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Celestino Rivera

May 19, 1924 ~ October 19, 2021 (age 97)

Obituary

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.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
October 22, 2021

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Sax-Tiedemann Funeral Home & Crematorium
9568 Belmont Ave.
Franklin Park, IL 60131

Funeral Service
Friday
October 22, 2021

12:30 PM
Sax-Tiedemann Funeral Home & Crematorium
9568 Belmont Ave.
Franklin Park, IL 60131

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