Elmwood Funeral Chapel & Crematory

Visitation Information

Peter C. Sandoval

Passed away on December 21, 2019

Peter Castro Sandoval, age 86, lifelong of South Chicago passed away on December 21, 2019. Beloved husband of Olivia for 64 years. Loving father of Jennie (Edward) Dobry, Antonio (Virginia) Sandoval, Debra Sandoval Gonzalez and Kathryn (Gerard) Skaro-Sandoval. Devoted grandfather of James Jr. (Anel) Solorio, late Mark Solorio, Danielle (Frank) Beyer, Vincent Sandoval, Manuel Gonzalez III, Jillian Gonzalez, Alyssa (Michael) Kearney, Steve Stremplewski, Stephanie Stremplewski, Melissa Albert, Joseph Skaro and Laura (Al) Wachowski.  Cherished great-grandfather of Alexandria, Jasmine, James III, Anamarie, Victor, Seth, Penelope, Jackson, Jack, Henry and Colette and great-great grandfather of Mario, Aaliyah, Christian, Jeremiah, Angelina, Adrian, and Xavier. Dear son of the late John and late Juana Castro Sandoval. Loving brother of the late Eusebio (late Lily) Castro, late Esther (Michael) Quiroz, late Raymond Castro, late Margaret(late Rudy) Davila, late Jesse (Cecilia) Castro, Leonard (Martha) Castro, Mary (late Edward) Ryan, late Steve (Judy) Castro, Teresa Mendoza Beas, Conception (late Humberto) Vela, Guadalupe Castro, Socorro (Jesse) Espinosa, late John Castro, Jr., Henry (Francis) Castro, Carmen (Samuel) Cortes and Joseph (Susan) Castro. Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews and godfather to many godchildren.  U.S. Army Corporal, Korean War where he was the recipient of two Purple Hearts, the Bronze Star with a “V” for Valor and The Korean Service Ribbon with four Stars. Member of American Legion South Deering Post #1238. Retired employee of the City of Chicago and longtime active member of Our lady of Guadalupe Church in South Chicago, a upstanding community leader involved with the youth and many local organizations. Visitation Sunday, January 5, 2020 from 1-8 p.m. Funeral services Monday, January 6, 2020 at 8:45 a.m. from the Elmwood Chapel 11200 S. Ewing Ave. Chicago to Our Lady of Guadalupe Church. Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. Interment Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery Elwood, IL. 773-731-2749. www.elmwoodchapel.com.


Prayers at Elmwood Chapel
Monday, January 6, 2020 - 8:45 am

Funeral Mass:
Our Lady of Guadalupe Church
3200 E. 91st Street
Chicago, Illinois 60617
Monday, January 6, 2020 - 9:30 am

Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery
Elwood , Illinois

Visitation Location

East Side
11200 S. Ewing Ave
Chicago, IL 60617
(773) 731-2749


Visitation Information

Sunday, January 5, 2020 - 1:00 pm until 8:00 pm

"Dearest Cat, Deb and Mrs Sandoval and family. Words can't express how sorry I am for your loss at this time of the season. May our Lord give you strength at this most difficult time. Love you all "
- Leslie Tighe
December 24, 2019 2:34 pm

"My deepest condolences to the Sandoval family, may God hold you close during this difficult time. "
- Carmela Mendiola
December 27, 2019 10:07 am

"Sorry for your loss,my sympathies to you and your family"
- Dana Aseves
December 27, 2019 10:42 am

"Our deepest sympathies, condolences and prayers are extended to the Castro/Sandoval family. I learned a lot from Pete. He helped me with my introduction to local politics. I was honored to manage his campaign for Democratic Committeeman in 1999-2000."
- Richard L. Martinez, Jr.
December 27, 2019 1:36 pm

"My sincere condolences to the Sandoval family."
- Judge a Harry Buoscio
January 1, 2020 8:38 pm

"Will always remember Mr. Sandoval as a neighborhood, leader, friend and brother in arms. RIP Pete, will miss you and thanks for the memories."
January 3, 2020 6:39 am

"My deepest condolences to you comadre, Olivia, my God daughter Alyssa and the entire family. Wishing you peace to bring comfort to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts. "
- Beatrice L Castaneda
January 3, 2020 9:01 am

"My deepest condolences to the Sandoval family. Pete was always friendly and kind to me and my husband Kris. May his soul rest in peace."
- Susan Loncar
January 3, 2020 12:58 pm

"My deepest condolence to you and your family. Prayers and strength to you and your family and may he Rest In Peace ."
- Sandra Gonzales Howard
January 4, 2020 7:54 am

"To the Sandavol and Castro family you have my very deepest condolences.A great man has gone to be with the Lord.Rest on."
- Patricia A.Jones
January 6, 2020 6:53 am

Candles Lit
"May God welcome your Dad home with open arms. "
- leslie2024@comcast.net
December 24, 2019 2:35 pm