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William "Bill" "Uncle Mo" Cerrillos

June 8, 1928 January 26, 2018
William "Bill" "Uncle Mo" Cerrillos
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Obituary for William "Bill" "Uncle Mo" Cerrillos

William “Bill” “Uncle Mo” Cerrillos, age 89, a resident of Crest Hill, IL, formerly of Chicago, IL, St. John, IN and Romeoville, IL, passed away peacefully on Friday, January 26, 2018 at his home. He was born June 8, 1928 in Chicago.

Beloved husband of Rose Rita Cerrillos (nee Milczewski), whom he married September 3, 1955, loving father of David (Margaret) Cerrillos of Cary, NC and Tony (Michelle) Cerrillos of Plainfield, IL, adored grandfather of Amanda and Olivia Cerrillos; Breanna, Alexis, Jason and Tyler Cerrillos, devoted son of the late Herman and Pascuala Cerrillos, dear brother of Gloria (the late Aurelio “Greek”) Sanchez of Chicago, Nancy (the late William) Mayer of New Lenox, IL, Maria (the late Frank) Cholly of Tinley Park, IL and an infant sister, the late Lenorcita Cerrillos, fond brother-in-law, cousin, uncle, great-uncle and friend of many.

Bill grew up in Chicago’s Back of the Yards neighborhood and was a 46 year employee of Spiegel, Inc. He was a member of St Ambrose Catholic Church in Crest Hill and enjoyed reading and cars.

Visitation Tuesday, January 30, 2018, 3:00-9:00 PM at Overman-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 15219 S. Joliet Rd., Plainfield, IL.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, January 31, 10:30 AM at St. Mary Immaculate Catholic Church, 15629 S. Route 59, Plainfield.

Interment: Resurrection Cemetery, Justice, IL.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Bill’s memory can be made to:

The National Shrine of St. Therese, 8501 Bailey Rd., Darien, IL 60561, (630) 969-3311 (Shrine Office) or (800) 647-1430,


Parkinson's Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800, Miami, FL 33131, 1-800-4PD-INFO (473-4636),

For more information, please call (815) 436-9221.

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3:00 PM 1/30/2018 3:00:00 PM - 9:00 PM 1/30/2018 9:00:00 PM
Overman-Jones Funeral Home

15219 Joliet Rd.
Plainfield, IL 60544

Overman-Jones Funeral Home
15219 Joliet Rd. Plainfield 60544 IL
United States





10:30 AM 1/31/2018 10:30:00 AM
St. Mary Immaculate Parish

15629 S. Route 59
Plainfield, Illinois 60544

St. Mary Immaculate Parish
15629 S. Route 59 Plainfield 60544 Illinois
United States

Cemetery Details


Resurrection Catholic Cemetery Final Resting Place

7201 Archer Rd
Justice, IL 60458

7201 Archer Rd Justice 60458 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

The National Shrine of St. Therese

8501 Bailey Rd.
Darien, IL 60561

Parkinson's Foundation

200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800
Miami, FL 33131

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