ANTHONY D. LEYVA HIGHLAND, IN
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Anthony D. Leyva, age 94, of Highland, IN passed away peacefully at home with his family at his side on Monday, March 24, 2014. He was born on December 31, 1919 in Michoacan, Mexico. Anthony is survived by his children: Anthony "Tony" (Linda) Leyva of Port Orange, FL, Sandra Gamble of Moberly, MO, Mark J. Leyva of Highland, IN, Lisa Marie Leyva of Maitland, FL, Thomas (Aleisa) Leyva of Champions Gate, FL, and Matthew (Rosa) Leyva of Concord, CA; grandchildren: Dawn, Scott, Andre', Jana, Jessie, Nick, SSG Mark Leyva Jr., Tom and Ariana; great grandchildren: Josh, Mariah, Jabri, Dyawna and Katlyn. Preceded in death by his wife, Sally (nee Gonzalez) Leyva; parents; and several brothers and sisters. Anthony was a WWII U.S. Army veteran, a graduate of E.C. Washington High School, and Indiana University. He was retired from the East Chicago/Gary School Systems and active in the Cursillo, and Migrant Worker's Movements. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 10:00 AM at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, 3510 Deodar Street, East Chicago, IN with Rev. Juan C. Gonzalez, C.PP.S. officiating. Burial to follow at St. John Cemetery, Hammond, IN. Visitation at FIFE FUNERAL HOME, 4201 Indianapolis Blvd., East Chicago, IN will be from 3:00 to 7:00 PM on Friday, March 28, 2014. Rosary 6:00 PM Friday. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the American Heart or
s in his memory would be appreciated. To share a memory or send a permanent online condolence, logon to www.fifefuneralhome.com.
Fife Funeral Home Inc
4201 Indianapolis Blvd
East Chicago, IN 46312
Published in The Times on Mar. 27, 2014