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Recent Chance Funeral Home Obituaries in Indianapolis, Indiana

Name: Sandra Jean Cunniff
Age 71

Sandra Jean (Green) Cunniff, 71, went to be with the Lord on January 24, 2018.  She was born on July 5, 1946.

She is survived by husband, Dan Cunniff.

Other survivors include:

·        sons David (Melissa) and Scott (Becky) Cunniff; and daughter Cyndy (Henry) Reese

·        grandson Justin Cunniff; granddaughters Piper, Nora & Jordan Cunniff (Dylan McKinney)

·        great-grandson Dylan McKinney

·        sisters, Margie Hutchison, Darlene Cloud (Mike) and Lea Crawford

Sandy also leaves behind a number of nieces, nephews and many, many great friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, George G. Green and Irma Jean (Altum) Green, brother, George (Pete) Green, and sister Deana (Green) Hill.

Sandy was a member of Northern Park Baptist Church.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at Northern Park Baptist Church on Monday, January 29 at 6:00 p.m.  There will be a memorial visitation from 5:00 p.m. until the time of the service.  The church is located at 598 N. Meridian, Greenwood, IN  46143.  Pastor Allen Pierce will officiate.

Name: Angela K. Lane-Todd
Age 49

Angela K. Lane-Todd, 49 died on Monday, January 21, 2018 at Forest Creek Village in Indianapolis, IN.  Angela was the daughter of William Lane and N. Jean Snapp Lane.  Angela attended North Central and Scecina High Schools and graduated from Pike Township H.S. in 1986 with a scholarship to the Herron School of Art.  Angela also attended Ivy Tech.

     Angela worked for many years in the dry cleaning industry and her last several years as an administrative assistant with a construction company in Lawrence, In.

Angela was preceded in death by her father, William Lane.  Survivors include her mother N. Jean Fitzgerald, her stepfather, Pat Fitzgerald, step mother, Kathy Lane, two step sisters, Sherry Greer & Teresa Kurnik, one brother, Scott Lane, a nephew, Patrick S. Lane, a great niece, Michelle, and several aunts, uncles, and cousins,uncle Bob Stewart was with her on her last day.

          A Celebration of Angela’s Life will be held at 1pm Friday, February 2, 2018 at N.F Chance Funeral & Cremation Service, 504 National Ave. Indianapolis, IN. The family will receive friends two hours prior to the Memorial Service. We request that no flowers be sent and any donations can be made to the American Cancer Society.

Name: Jean Voge
Age 74

Jean L. Voge, 74, of Indianapolis passed away on January 16, 2018. She is survived by Husband John T. Voge; Children: Cyndi Jobin(Joe), John Voge, & Karen Voge; grandchildren: Jonathan Jobin, Elliot Voge, Mason Voge, Triston Voge, & Alex Voge; great grandchildren: Bridgette Jobin; sister: Barbara Middaugh(Chet); sister in law: Jane Kottlowski and two nieces & one nephew. She was preceded in death by her Parents: Anna Marie & Walter Kottlowski; brother: Larry Kottlowski; son: Bruce Voge; & grandchild: Kyle Jobin. Visitation will be held on Friday, January 19, 2018 from 6-8 pm at NF Chance Funeral Home 504 E. National Ave. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 2pm at Emmaus Lutheran Church 1224 Laurel St. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. In lieu of flowers please make donations to Emmaus Lutheran School.

Phyllis J. (Sprinkle) Tallman, 86, of Plainfield, IN passed away at 11:15am, Saturday, December 16, 2017 at her home surrounded by daughter and grandchildren.

Phyllis was born on April 26, 1931, in Tell City, IN, the daughter of Scott and Ruthie Sprinkle.

She is survived by two children; Linda Harris of Indianapolis, IN and Warren (Cyndi) Taylor of Tell City, IN, and her grandchildren; April (Marcus) McElroy, Brandon (Jessica) Taylor, Ryan Taylor and Allegra Taylor.  Phyllis also had 4 great grandchildren; Destinee Carter, Charles (Munyaca) Beasley, Rylan Taylor and Landon Mayfield.

