October 5, 2017, at Palmer Funeral Home - Hickey Chapel, 17131 Cleveland Road, South Bend, IN. Father Daryl Rybicki will officiate. Graveside services and burial will follow at Southlawn Cemetery, South Bend. Friends may visit with the family from 2:00-8:00 pm on Wednesday, October 4, at the funeral home prior to services.

Memorial contributions may be given in Connie's memory to Pet Refuge, 4626 S Burnett Drive, South Bend, IN 46614; or Center for Hospice Care, 501 Comfort Place, Mishawaka, IN 46545.

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