Eduardo "Eddie O" Ornelas Castillo

March 8th, 2019

Eduardo "Eddie O" Ornelas Castillo, 70, of Gary, Indiana passed away peacefully on March 8, 2019. He is survived by his loving wife, Barbara Ornelas, son; Eduardo Ornelas Jr., daughters; Esperanza (Rob) Ornelas, Mariam Ornelas, and Teresa (Carlos) Colon, brothers; Andres and Ernesto, sisters; Susana, Esperanza (Mike), and Rosario, many nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Eduardo is preceded in death by his parents; Andres and Juanita, his daughter Christina, granddaughter; Anna and brothers; Henry and Steve.

Eduardo was a devoted family man and adored by many. He would light up any room. His family always came first. He was a caring and giving person. He would give you his last dollar if you were in need. His grandchildren thought he was the coolest Grandpa. He has made such a positive impact on our family and so many friends and our memories of him will live on forever in our hearts. He was a well respected man of his time. His legacy lives on in us. He was very loved and will be missed by many.

His visitation will take place on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Calumet Park Funeral Chapel & Crematory, 370 N. County Line Road, Hobart, IN 46342. His Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 2447 Putnam St., Lake Station, IN on Wed., Mar. 13, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. with Fr. Roque Meraz officiating. Interment at Ridgelawn Cemetery, Gary, IN.

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March 12th, 2019 from 4:00PM - 8:00PM
Calumet Park Funeral Chapel & Crematory

370 N. County Line Road, Hobart, IN 46342 VIEW MAP

T 219-940-3791
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March 13th, 2019 at 11:00AM
St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church

2447 Putnam St., Lake Station, IN VIEW MAP