ORLANDO FIGUEROA "FIGG" EAST CHICAGO, IN
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Orlando "Figg" Figueroa, age 46, of East Chicago, IN passed away peacefully at home with his family on Wednesday, August 27, 2014. Orlando is survived by his loving wife, Renee Ramos Figueroa, loving children: step-son, Joshua Valdivia, Jake, Olivia and Julia Figueroa; father-in-law, John (Corky) Ramos; mother-in-law, Lydia Ramos; sister-in-law, Nikki (Dan) Mika; niece, Madison Mika; lifelong childhood friends: Jose Garza and Javier Almendarez; special cousins: Andre and Carol Bribiesca, Dan and Jennifer Castaneda; and Beverly Armenta and family. Preceded in death by his parents: Oscar and Aurora Figueroa. Friends are invited to visit with the family on Sunday, August 31, 2014 from 2:00p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at FIFE FUNERAL HOME, 4201 Indianapolis Blvd., East Chicago, IN. Father Dominic Bertino will hold a prayer service at 6:00 p.m. at the funeral home on Sunday. Orlando attended Indiana Harbor Catholic Elementary School, Bishop Noll Institute ('86) and Indiana University. He was the proprietor of Oscar D's Bar; Figg Properties; and a member of the East Chicago Goodfellow's Club. Orlando was an avid sports fan, especially his beloved USC football team. He drew a crowd to himself wherever he went; by his captivating story telling about life experiences which he always added his own twist and his famous "Figgisms." Orlando was loved by many and will be sorely missed. Please omit flowers; donations to the family would be greatly appreciated. "To share a memory or send a permanent online condolence, please logon to: www.fifefuneralhome.com".
Fife Funeral Home Inc
4201 Indianapolis Blvd
East Chicago, IN 46312
Published in The Times on Aug. 29, 2014