Jesse " Hooker " Roque, age 85, of East Chicago, Indiana, passed away Sunday, July 5, 2020. Mr. Roque is survived by his wife, Connie; daughter, Sheila A. (Craig) Bronson and son, Ruy "Buck" Roque; six Grandchildren; four Grandchildren; sister, Dolores Roque; and many Nieces, Nephews, Family and Friends. Jesse is preceded in passing by his son, Guy Roque; his parents, Jesus and Catalina Roque; nine Brothers and three sisters.
Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, 3510 Deodar Street, East Chicago, Indiana, with Father Carlos Sosa, A.I.C., Officiating. Friends may visit with the family on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of Mass at 10:30 a.m. FACE MASKS AND SOCIAL DISTANCING WILL BE REQUIRED. Private Cremation Services will precede the Funeral Mass.
Mr. Roque was a lifelong Resident of East Chicago, Indiana. He was a Retired employee of Inland Steel Company with 33 years of dedicated service. He was a Member of USW Local 1010 and the Inland Steel 25 Year Club. He was in the US Army Reserves for many years after graduating from ECW. Jesse enjoyed playing golf and bowled with many bowling teams throughout the area. His favorite enjoyment was spending time with his family and friends. He will be missed by all of his loving family and friends. To leave an online remembrance or to send condolences to the family please use this website. For more Information, you may Call Oleska-Pastrick Funeral Home of East Chicago at (219) 398-0938.