ENRIQUE "RICKY" P. ESPINOZA Passed away peacefully Sunday, March 14, 2010. Ricky was born July 15, 1928 and is part of the original families of Canoga Park, California. He leaves behind his wife and partner of 55 years, Evangelina "Vangie"; son, John Espinoza; daughters, Dolores Reed-Flores (Pete), and Peggy Dinino (Ken); three grandchildren, Alexandria, Gabrielle and Dean Reed; brothers, Ysidro "Chilo", Ben, Ernest "Horse", Jess "Chuy", Amador, Robert and Johnny Espinoza; his sister, Lucy "Chita" Ballesteros; as well as his extended loved ones of the Perez, Hernandez and Espinoza families. Viewing and visitation will be held Thursday, March 18, 2010, 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., with Rosary at 7:00 p.m., at Gates Kingsley Gates (next to uncle Chuy's yard). Funeral services Friday, 10:00 a.m., at Our Lady of the Valley Church in Canoga Park, with I nterment to follow at Oakwood Memorial Park, in Chatsworth.
Published in Los Angeles Daily News on Mar. 17, 2010