Pena-Rodriguez, Lucila "Pita" Age 87 passed away peacefully Saturday, June 16, 2012 surrounded by her family. Born September 16, 1924 in Houston, Texas and a lifetime resident of Joliet. She loved cooking, shopping, going to church and spending time with her family and friends. Pita had a big heart. She will be loved and missed by all those who knew her. Preceded in death by her husband, Andrew Pena; four sons, John, Joseph, Edward and Jesse, one daughter; Mary; three brothrers, Antonio, Beto and John; one sister, Margarita, also her long time companion Chiquito. Survived by one son, Antonio (Joan) Pena; one daughter, Minerva Lopez; two sisters, Victoria and Rita, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren. Also numerous nieces, nephews family members and friends. Pita's family would like to thank all those from Joliet Area Hospice for their loving care and compassion. In lieu of flowers donations to the family would be appreciated. Funeral arrangements in care of: DELGADO FUNERAL CHAPEL 400 Landau Ave. at Jackson St., Joliet, Il. (815) 774-9220 VISITATION & DVD MEMORIAL: Thursday June 21, 2012 4:00 8:00 PM. at Delgado Funeral Chapel. Live webcast Visitation on-line for details call (815) 774-9220. Funeral services will be held from Delgado Funeral Chapel Friday, June 22, 2012 at 9:00 AM to Mt. Carmel Catholic Church 205 E. Jackson St. (Rt. 6) Joliet, IL for 10:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial. Interment: St. Patrick's Cemetery Joliet, IL.
Published in Herald News on June 20, 2012