OBITUARY

Dr. Roberto dela Cruz Geronimo

April 17, 1938July 26, 2022
Obituary of Dr.  Roberto dela Cruz Geronimo
Dr. Roberto dela Cruz Geronimo, age 84, of Chicago, Illinois passed away on Tuesday, July 26, 2022. Roberto was born April 17, 1938. Dr. Roberto “Bert” Geronimo was born in Pandacan, Manila, Philippines, sixth of twelve siblings. Bert graduated from the University of the Philippines with a degree in Veterinary Medicine and was a proud member of the Venerable Knight of Veterinarians fraternity. After working for the Bureau of Animal Industry, in the late 60’s, he immigrated to the United States and established his roots in Chicago, where he met his lovely wife Gibby and became a loving and dedicated father to their two children. In the early 1980’s, Bert opened his own practice, Jefferson Park Animal Hospital, where he served many in the community, friends, and family. Bert was a devout Catholic, a member of Couples for Christ and Simbang Gabi at St. Monica Parish. He was kind, generous and loyal to those around him and is a respected pillar of the Geronimo Clan. Bert was the most loving and an outstanding father and grandfather a family could ever ask for. He will be deeply missed and be forever in our hearts. Visitation for Dr. Roberto will be on Sunday, July 31, 2022 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Malec & Sons Funeral Home, (Edward A. Tylka, Manager), 6000 North Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60646. A final viewing & Chapel Prayers will be on Monday, August 1, 2022 from 8:30 AM to 9:00 AM, at Malec & Sons Funeral Home, 6000 North Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60646. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 AM at St. Monica's Roman Catholic Church, 5136 N. Nottingham Ave, Chicago, IL 60656. Committal & interment at St. Adalbert, 6800 N. Milwaukee Ave, Niles, IL 60714. For Info. call 773-774-4100 or visit www.MalecandSonsFH.com. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.MalecandSonsFH.com for the Geronimo Family.

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Past Services

Sunday, July 31, 2022

Visitation

Monday, August 01, 2022

Final Viewing & Chapel Prayers

Monday, August 01, 2022

Mass of Christian Burial

Monday, August 01, 2022

Committal & Interment