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1924 Celestino 2021

Celestino Rivera

May 19, 1924 — October 19, 2021

Beloved husband of the late Elsie D.
Loving father of Richard (Sam), Billy (Larry) Appleby, Maryanne (James) Stowell, Celestino, Jr. (Sue), and Ramona (Dominic) Rivera.
Cherished grandfather of Gevevieve (Matt), Angelique, Larry, Jr., Tabetha (Robert), Jamie, James II (Kristen), Celestino III (Davina), Michael (Tina), Antonette (Matthew), Christopher (Eliz), Jennifer (Robert), and Katrina.
Adored great grandfather to 24 and great great grandfather to 6.
Dear brother of Raymond Rivera and Maria Rivera.
Much loved uncle of many.

Celestino was a proud Veteran of WWII who enjoyed collecting sports memorabilia and was an avid White Sox and Chicago Bear's Fan.

In lieu of flowers please donate to a local Veteran's or Heart Association.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Friday, October 22, 2021

11:00am - 1:00pm (Central time)

Sax-Tiedemann Funeral Home & Crematorium

9568 Belmont Ave, Franklin Park, IL 60131

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Funeral Service

Friday, October 22, 2021

Starts at 12:30pm (Central time)

Sax-Tiedemann Funeral Home & Crematorium

9568 Belmont Ave, Franklin Park, IL 60131

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