Michele Lee Espinoza
Michele Lee Espinoza
VAN WERT, Ohio — Michele Lee Espinoza, 47, went to meet her heavenly Father on Sunday, Feb. 25 at her home in Van Wert, Ohio, with family present.

Michele was born in Van Wert, on Aug. 5, 1970, to Leandro Martinez of Racine, Wisconsin, and Mary Pissarro who also resides with their heavenly Father.

She is survived by her husband, Gary Espinoza Sr. of Van Wert, sons, Gary L. (Candace Pescosolido) Espinoza Jr. of Van Wert, and Ritchie C. Espinoza of Celina, Ohio, and daughter, Vanessa A. Espinoza of Van Wert. She is also survived by her granddaughter, Piper Sophia Espinoza who is to be born June 2, 2018.

She leaves behind many brothers and sisters, aunts and uncles, nieces and nephews, and cousins who will also miss her.

Michele was an extraordinary person and extremely loving mother. She fought her illness everyday so that she could be with her family. Every life she came into contact with she touched tremendously.

She put her heart and soul into her family and loved them all with a love that showed no bounds. The impact that she has made on this world is insurmountable and will never be forgotten. We love you so much and we are glad you are finally home. You will be missed every day.

Services will be observed privately by the family.

Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family. Condolences may be expressed at www.alspachgearhart.com.