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Ruben Pena, Jr.

June 22, 1956 ~ January 6, 2024 (age 67) 67 Years Old
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Ruben Pena, Jr. Obituary

Ruben Pena, Jr., age 67 of East Chicago, IN made his heavenly transition.  He was born on June 22, 1956 to parents, Maria Pena and Ruben Pena Sr.  He is preceded in death by his father, Ruben Pena Sr.; mother, Maria Pena Rodriguez; step father, Fernando Rodriguez; sister, Mitzi San Miguel; brother, Reynaldo Pena.

He leaves to cherish his memories, 3 sisters: Estela (Robert) Dizon of Garland, TX, Clarissa (Lupe) Reyna of Bellville, TX and Marilyn (Josiah) Jones of Portage, IN; brother, Eddie Pena of East Chicago, IN; 2 step-sisters, Naomi (Patrick) Rodriguez and Rosa (Raul) Rodriguez of San Jacinto, CA; sons, Jason, Ray and Ruben as well as nieces, nephews and a host of many relatives and friends.

Ruben was a lifelong resident of East Chicago, IN (New Addition). He attended East Chicago Public Schools including East Chicago Roosevelt High School.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 11:00 am at the FIFE FUNERAL HOME, 4201 Indianapolis Blvd., East Chicago, IN with Pastor T. Brian Hill officiating.  Burial to follow at Oak Hill Cemetery, Hammond, IN.  Visitation will be from 10:00 am to 11:00 am at the Funeral Home Wednesday morning.

We the family of Ruben Pena wish to express our sincere gratitude for each act of kindness shown during our loved one’s extended illness and during our bereavement.  A special thank you to the staff at Heather Healthcare Center and Hospice staff at Family Home Health.  To share an online condolence, logon to

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January 10, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 PM
Fife Funeral Home
4201 Indianapolis Blvd.
East Chicago, IN 46312

Funeral Service
January 10, 2024

11:00 AM
Fife Funeral Home
4201 Indianapolis Blvd.
East Chicago, IN 46312

January 10, 2024

Oak Hill Cemetery
6445 Hohman Avenue
Hammond, IN 46320


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