Thomas (Tom) R. Plahitko, 66, of Indianapolis, passed away on September 17, 2023. Tom was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, to the late Robert & Wanda Plahitko on January 14, 1957. Tom worked as a Tool Designer for Allison Transmission for over 12 years. He enjoyed coaching Little League Baseball and Youth Football when his children were younger, and was also involved in a Bowling League where he made many life-long friends. He was a sports enthusiast and especially loved Indiana University Basketball. Tom was a long-time member of Holy Name Catholic Church for many years while raising his children.
Tom is survived by his former wife Denise (Don) Castle and their children; Tommy (Delaina) Plahitko, Nate (Paula) Plahitko, Timmy (Jasmine) Plahitko and Jamie Plahitko, grandchildren; Tyler, Ethan, Isabella, Lincoln, Haisley and Parker, and siblings; Michael, David, Rob (Susan) Plahitko, and Jody (Terry) Akers.
Tom’s Life Celebration® Visitation will be held at O’Riley – Branson Funeral Service & Crematory, 6107 S. East Street, Indianapolis, Indiana, 46237. Visitation will be Tuesday, September 26, 2023, from 11:00am-1:00pm., with funeral services immediately following. Burial will take place at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Greenwood, Indiana.
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