Thomas "Tom" Grish

August 21, 1944January 16, 2023
Obituary of Thomas "Tom" Grish
Thomas Anthony Grish,age 78, of Schererville, IN, passed away January 16, 2023 at his residence. Tom is the loving father to Jennifer Grish, Tom Grish Jr., and Brian Grish; proud grandfather to Lukasz and Ginger Salentre, Kendal, Aidan, Tatum, Ethan, Ava, Lily, and Cole Grish; former spouse to Shirlee Grish; cherished son to the late Anthony and Julia Grish; fond brother to Patricia White, Nita Berg and Duane Grish; special uncle to Chris Grish and many other nieces and nephews. Tom owned and operated Grish Products in Schererville until shortly before he passed away. He was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying gardening, especially with his grandkids, and LOVED cutting the grass. His favorite time of year was during the Lake County Fair. He was a jack of all trades, and could fix anything. Tom always looked forward to dog sitting especially his favorite dog, Cali. Tom had a love/hate relationship with the Chicago Bears, but proudly wore his Bears hat everyday. He loved teaching his grandson, Lukasz how to operate the injection molding machine, and could watch his granddaughter, Ginger do flips on the trampoline for hours. He will be dearly missed by all who loved him. Visitation will be Sunday, January 22, 2023 from 1:00-5:00 pm at Chapel Lawn Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Monday, January 23, 2023 at 12:00 noon at Chapel Lawn Funeral Home. He will be laid to rest in Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens.

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