Elmwood Funeral Chapel & Crematory

Visitation Information

Mario Huerta, "Uncle Merv"

Passed away on March 14, 2020

Mario Huerta, “Uncle Merv”, age 66, late of South Chicago, passed away March 14, 2020.  Devoted son of the late Jose and late Delfina Huerta.  Loving brother of the late Ricardo, late Johnny, Nora, Hector, late Ray and late Enrique.  Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews.  Mario was a retired Ironworker with Local #63, a master model builder, an avid Chicago White Sox, Bears and Blackhawks fan and loved to take care of his yard and the neighborhood curb.  Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, visitation, funeral services and the committal at St. Mary Cemetery will be held privately for the immediate family.  Extended family, friends and neighbors are encouraged to contact the family via telephone, social media or leave condolences on the funeral home website.  In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Childhood Leukemia Foundation in Mario’s name would be appreciated.  773-731-2749  www.elmwoodchapel.com





Funeral Service:
Elmwood Chapel
11200 S. Ewing Ave
Chicago, IL 60617
Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 11:00 am

St. Mary Cemetery
87th and Hamlin
Evergreen Park, Illinois 60805

Visitation Location

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


Visitation Information

Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 8:30 am until 11:00 am

"To my very best friend and running buddy.You will always hold a special place in my heart. "
- David Martinez
March 20, 2020 8:39 pm

"Smurf I'll always remember the times we spent at the ok corral smoking a cigar and drinking a cold one you friend Oscar "
- Antonio Chico
March 26, 2020 10:07 am

"Mario was a great friend, he taught me a lot, he would do anything for you. My deepest condolences. "
- Romolo L Cipolla
March 27, 2020 3:02 pm

Candles Lit