Elmwood Funeral Chapel & Crematory

Visitation Information

Fortino L. Garibay, Sr.

Passed away on January 17, 2020

Fortino L. Garibay, Sr. Age 80. Late of the East Side, formerly of South Chicago. Passed away on January 17, 2020. Beloved husband of Diduvina (nee Soto) for 52 years. Loving father of Maria A. (Sergio) Gallegos, Ana L. (Rogelio Sr.) Navarro, Fortino E. Jr. (Eva Maria) Garibay, Claudia (David) Garibay, and Roberto (Liliana) Garibay. Cherished grandfather of Rogelio Jr., Gabriel, Amanda, Brian, Jacob, Anna Dalay, Fortino III, Roberto A., and Diego. Survived by his siblings: Maria Luisa, Maria Dolores, Marcial, Victor, Antonio, Patricia, Luz Elena, and Ester Maria Guadalupe. Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents Marcial and Antonia, and siblings: Julia, Rosalia, and Sara Berta. Fortino worked as a steel worker for Valley Mould & Iron Corporation and Republic Steel. Visitation will take place on Friday, January 24, 2020 from 2p.m. - 9p.m. at the Elmwood Funeral Chapel 11200 S. Ewing Ave. Chicago, IL. Funeral Saturday, January 25, 2020, at Elmwood Funeral Chapel at 10:15 a.m. followed by Mass of Christian Burial at the Immaculate Conception Church 2944 East 88th Street Chicago, IL 60617 at 11:00 a.m. Burial at Holy Cross Cemetery. 773-731-2749. www.elmwoodchapel.com.



Prayers at Elmwood Chapel
Saturday, January 25, 2020 - 10:15 am

Funeral Mass:
Immaculate Conception Church
88th and Commerical Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60617
Saturday, January 25, 2020 - 11:00 am

Holy Cross Cemetery
801 Michigan City Road
Calumet City, Illinois 60409

Visitation Location

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


Visitation Information

Friday, January 24, 2020 - 2:00 pm until 9:00 pm

"The angels are always near to those who are grieving, to whisper to them that their loved ones are safe in the hands of God. Always remember those we love don’t go away, they walk besides us everyday. RIP Bito, your grandchildren will miss you greatly."
- Lucy and Ruben Rios
January 18, 2020 9:32 pm

"My condolences. Sorry for your loss. Sending lots of love and support."
- Victor Lopez
January 19, 2020 9:31 am

"Que descanse en paz. Fue un gran hombre y muy buen amigo de nuestra familia."
- Familia de Fidel y Lola Rodriguez
January 20, 2020 12:15 pm

Candles Lit
"Father may you rest in peace."
- Maria Gallegos
January 19, 2020 10:29 am