John Pantoja, age 63 of East Chicago, IN passed away Tuesday, May 3, 2022 at home. He is survived by 4 siblings: Carlos (Alicia) Pantoja, Maria (Reggie) Tisdale, Nora (John) Herrera and Gabriella (Mike) Karpik; numerous nieces, nephews, grand nieces, grand nephews, great grand nieces and great grand nephew; best friends, Mike Corso and Louis Lebron; many other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by his parents, Carlos and Consuelo “Connie” Pantoja.
Funeral services will be held Monday, May 9, 2022 at 11:00 am at the FIFE FUNERAL HOME, 4201 Indianapolis Blvd., East Chicago, IN with Deacon Javier Patino officiating. Burial to follow at Elmwood Cemetery, Hammond, IN. Visitation at the FIFE FUNERAL HOME will be from 8:30 am to 11:00 am Monday morning.
John was a graduate of Indianapolis School for the Deaf and he was a former employee of the U. S. Post office. To share an online condolence, logon to www.fifefuneralhome.com