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Francis Joseph Pichler

April 25, 1933 — January 4, 2023

Fishers

Francis Joseph Pichler

Francis Joseph Pichler, 89, of Fishers, passed away on Wednesday, January 4, 2023 at his home surrounded by his family.  He was born on April 25, 1933 to John and Emelia (Kettler) Pichler in Ambridge, Pennsylvania.

Frank graduated from Duquesne University in Pennsylvania with a Bachelor's Degree in business and was a businessman through and through. He proudly served in the United States Army. Frank retired from being the owner and operator of Anderson Fireplace Shoppe. He was a member of Holy Spirit Parish of Geist Catholic Church. Frank enjoyed traveling, playing Pinochle, and playing singles tennis well into his 80's. He loved spending time with his family, especially time with all his grandchildren who lovingly called him granddad.

He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Charlotte Pichler; children, John (Sherry) Pichler, Elaine (Dale) Lester, Denise Pichler, and James (Debbie) Pichler; stepchildren, Cheryl Riwitis and Scott (Theresa) Heatherly; 10 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife in 1992, Clara L.  Pichler; and brother, Joseph Pichler.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held with service at 12:00 pm on Friday, January 13, 2023 at Holy Spirit Parish at Geist Catholic Church, 10350 Glaser Way in Fishers.  Visitation will be from 11:00 am to the time of service at the church.  Private family burial will be at Maplewood Cemetery in Anderson with Military Honors.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to O'Connor House, PO Box 1061, Carmel, IN 46082 (https://www.theoconnorhouse.org); or Prevail, Inc., Attn: Donations, 1100 South 9th Street, Suite 100, Noblesville, IN 46060 (www.prevailinc.com).

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Visitation

Friday, January 13, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Holy Spirit Parish at Geist Catholic Church

10350 Glaser Way, Fishers, IN 46037

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Mass

Friday, January 13, 2023

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Holy Spirit Parish at Geist Catholic Church

10350 Glaser Way, Fishers, IN 46037

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