Elmwood Funeral Chapel & Crematory

Visitation Information

Carol Ann Smialek

Passed away on September 29, 2019

Carol Ann Smialek, age 75.  Late of Schererville, Indiana formerly of the South East Side of Chicago.  Passed away September 29, 2019.  Beloved wife of the late Robert Smialek.  Loving mother of Janice (David) Jendreas and Fr. Jeffery Smialek, O.Carm.  Cherished grandmother of Samantha and Nathan Jendreas.  Dearest sister of Joanne Johnson.  Dear godmother of Mark Fruehauf.  Fond aunt of many nieces and nephews.  Visitation Friday, October 4, 2019 2-8 pm.  Funeral Services Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 9:45 am from the Elmwood Funeral Chapel 11300 W. 97th LN. (1/2 block west of US 41/Wicker Ave. at 97th LN.) St. John to St. Michael the Archangel Church.  Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 am with Fr. Jeffery Smialek O.Carm officiating.  Interment Holy Cross Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to the American Diabetes Association (www.diabetes.org) in Carol’s name.  For more information 219-365-3474 or www.elmwoodchapel.com


Prayers at Elmwood Chapel
Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 9:45 am

Funeral Mass:
St. Michael the Archangel Church
1 Wilhelm St.
Schererville, Indiana 46375
Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 10:30 am

Holy Cross Cemetery
801 Michigan City Road
Calumet City, Illinois 60409

Memorial Contributions:

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to the American Diabetes Association (www.diabetes.org) in Carol’s name. 

Visitation Location

St. John
11300 W. 97th Lane
St. John, IN 46373
(219) 365-3474


Visitation Information

Friday, October 4, 2019 - 2:00 pm until 8:00 pm

"Fr. Jeff and Janice, Death leaves one overwhelmingly powerless. Your Mother was special. She was a Mother first. Our affiliation go’s back to the 50’s. God Bless you at this very difficult time. She gave you each other. Hold on to that gift. Fondly Barbara Iwinski Marciniak "
- Barbara Marciniak
September 30, 2019 9:35 pm

"Janice, we remember your mom and dad from the Bluebird days. What a wonderful family. Janice, although we haven’t seen you in many years, we have fond thoughts of your mom and dad. Blessings on you and your brother. "
- Joe and Eileen Jaminski
October 8, 2019 2:39 pm

Candles Lit