Alejandro S. Espinosa

December 21, 2020

Alejandro Samuel Espinosa, 65, of Gary, Indiana, passed away on Monday, December 21, 2020. He is survived by his loving sons, Eli and Kristian (Jennifer) Espinosa; siblings: Lucia Espinosa, Enriqueta (Steve) Chu, Fidel (Maria) Espinosa, Eduardo Espinosa, and Daniel (Loretta) Espinosa.

Nieces and nephews: Omar Espinosa, Gottlieb Max Chu, Nicolás Espinosa-Young, Cristina Espinosa, Jenessa (Ben) Mahar, Daniel Anthony (Deirdre) Espinosa and Roberto (Courtney) Espinosa.

Preceded in death by his parents: Fidel and Juliana Espinosa; brother, David Espinosa and niece, Mercedes Chu.

Alejandro graduated from Indiana University Northwest with a Bachelor of Arts in History. He was a Gary firefighter, served in the United States Navy, worked as carpenter in Dallas, Texas and moved into education as a substitute teacher in the Indiana Public School System. He was an avid reader with a passion for history, political science and Chicano studies. He spent hours at the library, was a movie buff, and enjoyed walks along the shoreline of Marquette Beach. He was inquisitive, independent and had a wicked sense of humor that kept people on their toesor left you in stitches. Alejandro was a man of faith, fiercely loyal and had a profound love for his parents, his siblings, their children, and his two sons.

Funeral services will be held privately by the family. Rendina funeral home entrusted with arrangements. For information, call 219-980-1141.

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