WILLIAM VAZQUEZ PORTAGE, IN William Vazquez, age 88 of Portage, formerly of Puerto Rico/Gary, IN, passed away Wednesday, December 5, 2012. He is survived by two children: Wilma Vazquez and Willie Vazquez both of Portage; four grandchildren: Ismael, Rafael, and Brandon all of Washington D.C., and Ferdinand of Portage; seven great grandchildren: Taina, Ismael Jr., Amina, Lina, Jason, Josiah, and Elijah all of Washington D.C.; sister, Margarita Vazquez of Puerto Rico. Preceded in death by his wife, Aurora Vazquez. Mr. Vazquez was retired from U.S. Steel with 33 years of very dedicated service. He was born and raised in Puerto Rico and came to Gary, IN in the 1950's to gain employment in the Steel Industry. William was a very loyal husband, father, grandfather, and compadre to many. Family and friends may call at Pruzin Brothers Funeral Service (2700 Willowcreek Road, Portage) on Saturday, December 8, 2012 from 10:00 A.M. - 12:30 P.M. Funeral services will begin at 12:30 P.M. from the Pruzin Brothers Chapel with Elizabeth Perez officiating. At rest Calvary Cemetery, Portage Family and friends may share an online condolence or memory at www.pruzinfuneralservice.com
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Published in The Times from Dec. 6 to Dec. 7, 2012