Candelario Rivera

Obituary for Candelario Rivera

February 2, 1927 - June 9, 2018
Chicago, Illinois | Age 91


Candelario Rivera, 91 passed away Saturday, June 9, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of the Late Consuelo Rivera nee Feliciano. Devoted Father of Emma, Maria (Heriberto) Carrero, Luz Trevino, Nelson (Yolanda), Ricardo (Veronica), Rebecca (Craig) Sweeney, and Joseph (Catherine). Fond Grandfather of Heriberto Jr., John (Natalie), Janel, Jose, Gabriela, Angel, Jordan, Devin, Diego, Daniel, Cruz, Max, Madeline, Sydney, and Joseph. Loving Great-Grandfather of Julian, Edrian and Jonah. Dear Brother, Uncle, and Friend to many. Known as "pop" to his children and "papa" to his wonderful grandchildren. Candelario was devoted to his family, loved to make those around him laugh with his humorous jokes, adored his world series champion Chicago cubs, and religiously played his favorite lottery numbers. He lived a long, fulfilling life influencing those he met along his journey. Visitation Friday, June 15, 2018 from 3:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Russo's Hillside Chapels, 4500 Roosevelt Road, Hillside, Illinois 60162 with services at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Service Saturday, June 16, 2018 at Russo's Hillside Chapels at 10:30 a.m. interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery 1400 South Wolf Road, Hillside, Illinois. Please visit Candelario's personal tribute website at and sign his guest book.

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