Carmen Lopez, age 89, of East Chicago, IN passed away December 18, 2020 at St Catherine Hospital. Survived by 6 children; Edwin (Paula), Milton (Dolores), Ricky (Lupe) and Agripino, Jr. (Angie) Lopez, Lupita (Wilfredo) Feliciano and Carmen (Robert) Mobley. Raised like a son and first grandchild; Edwin S. Lopez, Jr. and 16 loving grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; 2 sisters: Juanita (Ruben) Delgado and Carmen D. Lopez; many loving nieces and nephews, special niece, Nilda G. Lopez, who was brought to East Chicago from Puerto Rico by Carmen and raised her like her own daughter. Preceded by her husband Agripino S. Lopez, Sr.
Carmen and her husband Agripino Lopez, Sr. were both born in Humaco, Puerto Rico and settled in East Chicago. Her husband worked in the steel mills and she was a homemaker raising her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed cooking everyday for her family. She was a devoted member of St Patrick Church. She always made sure to give us her blessings everyday. She will be truly missed by her loving family and friends.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, December 30. 2020 at 10:00 a.m.at St Patrick Church, East Chicago, with Rev. Ivan Carrillo, officiating. At Rest, St John Cemetery, Hammond, IN. Friends may visit with the family Tuesday from 4:00-8:00 p.m at Oleska-Pastrick Funeral Home, 3934 Elm Street, East Chicago, IN and also at St Patrick Church from 9:30 a.m. until time of mass.