Fernando Rico

Fernando “Freddy” Rico age 87 years old passed away peacefully, Tuesday September 26, 2017 at Swedish Covenant Hospital in Chicago, Illinois.

Freddy as he was known to his family and friends is survived by his loving wife of 53 years: Antonia C. Gonzalez his dear children: Javier Gonzalez and Susie Gonzales. Cherished grandfather of John Steven and Melissa and great-grandfather of five. Freddy was preceded in death by his parents: †Juan and Petra Rico and his two sisters †Cathy Flores and †Luisa Lemus.

Freddy was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and relocated and raised on 18th Street in Pilsen. Freddy was a staple to the Pilsen community and that is where he met Antonia and joined in union and together  resided in Pilsen   for over 53 years.  Freddy will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

Visitation: Sunday, October 1, 2017 from 3:00 pm till 8:00 p.m. at Holy Trinity Church, 1850 S. Throop Street, Chicago, Illinois 60608.  Funeral Service: Monday, October 2, 2017 prayer service at 8:45am at Holy Trinity Church, 1850 S. Throop Street, Chicago, Illinois 60608. Funeral Mass at 10:00 am at St. Pius V. Church, 1901 S. Ashland  Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60608. Burial at St. Mary Cemetery on 87th Street & Hamlin Ave., Evergreen Park, Illinois.

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  1. So very Sorry for your loss. May God bless you and your family. My sincere condolences for your Family. May your Dad rest in eternal Glory

  2. Praying for each and every one of his family members, my condolences to everyone and may he rest in peace!!!

  3. I am so sorry for your loss. I will pray for Freddy and for your whole family. Please accept my condolences. May your father Rest In Peace.

  4. Loretta Hernandez :

    My deepest condolences to you and your family. May God bless you in this difficult time.

  5. Gabriela Nájera :

    Siento mucho la partida de fred mis condolencias para usted míss tony .

  6. Beatrice Cisneros :

    Javier I’m so sorry for your loss. May your father rest in paradise. I’m leaving to Mexico Saturday and won’t be able to attend the funeral services but I will be there in heart. Take care my friend.

  7. My deepest condolences Jav.
    Rest Easy …

  8. My deepest condolences Javi, to you and your family. I pray that you will find comfort and joy in the memories created with your dad and may he rest in Paradise.

  9. Katy Valentin :

    Javier, recibe mi mas sincero pesame para tí y tu familia. Que descanse en paz tu papá. Que Dios les de la fortaleza y la serenidad para sobrellevar esta trizte perdida. Que Dios los cuide y bendiga.

  10. Linda Gonzalez :

    My deepest condolences Javier Gonzalez to you and your family.

  11. Brother Javy, so sorry for the passing of your father. May you and your family be well.

  12. David Villarreal :

    My prayers and my condolences to the whole family Rico Rest In Peace

  13. Javi sending you my deepest condolences to you and your family on the passing of your father. I know there are no words that may comfort you at this moment but you will be in my prayers during this difficult time. May his memories live on within you and make you smile.

  14. Piera Mussari :

    My deepest condolences to you Javier and your Family🙏🏻 Keeping you in prayer 🙏🏻 may your Father R.I.P

  15. Georgina Merino :

    Javi querido, mi corazón siente tu dolor y estoy contigo para darte un abrazo.
    Extiende el abrazo a tu mamá y a toda tu familia

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