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Thomas A. Spiewak

5/28/1975 - 12/11/2019

VARNA ~ Thomas Anthony “Tom” Spiewak, 71, of Varna, passed away at 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at his home.

Born May 28, 1948 in Harvey to Ted and Fran (Zimny) Spiewak, he married Eva Kohute on June 28, 1975 in Palos Park.  She survives.

Also surviving one daughter, Jen (Jason) Peppmuller of Channahon; one son, Jason (Heather) Spiewak of Union; four grandchildren, Aiden, Quinn, Clara, Nora and one sister, Phyllis (John) Ruppel of Monee.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Tom had owned and operated Midwest Process Supply in New Lenox for 9 years.  He then worked for Kennametal in University Park until retiring in 2013.

A loving husband, father and grandfather, Tom loved time with his family and grandchildren.  He also enjoyed woodworking, fishing and riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle.

There will be no visitation or services.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.

Memorial contributions may be made to Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital, 225 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, 60611.

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