Jose A. Rios Sr.

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Jose A. Rios, Sr. "Maddog", age 82 of East Chicago passed away Tuesday, September 9, 2008 at St. Catherine Hospital. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Mary (nee Alonzo); four children: Dennis (Peggy) Rios of Merrillville, Susan (Tony) Rios of East Chicago, Patricia (Peter II) Murphy of Tampico, IL and Laura Rios of East Chicago; five grandchildren: Dan (Angel), Monica, Eric (Veronica), Kevin and Jessica; four great grandchildren: Christian and Devin Padilla and Brianna and Eric Rios Jr.; one brother; two sisters; nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents: Soloman and Elouise Rios; two sons: Robert and Joseph Rios. Funeral services will be held Friday, September 12, 2008 at 9:00 a.m. at the Fife Funeral Home, 4201 Indianapolis Blvd., East Chicago with Msgr. John Siekierski officiating. Burial St. John Cemetery, Hammond. Visitation at the Fife Funeral Home Thursday from 4:00-8:00 p.m. American Legion will post colors 6:00 p.m. Thursday. Jose retired from Inland Steel Co. in 1986 after 40 years of service. He was a WWII U.S. Navy veteran, member of American Legion Allied Post 369, an avid White Sox and Chicago Bears fan, loved working on his garden and loved his cat "B.C".
Published in The Times from Sept. 10 to Sept. 12, 2008