Romualdo “Tato” Vera, 68, of Chicago, IL, passed away on August 14, 2019 after a long battle with cancer. He is survived by his loving wife Miriam Vera, and children Renaldo, Mairim (Israel) Smith, Amanda (Kurt) McLaughlin, and Veronica. Proud grandfather of Jazlynn, Cynthia, Izaiah, Colin, Liam, and Grant.
Tato is well known by many for his kindness, his compassion, and most importantly his wonderful sense of humor. Tato worked hard his entire life to provide a better life for his family and leaves behind a legacy that will forever be remembered. Tato enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He also had a love for restoring vintage cars. He loved bowling with his nephews & family and golfing with his friends. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made by clicking on St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
Visitation will be on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 from 3-8 pm at Christian Fellowship Church 4220 W. 59th St. Chicago. Funeral Service to be held at 10:30 am Thursday at the church. Burial to follow at Mount Auburn Cemetery in Stickney.
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