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Richard Bernard Castanedo age 65, long time resident of Pilsen. He went to be with the Lord on Wednesday January 13,2021. Rick was a devoted father to his son Rick Jr and his step daughters Maryjane Gamez and Melissa Sierra. He was a loving brother of John (Judy) Castanedo, Christine (Oracio) Ruiz, Linda (Jorge) Menchaca, Michael (Patricia) Castanedo, Toni. Loving uncle to many nieces and nephews along with great nieces and nephews. Richard was preceded in death by his parents Inez and John Castanedo
Rick will be known as a fond musician with multiple music talents. Rick loved to write, play his guitar, perform with his family, and play at his gig with his band mates from the group Caliente. Rick took great pride as an entertainer and will be missed by many.
Funeral Visitation: Thursday, January 21, 2021 at St. Procopius Church, 1200 West 18th Street( corner of 18th Street and Allport Street) Chicago, Illinois 60608. Lying in state from 9:15a.m. until time of Funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. Burial at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, 1400 S. Wolf Road, Hillside, Illinois.
**Due to COVID-19 Pandemic:
During the wake/ lying in state only groups of ten are allowed at a time. Funeral associates will be directing the attendees as they pay their respects and move along. No children under 13 are permitted. Only 50 people will be allowed in church for funeral mass. We will count upon entering the church. Names will be taken on a sign in sheet and every person is subject to temperature reading on the wrist or forehead. All must wear face coverings/masks and practice social distancing.
Rick, you will be missed, our hearts and prayers are with you and your family, Rest in Peace.
Love you cousin. You will be missed & will never forget the beautiful music you created.
Even though I have so many memories, I will miss you Cuz, miss seeing you perform, practicing or just having jam sessions. I will miss our talks, joking and especially your knowledge on music 🎵. Most of the happiest times in my life were watching you and Mike playing. Every time I hear music i will always think of you, Pete and Uncle Johnny. May you rest, now in peace. Love. Cousin Lena
Dee Panzica-Perez & Moses (Moe) Perez
So sorry to hear of Rick’s passing!!! Our hearts hurt for the family! We went to grammar school together & we all lived in same neighborhood of Pilsen. Our condolences & prayers for his family, to heal their hurting hearts!!