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“Sad to hear of John's passing. WE enjoyed our visits with JoAnn and Mary. Still using the patio set from their Manapogo site. Also our friends while...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Stan & Carolyn Fisher - IN

“MaryAnn, I am so sorry to hear of Jack's passing. I enjoyed the time I spent with you and him during the years we worked together at Tech and even...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Tracie Boyd - Fort Wayne, IN

“Mary Ann I was out of town when Jack passed away. Cathy saw the new about his passing in the church bulletin the following week and told me over the...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: John Beem - Fort Wayne, IN

“Deb and Family,We just learned of your Dad's passing. We are so sorry for your loss and will keep you in our thoughts and prayers, now and in the...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Alan and Karen Middleton - Auburn, IN

“Mary Ann, I am saddened to learn of Jack's passing.My thoughts and prayers for you and your family. ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Linda Martin - Fort Wayne

“Deb, Dave, Julie and Mary,Nothing but warm and cherry thoughts about the times spent at your Fairfield home. My deepest condolences are extended to...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Carol Linkhart Klein - Fort Wayne, IN

“I am praying for you Mary Ann and your family. I was so sorry to hear of Jack's passing. When I got to work with Jack in therapy, he was so kind to...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Anne Dennis - Fort Wayne, IN

“To Dave and Trina and family, our sincere and deepest sympthay to you at this sad time. Tom and Rita ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Tom Weimer - Fort Wayne, IN

“We are sending our deepest heart-felt sympathy on your lose. Asking God to comfort you during this time. ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Robert & Kathy Knoch - Wapakoneta, OH


John R. "Jack" Hile, 88, passed away Tuesday, September 26, 2017 in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, John worked with Indiana Michigan Power for 41 years, and most recently he worked with D.O. McComb & Sons Funeral Home. Jack served his country as a member of the U.S. Air Force during the Cuban Missile Crisis. He was a member of Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, the Knights of Columbus Council #451, and the American Legion Post #82. Jack was an avid Notre Dame football fan. Surviving are his wife, Mary Ann Roemer Hile of Fort Wayne; his children, Dave (Trina) Hile, Debra (John) Didion, Julie (Kevin) Knoch, Mary (Tony) Turner all of Fort Wayne; step-son, David (Lisa) Roemer of Hoagland, IN; step-daughter, Debra (David) Stoops of Fort Wayne; 18 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and sister Patricia (Ray) Didion of LaPorte,IN. John was preceded in death by his first wife, JoAnn Hile; grandson, David Didion; parents, Donald and Margaret Hile; step-son, Dan Roemer; sister, Mary Fair; and brother, William Hile. Mass of Christian Burial is 10:00 am, Monday, October 2, 2017 at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, 1122 S. Calhoun St. with Msgr. Robert Schulte officiating. Calling one hour prior at D.O. McComb and Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Ave. Calling also Sunday, October 1, 2017 from 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm and 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm with a Rosary service at 4:30 pm at the funeral home. Burial in Catholic Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Cathedral of Immaculate Conception or Heartland Home Health Care and Hospice. To sign the online guest book, go to www.mccombandsons.com.