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Wenceslao P. Rivas - 94

Chicago Heights, Illinois


Wenceslao P. Rivas. Age 94. Longtime Chicago Heights resident. Came from his hometown Tampico, Tamaulipas, Mexico in 1953. Retired after 36 years of service as a Crane Hooker at Calumet Steel. Husband for 70 years of Amelia nee Cruz. Father of Edward (Alicia) Rivas. Grandpa of Anna Maria (Thomas) Teniente, Edward Rivas Jr and Irene Rivas. Great grandpa of Dominique (Autumn), Thomas, Anthony, and Deanna Teniente, Dimitrio and Adelina Urbina. Great great grandpa of Dominique Jr and Santiago Alcantar. Son of the late Siria nee Perez and C. Celedonio Rivas. Brother of many living and predeceased brothers and sisters in Mexico. Uncle and friend of many. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W 14th St (US Rt 30, 3 blks E of Western Ave), Chicago Heights on Thursday August 10, 2023 from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Services at funeral home Friday August 11, 2023 10:00 am. Interment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. Info 708-481-9230 and



  • ataletobhi

    on 08/05/23

  • Monica Sanchez

    on 08/05/23

    My condolences to the Rivas family you will be missed my heart will always get happy when you would call to say we're going to Brownsville we would always love having you both around may you RIP Wenceslao Rivas
  • Kathrynanymn

    on 08/05/23

  • Marvinedupe

    on 08/07/23

  • StephenVap

    on 08/07/23

  • Wilburnneato

    on 08/08/23

  • David Salazar y Araceli Serrano

    on 08/10/23

    Mi más sentido pésame por la muerte de tu esposo! Pido a Dios les da mucha resignación y fortaleza para tu familia en los días que llegan. Que Dios los bendiga! Abrazos y amor para todo de ustedes!

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