The Curry Coastal Pilot

Anthony Joseph Espinoza

Jan. 6, 1981-Dec. 24, 2013

Former Brookings resident Anthony Joseph Espinoza passed away Dec. 24, 2013, in Ojai, Calif.

He was born Jan. 6, 1981, in Ventura Calif.

Anthony had many talents and hobbies. He loved music, golfing and fishing. He loved his family, his girlfriend and her daughter.

With the tragedy of his death, three of Anthony's organs were donated. Anthony saved three lives on Christmas Day! Anthony's spirit will live on.

Survivors include his father and stepmom Joseph and Linda Espinoza of Brookings; mom Lisa Poush-Koppelman of Ojai , Calif.; brothers Michael Espinoza, Geno Espinoza, and Josh Michlitsch; sister Malinda Baldwin; niece and nephew Klara and Kaleb Baldwin.

He was preceded in death by his brother Jonathan Herrera.

A memorial service will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at Brookings Harbor Christian Church, 777 Fifth St., Brookings.

In lieu of flowers the family requests remembrances be made in Anthony's name to Outreach Gospel Mission, P.O. Box 993, Brookings, OR 97415; or to South Coast Humane Society, P.O. Box 7833, Brookings, OR 97415.

Submitted by the family.