Liviem Espiritu, retired officer, passes away

Correctional Officer Liviem Espiritu wearing his uniform in grainy staff ID image.
Liviem Espiritu

Retired Correctional Officer Liviem Espiritu passed away Jan. 30, 2023. He began his CDCR career as a cadet at the Richard A. McGee Correctional Training Center in March 2007.

After graduating the Basic Correctional Officer Academy, Espiritu reported to Salinas Valley State Prison in July. Two years later, he transferred to Pleasant Valley State Prison, where he remained until retiring Jan. 26, 2022.

“Liviem will be greatly missed by all who worked with him,” according to a statement issued by the institution.

A viewing will be held Feb. 17 from 3 to 7 p.m.

The funeral will be held Feb. 18 from 9 to 10 a.m. at Whitehurst-McNamara Funeral Service, 100 W. Bush St., Hanford.

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