Pedro Tena Diaz

April 17, 1945 ~ May 7, 2020 (age 75)

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Pedro Diaz Tena, 75 of Chicago, Illinois passed away on Thursday, May 7, 2020. He was born on April 17, 1945, in Tupataro, Michoacán to the late Trinidad and Florentina (Tena) Diaz. He devoted his life to being a hardworking employee of the Tootsie Roll Factory, where he was proudly committed to serving for 35 years.  In his free time, Pedro enjoyed gardening his yard to perfection, cooking and sharing his delicious platters, and spending his time outdoors. He was a devoted brother to his brother and sister, a great, loving father to his six children, and a kindhearted grandfather to his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 

Pedro is preceded in death by his father, Trinidad Diaz, and his mother, Florentina Tena. 

He is survived by his brother, Francisco Diaz, and his sister, Natividad Diaz. 

Pedro is also survived by his daughters; Sara (Luis) Lopez; María Elena (José Manuel) Casas; Sandra (Daniel) Zavala; Dalhia (Ernesto) De La Torre and Norma Diaz. 

His grandchildren; Viridiana Sarahi Lopez, Lizzett M. (Mario G.) Cahue, José Manuel Casas Jr., Tatiana Casas, Amber Casas, Daniel Zavala, Jennifer Zavala, Ernesto De La Torre Jr., Marissa De La Torre, Mariana Sophia De La Torre, Jaime Loera Jr. and Jennifer Loera. 

His great-grandchildren; Giselle M. Ruiz, Avery A. Cahue, and Benjamin De La Torre. 

Due to these unprecedented times, and the health and safety of all, visitation and funeral services will be private.  Interment Holy Sepulchre Catholic Cemetery in Alsip.  Arrangements entrusted to the Becvar & Son Funeral Home  (708) 824-9000 or

In lieu of flowers, contributions to the family would be appreciated.  Donations are accepted via ZELLE/QUICK PAY.   MARIA CASAS.  773-251-1426 or

We admire your fight to live, the strength you had to give and the battle you’ve endured.



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Funeral Services

Private, IL 00000


Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
6001 West 111th Street
Alsip, IL 60803

Private Visitation

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Crestwood, IL 60418

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