Francisco R. Simpao
Cremation Society of Illinois - N. Clark St.
3824 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL
With very heavy hearts, we announce the passing of Francisco Romero Simpao on October 3, 2021. Francisco, 87 years old, was born in the Philippines to Eladio and Marciana (nee Romero) Simpao. He was the 4th of ten children. He is predeceased by his wife of 56 years, Gloria Banzuelo Simpao, parents, and siblings Esther, Primativo, Enrique, and Linda. He is survived by his children Ellen (Peter) and Francis (Kimberly); grandchildren Daniel, Jordan, Ryan, and Jayla; siblings Nenita, Romeo, Felita, Thelma, and Zenida; and many nieces and nephews, some of which he sent to college. Francisco was a medical billings specialist, most recently at Augustana Hospital and was a part of his Wrigleyville community. Memorial mass Saturday, October 9, 11am at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, 708 W. Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL 60657. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the church: or via Venmo, using @OLMCBelmont. Arrangements by Cremation Society of Illinois, 773-281-5058 or

Published by Chicago Tribune from Oct. 7 to Oct. 10, 2021.
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Memorial Mass
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel
708 W. Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL
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Cremation Society of Illinois - N. Clark St.
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Thinking of the family and wishing them comfort and peace
October 8, 2021
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief, and find comfort from knowing that God draws close to the broken-hearted.
T. D.
October 6, 2021
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