Jose V. Pareja, age 67, beloved husband for 45 years to Clara, nee Guerra. Loving father of Rocio (Michael) Coleman, Eunice (David) Hooker, Jose R. (Angelica) Pareja and Alicia Carrera. Cherished grandfather of Aiden, Sophie, Cynthia, Daniel, Jonathan, Amelia, Benjamin, Danae and Matias. Dear brother of Susana, Martha, Fernando, Jorge, Wilma, Cesar, Luis, Monica, Dora, Eduardo, Cecilia, Carlos and the late Carlos and Galo. Dearest uncle of countless nieces and nephews.
Jose was born in Ecuador and came to America at the age of 30. He was so proud to have lived the American dream by working hard and providing for and enjoying his family.
Visitation Sunday, November 15, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. with a private Funeral Service immediately following at 4:00 p.m. at Colonial Chapel, 15525 S. 73rd Ave. (155th/Wheeler Dr. & Harlem) Orland Park, IL. To uphold safety guidelines, all guests are asked to wear a mask and respect social distancing requirements. A live-stream of the service will be available, please visit Jose's obituary on Colonial Chapel's website at colonialchapel.com to view the live-stream of the service. The link will be posted shortly.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the American Heart Association are appreciated.
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