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Juan R. Leon

December 13, 1953 ~ September 9, 2018 (age 64)
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Juan R. Leon, age 64 of East Chicago, IN passed away Sunday, September 9, 2018. He is survived by 14 children: Armando, late Claudia, Jasmine, late Juan, Victoria, Julio, Andres, Jesus, Essa, Sellia, Juanita, Jose Luis, Alfredo, Juan Carlos; many grandchildren; siblings: Lupe, Jose, Carmen, late Lola, late Carolina, Maria de Jesus, Maria Luisa and Elias; numerous nieces and nephews.

VISITATION at FIFE FUNERAL HOME, 4201 Indianapolis Blvd., East Chicago, IN will be from 5:00 to 8:00 pm on Thursday, September 13, 2018.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, September 14, 2018 at 10:00 am at St. Mary Church, 802 W. 144th Street, East Chicago, with Rev. Nestor Varon officiating.  Burial to follow at St. John Cemetery, Hammond, IN.

Juan was an avid Chicago Cubs fan and was very excited to see them finally win a World Series!  He had an open heart for everyone he met.  He was loved and will be deeply missed by his family and friends. Memorial Donations may be made to the American Heart Association.  To share an online condolence, logon to

Donations may be made to:

American Heart Association (Greater Midwest Alliance) Memorials & Tributes
208 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 1500, Chicago, IL 60604,
Tel: 312-346-4675

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