Elmwood Funeral Chapel & Crematory

Visitation Information

Edward Bafia, "Snake"

Passed away on October 24, 2019

Edward “Snake” Bafia, age 82, late of St. John, IN, passed away on October 24, 2019.  Beloved husband of the late Rosemarie.  Loving father of Edward Bafia II and Joseph (Debra) Bafia.  Cherished grandfather of Paige, Justin and Ava. Survived by his brother Stanley (Kathy) Bafia.  Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews.  Edward was a veteran of U.S. Army and retired supervisor from LTV Steel.  He was an Auxillary member of VFW Post #717, Fraternal Order of Eagles #2529, Cedar Lake, IN. and a graduate of Hammond Tech High School class of 1955. Visitation Monday, October 28, 2019 from 2:00pm until time of funeral service at 7:30pm at the Elmwood Funeral Chapel, 11300 W. 97th Lane (1/2 block west of U.S. 41/Wicker Ave. at 97th St.) St. John.  Private interment at St. Michael the Archangel Polish National Church Cemetery, Hammond, IN. 219-365-3474. wwwelmwoodchapel.com


Elmwood Chapel
Monday, October 28, 2019 - 7:30 pm

Private interment at St. Michael the Archangel Polish National Church Cemetery
1651 169th Street
Hammond, Indiana 46324

Visitation Location

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


Visitation Information

Monday, October 28, 2019 - 2:00 pm until 7:30 pm

"I would like to extend my sincere sympathies to your family. I have known your father for quite a few years and he was one of my favorite people that used to come into the VFW. Unfortunately I will be out of town till Wednesday and not be able to attend the visitation, but my prayers are with you all."
October 25, 2019 10:45 pm

Candles Lit
"Our deepest sympathies for your loss. We loved the times we spent with your dad. He was truly one of a kind, a heart of gold."
- Ray, Susan, Caroline and Tucker Williams
October 25, 2019 8:48 pm