Michael Espinosa

Michael A. Espinosa, (Cook), entered into eternal rest peacefully surrounded by his loved ones at Holy Cross Hospital on December 29, 2019 at the age of 60. He was a loving Husband to Maria (Rafa) Espinosa. Caring Father to Michael A. Espinosa Jr. and Kimberley Espinosa. Proud Grandfather of Reynaldo Xavier Sanchez. Loving Brother to Christina Espinosa (Esteban), Irene Rodriguez (Mario) and Josefina Gamboa.

Michael A. Espinosa is preceded in death by his mother Esperanza Godinez, father Angelo Espinosa, brother Jose Luis Espinosa and his sister Louisa Soto.

Michael A. Espinosa was born on November 24,1959 in Chicago, Illinois to Esperanza Godinez and Angelo Espinosa. He graduated from De La Salle Institute. He married his one true love Maria R. Espinosa (Chata) in 1986. Some of Michael’s favorite hobbies were singing and playing guitar. He was a member of the Holy Trinity Choir with his family. He also enjoyed watching Chicago sports, a true Chicago Cubs fan. His smile and laughter would light up the room every time he entered. His family and friends will live to remember his kindness and willingness to help anyone and everyone. He was a true Gentleman and loving person overall.

Visitation:  Friday January 3, 2020 at Christian Fellowship Church, 4220 W. 59th St. Chicago from 3:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Service: Saturday, January 4, 2020, prayers at 8:45 a.m. from Christian Fellowship Church, 4220 W.  59th St., Chicago. Funeral Mass/Celebration of Life 10:00 a.m. St. Nicholas of Tolentine, 3721 W. 62nd Street, Chicago. Burial Queen of Heaven Cemetery, 1400 S Wolf Road, Hillside.

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  1. Karen and Refugio Avalos Jr. (Gony)

    Our heart goes out to you and your family on the passing of your husband, father, brother and our best friend. Our hearts are saddened but we hold onto our memories of parties, baseball games, our family events shared together. know that you are in my thoughts and prayers always.

  2. So sorry for your loss. May he Rest In Peace!

  3. Our condolence on your great loss. It’s difficult to know just what to say but know that you have our deepest sympathy, prayers & love today and always🙏🙏🙏❤

  4. My condolences to the Espinoza family my prayers for the family and may He rest in peace May God give you strength for what you are going through, from Chavez Family

  5. The. Ruiz Family

    Wishing our condolences to the Espinosa family . Mike was a great guy and we are better people to have known him. Nothing but great memories of him and Chata Always a good smile and a warm hand shake.
    The Ruiz Family.
    Steve , Nika , Toñio and Miles.

  6. Wishing our condolences to the Espinosa family . Mike was a great guy and we are better people to have known him. Nothing but great memories of him and Chata Always a good smile and a warm hand shake.
    The Ruiz Family.
    Steve , Nika , Toñio and Miles.

  7. Ernestina Carrero

    My heart goes out to Chata and all his family. My dear cousin; you will be missed!

  8. Virginia &Mike Delgado

    Condolences to the Espinosa family
    May God give all comfort in his memory

  9. John & Josie Sepulveda

    We were very sorry to learn of the passing of cousin Micheal. Please accept our condolences. May Micheal Rest In Peace. He can now make music in a better place.

  10. It was a pleasure Mike you will forever be in my heart and memory. May you now Rest In Peace.

  11. Armando Martinez Jr and Fam.

    Our condolences to the Espinoza family. With a heavy heart… Rest In Peace Miguel Ángel Espinosa.
    I miss my cousin…

  12. Connie Hernandez

    So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. GOD rest his soul!

  13. María del Socorro Rodríguez Torres

    Estamos en oración con ustedes un abrazo desde San Luis Potosí México
    Familia Rodriguez Torres

  14. Luis Tarcisio Arteaga Pineda

    Mi mas sentido pésame por la perdida de un ser tan querido. Mis oraciones por él y su familia.

  15. Mis mas sentidas condolencias. Oro para que la Paz y el consuelo de Dios los acompañen y fortalezcan . En estos momentos dificilez bendiciones!

  16. To Rafa and Mike’s children, and friends,
    We extend our sincerest condolences and prayers for God’s comfort and consolation.
    We will never forget Mike’s contagious smile and laughter.
    He was a kind and gentle friend and family man.
    His love of music and song will not be forgotten.
    Thank you Cook for your friendship!!
    The Bustamante family prays with you all!

  17. I am deeply sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. I will never forget his big smile and his kindness. God rest his soul!

  18. Jorge Casarrubias

    To the Espinoza family and friends we the Casarrubias family feel your loss. Mr. Espinoza was truly a great man with beautiful character and a beautiful soul. We will keep you in our prayers and please call to us if you need anything.

  19. Maria, I can only imagine what you are going through. I was saddened when I heard the news. I am very honored and grateful that I was able to meet Mike and will never forget his kind and jolly soul. May god bless and comfort you and your family during this difficult time. My love and condolences to you and your family.

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