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Celedonio Hernandez Sr

March 3, 1926 ~ June 9, 2012 (age 86)

Celedonio Hernandez Sr. passed away Saturday June 9, at St. James Hospital.  Mr. Hernandez was born in Jourdanton, Texas on March 3, 1926.  He was a retired pipefitter for Vacudyne in Chicago Heights, Illinois and also worked for Calumet Steel and St. James Hospital.   Celedonio is survived by 3 sons: Celedonio Hernandez Jr. (Fran McArtor); Juan (Stella) Hernandez and David (Vicki) Hernandez all of Beecher, Illinois; 3 daughters: Nancy (Jimmy) Reynolds of Steger, Illinois, Diane Zunica  of Kankakee, Illinois and Rachel Hernandez (Joseph Poskin) of St. Anne, Illinois; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; 2 brothers: Blas Hernandez of Austin, Texas and Tiofilo Hernandez of Chicago Heights, Illinois; 2 half brothers and 3 half sisters.  Also surviving is a sister-in-law  Sandra (Hubert) Miller and 21 nephews and nieces.  His wife Rachel, 1 son Jose, 3 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild and a son in law Jack Zunica preceded him.
Visitation will be on Monday, June 11, 2012 from 2 until 9 p.m. and the funeral will be held on Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. both at the Hack  Funeral Home in Beecher, Illinois.  Burial will be at the St. Luke Cemetery in Beecher.  Memorials To Alzheimer’s Research Foundation.

 Service Information

June 11, 2012

2:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Hack Funeral Home
Beecher, Illinois
Funeral Service
June 12, 2012

11:00 AM
Hack Funeral Home
Beecher, Illinois

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