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Thomas Bank

March 30, 1924 - September 23, 2012

Thomas Bank, age 88, of Hillsdale and formerly of Dearborn, passed away Sunday, September 23, 2012, at the McGuire Skilled Nursing Facility in Hillsdale. He was born March 30, 1924 in Aurora, Illinois, to Louis & Florence (Sabo) Bank. He was married June 27, 1948 to Ruth Pacala and she preceded him in death in 1994.

Thomas was a purchasing agent from Ford Motor Company, retiring after 35 years of service. He received a bachelor’s degree from Wayne State University and was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force serving during WWII.

Surviving are 3 children, Deborah (David) Dinkleman of Hillsdale, Patricia (Robert) Vorpagel of Holland, MI. and John Bank of Rochester, N.Y.; 7 grandchildren, Nathaniel, Christopher, Sarah, Daniel, Thomas, Andrew and Kathryn; and a sister, Martha Lucaciu of Bloomfield Hills, MI.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Ruth, son Robert, a sister Mary Ann and a brother Louis.

Funeral services for Thomas Bank will be Saturday, September 29, 2012, at 1:00 p.m., at Flanner-Buchanan Funeral Home in Indianapolis. The family will receive friends for visitation Saturday from 12:00 noon until services at 1:00 p.m., at the funeral home. Interment will take place at Washington Park North Cemetery in Indianapolis. Local arrangements are entrusted to the VanHorn-Eagle Funeral Home in Hillsdale.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to one of the following organizations (envelopes for memorial donations will be on hand at the funeral):
Loving Shepherd Ministries, PO Box 375, Bluffton, IN 46714 or the American Cancer Society.


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Funeral Service:
Saturday, September 29, 2012
1:00 PM
Flanner-Buchanan Funeral Home
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Saturday, September 29, 2012
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Flanner-Buchanan Funeral Home
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