Salvador Lopez

July 30, 1933 ~ June 16, 2019 (age 85)

Salvador Lopez, age 85 of East Chicago, Indiana, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2019 with family at his side.  Survived by his beloved wife, Rose M. Lopez; loving father of: Guadalupe Chapa, Jesus "Chuey" Lopez, Salvador "Chava" (Sally) Lopez and Maggie (Isidro) Flores and son-in-law Gary Gordon; proud grandfather of 12 grandchildren: Rudy (Dawn) Gonzalez, Christine & Gina Chapa, Lauryn (Sean) Hildebrand, Ezra, Titus, Ana & Rosie Lopez, Simon Lopez, Ashley, Isabel & Esperanza Flores; loving great grandfather of 2 great granddaughters: Jericho and Jonah; fond brother of Teresa Lopez, Patricio (Juanita) Lopez, Jose (Victoria) Lopez and Maria (Ramon) Cortez; many nieces, nephews, loving relatives and friends. He was preceded in passing by his loving daughter, Blanca E. Lopez; son-in-law, Augustine Chapa; siblings, Carlos, Ramon, Rosa and Luis Lopez and  parents, Manuel and Maria Guadalupe Lopez.

Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 10:00 AM at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, 3510 Deodar Street, East Chicago, Indiana.  Burial Services will  follow at St John-St Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Hammond, Indiana. Friends may visit with the family on Friday, June 21, 2019 from 4:00-8:00 PM at the Oleska-Pastrick Funeral Home, 3934 Elm Street, East Chicago, IN. Family and friends may also visit at the OLG Church on Saturday morning from 9:30 AM until time of Mass.

Salvador was a longtime resident of East Chicago, Indiana and was retired from Inland Steel Company after 37 years of faithful service. He was a member of USW local 1010 and the Inland Steel 25 Year Club. He was a true gentleman whose kindness and integrity will live on in the memories of all who knew and loved him.

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