Phyllis was preceded in death by her husband-James (Jim) Tallman, parents-Scott and Ruthie Sprinkle and her brother-Leo Sprinkle.

Phyllis was a beauty shop owner in Indianapolis, IN for many years.

The family will receive friends from 4pm-8pm on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at the N.F. Chance Funeral Home, 504 East National Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana 46227.  Graveside services will be held in Branchville, IN at Walker Cemetery on 2 pm Saturday, December 23, 2017.

Name: Elaine M. Adams
Age 67

Elaina M. Adams, 67, of Indianapolis passed away on Wednesday November 29th at St. Francis Hospital due to complications with pneumonia and breast cancer. Elaine is survived by her husband, John C. Adams, her three children Tiger, Tony, and Christina. She was also survived by seven grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. A visitation to celebrate her Life will be held on Thursday, December 7, 2017 at N.F. Chance Funeral & Cremation Service from 6-8 pm.

Name: Patrick Gettys
Age 57
Description Patrick J. Gettys, 57, of Deputy, Indiana passed away on November 13, 2017.
A Celebration of His Life will be held on Friday, November 24, 2017 at NF Chance Funeral Home. The family will receive friends for an hour prior to the service.

Name: Helen Ruth Harmon
Age 90

Helen Ruth Harmon, 90, of Greenwood, passed away at 4:11 p.m. Wednesday, November 1, 2017, at Greenwood Meadow, in Greenwood.

Mrs. Harmon was born on December 12, 1926, in Indianapolis, the daughter of Edward and Adele (Morgan) Meyer.

She is survived by four children- Ruth Belcher of Indianapolis, Michael (Vicki) Jensen of Greenwood, Karen (Jack) Wilson of Indianapolis and Paul Jensen of Indianapolis; 13 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; 24 great-great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, son- David Jensen, grandson- Kevin Jensen, four brothers and two sisters.

Mrs. Harmon worked at White Castle for over 25 years, until her retirement.  She was a past member of the Eastern Star.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sunday, November 5, 2017, at the N.F. Chance Funeral Home, 504 East National Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana 46227.  Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, November 6, 2017, at the N.F. Chance Funeral Home, with Pastor Jeff Sanders officiating.  Burial will be held at New Crown Cemetery. 

Name: John Charles Rhodes
Age 48

John Charles Rhodes, Born June 22, 1969-Died October 30, 2017
He drove a ice cream truck for Summer Song for five years, was a loving Husband, Father, Grandfather, Brother, and Friend. Proceeded in death by: Father John Rhodes, Grandson Baby Mario Semento, and Mother Allita Rhodes. He is survived by wife Sharon Rhodes, 4 children: Tiffany & Don Keen, Tasha & Ghuman Singh, Chad & Miami Walker, and Jeffery Walker; 12 grandchildren: Joseph, Jeremiah, Sapphire, Sumara, Jayden, Todd Jr., Jozzlynn, Allison, Angel, Kensley, Donavan & Anissa, Sister: Amy & Phillip Manning; Brothers: Lattie & Coetta Rather and Rodney & Barbie Rhodes; as well as several nieces, nephews, cousins,& friends.
Services will be held on Friday, November 3, 2017 at Bluff Baptist Church, 1241 W. Sumner Ave. at 7 pm.
There will be a Celebration of His Life on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at Southside Park on Hanna Ave. at 1 pm it will be a pitch in. John has requested all his family & friends gather together and have fun and be happy, no tears. 

Name: Pamela J. Callahan
Age 54

CALLAHAN, Pamela J. (Curl), age 54, of Indianapolis passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 28, 2017.  She was a graduate of Emmerich Manual High School in 1982 and married Mark W. Callahan on June 5, 1982.  Pam was a beloved wife, mother, and grandmother. Pam was a very creative person, utilizing her large crafting station in her home to create her own highly unique cards for family and friends on special occasions. Pam loved to play all kinds of card and board games, a hobby she picked up from her parents and carried through to her children, staying up countless nights laughing and playing games with her family and friends.

