Maria (Rivera) LebronJuly 22, 1935 ~ September 30, 2017 (age 82)
Maria Lebron (nee Rivera), age 82 of East Chicago, IN passed away Saturday, September 30, 2017. She is survived by 5 children: Tomas (Jodi) Lebron, Jr., Luis (Annette) Lebron, Eleanor (Ben) Lebron Soto, Belinda (Rogelio “Roy”) Chavez and Raul (Doreen) Lebron; grandchildren: Joshua Chavez, Kristina Soto, Jacqui Chavez, Marissa Lebron, Stephen Soto, Brittany Lebron, Matthew Lebron and Jonathan Lebron; brother, Domingo Rivera; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her husband, Tomas Lebron in 2003; brothers, Emilio Benitez and Herman Rivera; sisters, Lydia Rivera and Angie Santana.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 10:00 am at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, 3510 Deodar Street, East Chicago, IN with Rev. Carlos Martinez officiating. Burial to follow at St. John Cemetery, Hammond, IN. Visitation at the FIFE FUNERAL HOME, 4201 Indianapolis Blvd., East Chicago, IN will be from 4:00 to 8:00 pm on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 and from 9:30 am until time of Mass at the Church on Thursday morning.
Maria retired from the City of East Chicago as a Crossing Guard for over 25 years. She was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, the NWI Puerto Rican Parade committee and the Hijos de Borinquen. To share a memory or send a permanent online condolence, logon to www.fifefuneralhome.com