Lupe Pina, Sr., 72, of Findlay, died at 5:40 a.m. Monday, January 20, 2014 at the Bridge Hospice Care Center.
Lupe was born on September 18, 1941 in Laredo, Texas to the late Felipe and Guadalupe (Ruiz) Pina, Sr. He married Lucy R. Romero on June 30, 1962 and she preceded him in death on November 12, 1999.
Surviving are five children, Lupe Pina Jr., North Baltimore; John (Linda) Pina and Theresa (Chuck) Cooper, both of Findlay, Jeanette (Keith) Jeakle, McCutchenville, Ohio and Mary (John) Santmire of Findlay, a brother, Joe F. (Gloria) Pina of Findlay, seventeen grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
Lupe was preceded in death by a brother, Felipe Pina, Jr. in Decemeber of 1982.
Lupe retired from Cooper Tire and Rubber Company and was a member of St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, January 27, 2014 at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church-Downtown, with Fr. Jim Brown officiating.
Visitation will be held from 3-7 p.m. on Sunday, January 26, 2014 at KIRKPATRICK-BEHNKE FUNERAL HOME, with a Rosary at 7:00 p.m. Burial will be in Knollcrest Gardens east of Findlay.
Memorials may be made to St. Michael Parish.
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