Pam is survived by her parents: Jerry K. and Judy E. Curl, two brothers:  Jerry K. Curl Jr. and his wife Leslie Curl and Daniel J. Curl, her high school sweetheart and husband of 35 years Mark W. Callahan, her three children: Mark W. Callahan Jr., Amanda J. (Callahan) Gierke and her husband Michael Gierke, Justin A. Callahan, four grandchildren: Mya S. Pryce, Austin C. Pryce, Kevin M. Gierke, and Lilly M. Gierke.

The family will receive friends and extended family members on November 2, 2017 from 4:00pm – 8:00pm at N.F. Chance Funeral Home, 504 E. National Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46227.  Funeral Services will be held at 10:00am Friday, November 3, 2017 at N.F. Chance Funeral Home, 504 E. National Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46227 with a burial at Greenwood Cemetery.


Name: Eugene McQueen
Age 78

Eugene McQueen, 78, of Indianapolis passed away on October 13, 2017. A Celebration of Eugene’s Life will be held 4 pm on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at Calvary Tabernacle, 902 Fletcher Ave. Indianapolis, IN. Visitation will be held two hour prior to the service at the Church.

Name: Daniel E. Roessler
Age 65

Daniel E. Roessler died on October 11, 2017 after a battle with colon cancer. He was born on May 24, 1951 to Kurt (deceased) and Ineta Aliff Roessler.  He was a graduate of Southport High School and then attended Indiana State University where he was on the golf team. In 1975 he was the Indianapolis amateur Golf Champion.

Dan is survived by mother Ineta, Brothers:  Gary (Alisa) Roessler, Andy (Diana) Roessler; sisters: Nancy (Lou) Cullom, Kathy (Bob) Haycox, & Karen Bloomfield; Nephews: Matt Cullom & Josh Haycox; Nieces: Holly Pieklo; Hana, Sara, & Elly Roessler. Several cousins, great niece Addison Cullom; great nephews: Evan & Maddox Pieklo.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 am Monday, October 16, 2017 at St. Mark’s Catholic Church 535 E. Edgewood Ave. Visitation will be Sunday, October 15, 2017 at NF Chance Funeral & Cremation Service 504 E. National Ave. from 2-5 pm.

Donations can be made to St. Barnabas School 8300 Rahke Road, Indianapolis, IN 46217.

Name: Niles Hanshew
Age 75
Description Niles Hanshew passed away at his home on October 3, 2017.
 He retired from the United States Postal Service as a mail carrier at the Southport Branch P.O.
He was an avid Chicago Cubs fan and finally got to visit Wrigley Field to watch his first live game last season with all four of his sons his son-n-law and a couple of his grandsons. He also enjoyed gambling, playing poker and his weekly hearts game.
 He was survived by his wife Peggy Hanshew his five children Penny  and John Hoagland, Jeff Hanshew, Dennis Hanshew, Thomas and Donna Hanshew, and Randy Hanshew. His grandchildren Candace, John John, Nick, Thaao, Aaron, Dustin, Brandi, Holly, Brittney, Mariah and Houston. Great grand kids Nevaeh, Nehemiah, Oliver, Zoey, Beatrice, Haedyn, Elijah, and Evander.
He was preceded in death by his mother Clara Russell and his brother Norman Hanshew.
Viewing will be held at New Life Tabernacle Church, 1609 E. Norton Ave. Indianapolis, Indiana on Monday October 9, 2017 between 4:00 and 8:00. Funeral service will be held at the Church Tuesday October 10 at 11:00.

