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Thomas Peter Chintis

January 31, 1921 - December 18, 2011
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Thomas Peter Chintis, of Merrillville, IN, passed away on Sunday, December 18, 2011. Thomas was born on January 31, 1921 in Chicago, IL. He is survived by 4 children: Tina Haley, Peter Chintis, Andrea Metzner, and Susan Chintis-Kovach. He was preceded in death by his wife: Sophia and son: Thomas Michael Chintis. Thomas was aContinue Reading

Jean Smith Robinson left a message on December 31, 2011:
Pete, I just heard about your Dad. I'm so sorry for your loss My Mom just turned 90 and she continues to do well She always says if she dies don't be sad because she has lived a wonderful life. I'm sure the same thing could be said about your Dad.Keeping you and your family in my prayers. Jean
Jean Smith Robinson left a message on December 31, 2011:
Pete, I just heard about your Dad. I'm so sorry for your loss My Mom just turned 90 and she continues to do well She always says if she dies don't be sad because she has lived a wonderful life. I'm sure the same thing could be said about your Dad.Keeping you and your family in my prayers. Jean
Ted Dupont left a message on December 28, 2011:
Pete, I am so sorry to hear about your dad's passing. At least he lived a good long life and had great kids including you! It was great seeing you at the reunion and I hope we keep in touch with each other. My sincere condolences, Ted
Roberta Kanabay left a message on December 27, 2011:
Dear Pete and all the Chintas Family, I'm sorry to hear about your dad's passing. I hope you take solace in your good memories of him.
marvin reynolds left a message on December 27, 2011:
Pete and Family, My deepest sympathy to you during your time of loss.
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John Chamberlain left a message on December 26, 2011:
Dear Chintis Family, Your Dad was like a father, friend, and mentor to me. He was my link to the past. He was my basketball coach and history teacher. Columbia School was the best years of my life thanks to Coach. Love you Coach.
Bobby Russell left a message on December 26, 2011:
Mr. Chintis was one of the most engaging teachers that I have ever had. We were lucky to have him at Gavit. Our condolences to the family and God bless.
Marian Lucas Frank left a message on December 26, 2011:
So sorry to hear of Mr. Chintis' passing. He inspired my love of politics and was a great teacher. I loved his sense of humor and his twinkling eyes.
Ed Salczynski left a message on December 25, 2011:
Your Dad was a great man. He is one of the few people who had an impact on my life. I could always count on him if I needed help. And I could always catch him driving along I94 to get to school and hitch a ride to school.
valerie thompson left a message on December 25, 2011:
Dear Chintis Family, Please accept my sincere condolences for your loss. May you find comfort in your loving memories, and in knowing that God is near to those that are broken at heart; and those who are crushed in spirit he saves. Psalm 34;18 Our loving Creator has promised to soon swallow up death forever...and wipe the tears from all faces. Isaiah 25;8 With deepest sympathy,
Laurel left a message on December 24, 2011:
Fond memories of the unique style of humor Tom brought to teaching and working at Gavit High School - the Golden Age in education!
Jim Roper left a message on December 24, 2011:
Tom Chintis was a good man--a terrific coach and teacher.
Debra Malloy left a message on December 24, 2011:
I had Mr. Chintis as a teacher at Gavit. I was a pom pon girl and he let us show him our routines in his class. He was always interested in what we were doing. Then I became a teacher/pom pon coach at Gavit and was his co-worker for 3 1/2 years.He would always watch the girls perform at halftime. He would say nice comments about the girls when he was announcing. I consider him NOT only a co-worker but a friend. He will be greatly missed. My condolescences and sympathies to the family. Sorry I can't be there. I live in Hawaii. Much Aloha and love, Debbie Malloy
Geisen Funeral Home left a message:
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