Deborah “Debbie” Ann Munoz, age 57 passed away at her home on Saturday, April 16, 2022 surrounded by her family. Debbie was born to Dominic and Anita “Annie” Serrano on January 10, 1965 in East Chicago, Indiana. Debbie married Edwin Munoz of 35 years on April 18, 1987 at Black Oak Baptist Church.
Debbie graduated from Calumet High School and began her career as a deputy clerk for several years for the City of Gary. She most recently was employed at Party Liquor for many years. She was a loving sister, wife, mother and grandmother. Debbie loved her children and adored all her grandchildren. She was known as “Titi or Aunt Deb” and loved all her nieces and nephews. Everyone in the community loved Debbie as she would help anyone she could. She was a huge Chicago Cubs fan and had a fun spirit that will be missed my many.
Debbie is survived by her loving husband Edwin Munoz of Gary; their children Edwin “Eddie” Munoz of Gary, Raymond (Helen) Munoz of Whiting and Carmen (Mike) Munoz of Gary; her grandchildren Arianna, Edwin, Carson, Anabelle, Nayeli, Ariel and Damien, her siblings Dominic Serrano (Delores) of Hammond, David Serrano of Gary and Tencia (Boris) Sajkich of Hammond. Debbie was preceded in death by her parents Dominic and Anita (Annie) Serrano, her niece Christina Eliza Gonzalez and great-nephew Josiah Cantu.
Friends may visit with family on Friday, April 22, 2022 from 3-7 pm at Calumet Park Funeral Chapel, 7535 West Taft Street, Merrillville, IN 46410 where a celebration of life service will be held at 6:30 pm. Family member Jill Pena will officiate and say a few words about Debbie. Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home 1531 Cobblestone Blvd., Elkhart, IN 46514 is assisting the Munoz family. Online condolences may be made to the Munoz family at www.stemmlawsonpeterson.com.
Please join the family for a memorial dinner after the wake on Friday. Location to be announced.
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