Elmwood Funeral Chapel & Crematory

Visitation Information

Camillo Villasenor, "Chippy"

Passed away on December 20, 2020

Camillo “Chippy” Villasenor, age 85. Late of South Chicago.  Passed away December 20, 2020.  Beloved husband of Hortense “Ortie” for 63 years. Loving father of Cynthia (Mickey) Lupa, Charles (Gloria) Villasenor, Camille (Juan) Ortega, and Arthur Villasenor.  Cherished grandfather of Michael and Gabriel Lupa, Lauren (Chris) Cummings, Lance, Logan, Charles, and Cali Villasenor, Juan, Kevin, Jenna, Daniel, and David Ortega.  Dearest great grandfather of Harper Cummings.  Dear brother of Gabriel (Cruz) Villasenor, Anthony (Rachel) Villasenor, late Arthur (late Stella) Villasenor, John (late Sally) Villasenor, and the late Manuel Chavez.  Fond, generous, and fun uncle of many nieces and nephews. Loving father figure to many. Camillo was a retired President of The Longshoremen's Association Local 101, Past President of The Chicago Mexica Lions Club, Past President of LULAC Illinois Council, and member of Indiana Harbor Old Timers Club. Visitation Sunday, December 27, 2020 from 1:00 – 6:00 pm.  Funeral Services Monday, December 28, 2020 at 9:15 am from Elmwood Chapel, 11200 S. Ewing Ave., Chicago to Our Lady of Guadalupe Church.  Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 am.  Entombment Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Chicago Lighthouse (for the blind or visually impaired) in Camillo’s name would be appreciated.  773-731-2749 www.elmwoodchapel.com


Prayer at Elmwood Chapel
Monday, December 28, 2020 - 9:15 am

Funeral Mass:
Our Lady of Guadalupe Church
3200 E. 91st St
Chicago, Illinois 60617
Monday, December 28, 2020 - 10:00 am

Holy Cross Cemetery
801 Michigan City Rd.
Calumet City, Illinois 60409

Memorial Contributions:

 In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Chicago Lighthouse (for the blind or visually impaired) in Camillo's name would be appreciated. 

Visitation Location

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


Visitation Information

Sunday, December 27, 2020 - 1:00 pm until 6:00 pm

"Sending my condolences to the Villasenor family ! Will miss Uncle Chippy , he always welcomed me into the family ! Until we meet again , ❤️"
- Jacqueline Villasenor
December 21, 2020 3:10 pm

"Sincerest condolences to the family. He will be truly missed. "
- Beto Montesinos
December 21, 2020 3:46 pm

"✝️🛐✝️ We Are Sadden For The Lost Of Chippy May Your Family Find Comfort And Strength In Jesus Name Amen✝️🛐✝️"
- Salvador Ramirez
December 21, 2020 4:23 pm

"Our sincere Condolences to the Villaseñor family our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time . Sending hugs Cynthia to all . 😥🙏🙏❤"
- Sally Pineiro
December 21, 2020 7:53 pm

"My condolences go out to entire family in this time of grieving. May those the great memories give you comfort and stay in your heart forever. My prayers continue for your family. God Bless "
- Patricia Medina
December 22, 2020 11:00 am

"Condolences to Ortie, the Villasenor family, and all who had the pleasure of knowing Chippy. "
- Susan Garza
December 22, 2020 6:54 pm

"Sending prayers and love to all my aunts, uncles, and cousins during this hard time. You will be missed so much Uncle Chippy. Love you always! "
- Michelle Villasenor & Pat James (Fiancé)
December 22, 2020 11:42 pm

"My sincerest condolences to all our family. I am so grateful to have met Chippy in person at our family reunion after a lifetime of hearing such wonderful stories of him from my mom "Nana". Rest in Peace and love."
- Nicole Hernandez-Liva
December 23, 2020 1:49 am

"Cynthia, I’m so sorry to hear of the passing of your dad. All of your friends here at work have you in our thoughts"
- Bob Johansen
December 23, 2020 10:47 am

"So sorry to hear about your loss Cynthia. You are in our thoughts and prayers."
- Eric Haas
December 23, 2020 4:17 pm

"Dear Cynthia, I am sorry to hear about your Dad. I know how much you love him and look up to him and your Mom. I'll be praying for you and Mickey, Michael and Gabriel, and your whole family."
- Larry Pubentz
December 26, 2020 5:01 pm

"My deepest condolences to the Villaseñor's family.A Family very dear to LULAC of Illinois for so many years. Thank you for holding the front as Past State Director and continued the love 💘 for LULAC. Hortensia Villaseñor please accept our condolences on behalf of National LULAC and all the Councils in IL."
December 26, 2020 8:01 pm

"Our deepest condolences 🙏 to Villaseñor's Family 👪 on behalf of LULAC National office. Remember meeting Camil when I joined LULAC in 1972 Thank you for holding LULAC with great honor & Respect. Hortensia our prayers 🙏 are with you and your family."
- Blanca M Vargas
December 26, 2020 8:31 pm

"So sorry for the loss of your dear father, my condolences to the Villaseñor family!"
- olga gamboa
December 26, 2020 10:14 pm

- Esteban
December 27, 2020 4:53 pm

"Uncle Chippy, you are at peace now. We know God has welcomed you into His eternal Kingdom where you are now reunited with your brothers (Uncles Tito and Manuel). We love you and we’ll miss you dearly. Love, Bobby, Sandy, Mariah and Brent Villasenor "
- Bobby, Sandy, Mariah and Brent Villasenor
December 27, 2020 9:13 pm

"My deepest condolences to the family. Memories of the good times you had with him from your childhood to now will keep his memory alive in your hearts. I walk besides you through your time of grief, my prayers are with you. Virtual hugs to all the family. God Bless You!"
- Maria Valadez
December 27, 2020 11:45 pm

"I'm so sorry to hear of the passing of your father. I didn't get to know him personally, but from the stories you shared about him, I know he was a good man and a wonderful father. My sincerest condolences to you and your family. "
- Phillip Batson
December 28, 2020 7:28 pm

Candles Lit
"God Bless you, Uncle Chippy. "
- Sandy, Dominic, Matthew, and Nicholas
December 21, 2020 4:20 pm

"We love you, Uncle Chippy! God Bless You. "
- Robbie and Jessica Babington
December 25, 2020 9:10 am

"Uncle Chippie and Dear Godfather May the shining light you have always remain with us. We will miss you dearly and remain in our hearts forever. "
- Lydia and Mario Galvani
December 26, 2020 12:58 pm

"Will miss you Uncle Chippy. Sending love and prayers. "
- Michelle Villasenor & Pat James (Fiancé)
December 27, 2020 12:30 pm