Angelo “Angel” Garcia, Jr., age 82 of Gary, Indiana passed away Monday, December 30, 2019. Angelo is survived by five children: Angela (Bill) Gish, Chris (Kari) Garcia, Kathy (Bruce) Castillo, Michelle (Kevin) Baptist, and Michael (Heather) Freeman; grandchildren: Shawn, Amber, Heather and William; Alex and Elizabeth; Joseph, Nicholas and Christian; Kevin II, Tricia, Gabrielle and Jonathan; and Makayla, Aurora and Baby Freeman; great-grandchildren: James, Jacob and Novalie; and Samantha, Olivia, Andrew and Baby Fox; 2 sisters: Emma Garcia and Beatrice Sharp; brothers: Herman Garcia, Gilbert Garcia, Edward Garcia, Armondo Garcia, Richard (Vicky) Garcia, and Rolland (Lisa) Garcia; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins; and his dog, Daisy II; and his cat Sylvester. Preceded in death by his fiancé, Judith Ann Freeman; parents: Angelo and Louise Garcia; sisters: Alice, Blanche, Mary Lou and Sophie; and brothers: Louis and Henry.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 9, 2020 from 4:00 to 8:00 pm at FIFE FUNERAL HOME, 4201 Indianapolis Blvd., East Chicago, IN and Funeral Services will be held on Friday, January 10, 2020 at 10:00 am at the funeral home with Rev. Terry Steffens officiating. Burial to follow at St. John Cemetery, Hammond, IN.
Angelo grew up in East Chicago and spent his later years in Hammond and Gary; he retired from Chicago Kenworth; he was a simple man who did things “his way”, an observant man of few words, but you always knew how he felt about things. To share a memory or send a condolence, logon to: www.fifefuneralhome.com
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