Isaac Ernesto Pena Sarmiento, 67, of Westfield, IN passed away Sunday, April 25, 2021. He was born October 23, 1953 in Valencia, Edo Carabobo, Venezuela son of Ramon Isaias Peña and Carmen Felicia Sarmiento de Peña.
Isaac or as he would say Licenciado Peña (Boñe), was born and raised in Valencia, Venezuela; where he started his professional career in Business administration as well as a university Professor. He was one of six children and was always a deeply devoted son, brother, uncle, husband, father, grandfather, and friend. Overall the most amazing human and family man of this world.
Isaac enjoyed life at his fullest, but his favorite things were to listen to good music while enjoying a glass of wine or whiskey, cooking and talking on the phone with his family, picking up and playing boxing with his grandson, loving on his nieces and nephews but mostly working at his magazine and making great friendships of which he was very proud of along the way. Great athlete, at his 20 years of age he achieved his black belt in Tai Kwon Do, taking 2nd place in the world‘s championship.
Most of his professional career while in Venezuela, he worked for “CANTV” the largest telecommunications company in Venezuela. Isaac moved to the United States in 2002, where he then started the successful CV latina Magazine “la revista donde su negocio se ve mejor”. He grew this as the number one and first Spanish magazine in the Midwest and today has published more than 200 issues.
Isaac was an active member of the Indianápolis community a big part of the Venezuelan Association. He was recognized in multiple occasions for his volunteer and hard work.
In addition to his parents, Isaac was preceded in death by his brother, Reyes Peña.
Survivors include his wife, Adalys Peña; daughter, Adahisa Peña; son, Isaac Peña; grandson Sebastian Peña; brothers, Ismael Peña and Jesus Peña; sisters, Trina Peña and Ana Peña; and nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will gather on Monday, May 3, 2021 at 10:30 am in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, 14596 Oak Ridge Road, Carmel, IN 46032, where the Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 11:30 am.
In lieu of flowers and in memory of Isaac, please consider donations to Bussell Family Funerals to assist the family in final expenses.
Arrangements entrusted to Bussell Family Funerals, Westfield-Carmel.
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