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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


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