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.