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James D. Flatoff

Born: Mon., Nov. 10, 1941
Died: Wed., Nov. 18, 2020


4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tue., Nov. 24, 2020
Location: Hanley & Sons Funeral Home "Southwest Chapel"

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Wed., Nov. 25, 2020
Location: Ardmore Brethren Church

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   James D. Flatoff, 79, of South Bend, passed away at Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, November 18th following a sudden illness.

  James was born on November 10, 1941 in South Bend to the late John and Frances (Chamberlain) Flatoff.

  On June 28, 1963, James married Darlene J. Chamberlain in South Bend. Darlene survives along with their daughters, Tammy K. Flatoff and Jenny M. Womack both of South Bend, grandchildren, Zachary D. and Brittany Womack and great-granddaughter, Salara K. Picking. James is also survived by his sisters, Harriet Austin of Chipley, FL, Dorothy Tison of Marietta, GA, JoAnn Napieralski and Lucy DeGuch both of South Bend and his brother, Lewis (Diane) Flattoff of New Carlisle. Preceding James in death were his parents, sisters, Elizabeth Megyess and Lorraine Rottzen and brothers, Raymond and Robert Flatoff.

  James retired from Merrifield Products in South Bend as a tool designer.

  He enjoyed fishing, cutting wood, auctions, collecting antiques, repairing things, camping and being with his family and friends. He was a member of ZB Falcons Nest #80.

   Memorial contributions may be made in James’s name to: Riley’s Children Hospital, 702 Barnhill Drive, Room 5900, Indianapolis, IN 46202-2189 or Pet Refuge, 4626 Burnett Drive, South Bend, IN  46614.

   Due to Covid 19 restrictions, masks will be required at the church and funeral home and social distancing will be required at both locations.

  Visitation will take place on Tuesday, November 24th, 4:00 to 8:00 P.M. at Hanley and Sons Funeral Home “Southwest Chapel” located at 23421 State Road 23/West Ireland Road. Funeral service will be on Wednesday, November 25th at 11:00 A.M. at Ardmore Brethren Church, 23370 Ardmore Trial, South Bend, In 46619, with Rev. Stan Hullah, officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to services in the services in the church. Burial will follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, South Bend.

   HANLEY and Sons Funeral Home handled arrangements and extends its deepest sympathy and heartfelt prayers to the Flatoff family and numerous friends.

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cheryl brown
   Posted Sat November 21, 2020
so sorry to read of his passing, i remember the thanksgiving day you brought him to dinner to meet all of the family, along time since we have seen each other, i remember all the thanksgivings and christmas eves at our family homes, u r in my thoughts and prayers God Bless all

your cousin


   Posted Mon November 23, 2020
So, so sorry to hear what happened. Uncle Jim was full of love and laughter. I will miss him. He was a good husband and father. But now , Our GOD is taking good care of Jim and we will all be together again soon some day. Very strong willed man I will never forget. Love and miss you uncle Jim.

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