Diana V. Garcia (nee Guardiola), age 69 of Hammond, IN passed away Wednesday, May 3, 2023. Diana is survived by her boyfriend of over 20 years, Robert Tumibalski; 3 children: MaryAnn (Richard) Chabes, Jerry Garcia, and Robert Garcia; 7 grandchildren: Richard Chabes, Jr., Angelique (Jonathan) Villanueva, Joey Chabes, Vanessa (Christopher) Varelas, Robert Garcia, Jocelyn Garcia, and Airana Chabes; Garcia; 3 great grandchildren: Kristopher Chabes, Andrea Chabes and Sebastian Varelas; sister, Sylvia Guardiola; and many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents: Jose and Bonifacia Guardiola; brothers: Jerry Guardiola, Daniel Guardiola, and Johnny Guardiola; and grandparents: Francisco and Antonia Lumbreras
Visiatation at the FIFE FUNERAL HOME, 4201 Indianapolis Blvd., East Chicago, IN will be from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Friday, May 12, 2023. (Note: due to construction on Indianapolis Boulevard, please use Railroad, Tod or Olcott Avenues to 142nd Street) Private cremation to follow.
Diana graduated from Bishop Noll Institute in 1973. She was a homemaker and worked many odd-jobs as a single parent. She was known as the “Best Bartender” in town at the Brass Bell Lounge in East Chicago, Indiana, where she had many friends. Diana loved shopping. To send an online condolence, logon to: www.fifefuneralhome.com
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