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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

Visitation
Monday
June 11, 2012

2:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Hack Funeral Home
Beecher, Illinois

Funeral Service
Tuesday
June 12, 2012

11:00 AM
Hack Funeral Home
Beecher, Illinois


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