Name: James L. Pasch 26 January 1944 - 1 October 2017
Age 73

James was a loving, loyal, dedicated family man who cherished his wife, children, and grandchildren. He was born and raised in Fountain Square. Attended Emmaus Lutheran School then graduated from Emmerich Manual High School. He married Wanda McClain on 27 November, 1965. Together, they have three children:  Tammy S (Jeff) McGhehey, James D (Robin Montgomery) Pasch, and John A (Leslie Seegers). Grandchildren are:  Kelci Regan Pasch, Samantha Mae Pasch (Corey Ward), Cody James (Christina) Pasch, Kaleb James Pasch, Anthony Alexander Pasch, Colin Thomas McGhehey, Kaylyn and Taylor Darnell, and Caiden Ward. Sister, Judy (Lewis) Gray, and Brother, Richard (Mariann) Pasch. He has many nephews, nieces, and friends. James worked as a maintenance man at Rykoff Sexton Co until he retired. He very much enjoyed spending quality time with his family and friends, gardening, his back yard, and working outside. He was loved very much by all and will be greatly missed.

A Celebration of James’s Life will be held at 8 PM Thursday, October 5, 2017 at NF Chance Funeral & Cremation Service, 504 E. National Ave. Indpls, IN 46227. The family will receive friends from 2 PM until the time of service at the funeral home.

Name: Thomas W. Moore
Age 64

Thomas W. Moore, 64, of Carmel, Indiana, passed away peacefully September 10, 2017. 

He was born in Camden, New Jersey in 1953 to Wardell and Esther Moore.  Much of his youth was spent enjoying the New Jersey shore before moving to Indiana.  He attended North Central High school before his first career in restaurant management and training director.  For a large part of his career he worked in Information Technology until attaining his Real Estate license in 2013.

He greatly enjoyed outdoor pursuits including fishing, camping, sailing and gardening.  He also had a passion for cooking, photography and music. 

He was a devoted and loving father to his three daughters, who will miss him more than words can express.

He is survived by his daughters Judi Senour and her partner David Heckman, Jackie Moore, Gina Dowden and her husband Brian Dowden, Tom’s grandsons Joshua, Jackson, and James Dowden, and his sister Dorothy Moore.

He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Wardell and Esther Moore, and his dear friend John Mannix. 

At his request, no service will be held.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to:
St.  Joseph Institute for the Deaf

When I come to the end of the road
And the sun has set for me
I want no rites in a gloom filled room
Why cry for a soul set free?

Miss me a little, but not for long
And not with your head bowed low
Remember the love that once we shared
Miss me, but let me go.

For this is a journey we all must take
And each must go alone.
It’s all part of the master plan
A step on the road to home.

When you are lonely and sick at heart
Go to the friends we know.
Laugh at all the things we used to do
Miss me, but let me go. ~Christina Rosetti


Name: Adam Jacob Wilcher
Age 32
Description Adam Jacob Wilcher passed away on September 1, 2017. A Celebration of His Life will be held at 2 pm Friday, September 8, 2017 at NF Chance Funeral & Cremation Service. A visitation will be held from 12:30 pm until the time of service at the funeral home. 

Name: James R. Elliott
Age 39
Description James R. Elliott 11-16-1977 - 05-30-2017
James Elliott was killed in a car accident while driving in Glasgow, Kentucky. He is survived by wife, Misty Hatfield Elliott, Children, Christian, Sabastian and Starla Love. Mother, Pat Elliott and Siblings, Bill, Mike, Dan, Tim, Mary and Tom.

There will be a showing from 4-7:30 June 5th, at N.F. Chance Funeral & Cremation Service location 504 E. National Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana 46227.

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“N. F. Chance Funeral Home & Cremation Service has been serving the Indianapolis, Indiana community for over 50 years. We are dedicated to providing the highest standards of professionalism, dignity, and compassion in order to preserve the sanctity of your loved one’s funeral. The founders, Norman and Edith Chance, established the home on the idea that funerals can be affordable, and still properly honor the loss of your loved one. So with prices fit for anyone’ budget, our company has been able to provide beautiful and inspiring funeral services for thousands of wonderful families all over Indiana.”

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