In Memory of



Obituary for Carmelo Flores-Rodriguez

Carmelo Flores-Rodriguez
95, lifelong resident of Chicago, born and raised in Puerto Rico. Beloved husband of the late Carmen; loving father of Carmelo Flores Jr. (Bernadette), Hilda Vega (Max Sr.), Carlos Flores, and Hector Flores; cherished grandfather of 21, great-grandfather of 61, and great-great grandfather of 5; dear brother of Georgina, Esther, Justina, Alisa, Robert, and Fico.

Preceded in death by his siblings late Francisca, late Maria, late Fernando, and late Cecilo.

Carmelo was domino Champion and known to many in Puerto Rico as the “Domino King!” He was a member of Caballero’s de San Juan domino club. His family described him as a very giving person and would always lend a helping hand to anyone in need. Most of all Carmelo cherished time spent with his family and will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

Services will be held at Central Chapel 6158 S. Central, Chicago, where family and friends will gather on Tuesday, December 5, 2023 from 3 to 8 p.m. Funeral Service 6 p.m. Cremation following in accordance with Carmelo’s wishes.

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