Dr. Dean C. Angelo, Sr., Ed.D., age 67, was born on June 29, 1954. Beloved husband for 39 years of Claudia Angelo (Dzielawa). Loving Father of Dean C. Angelo, Jr. (CPD), Dominic Angelo (CFD), Amanda Angelo (CPD), and Michelle (Steve) Domian (CPS). Loving Papa to Dean C. Angelo, III and Ava Domian. Beloved brother of William (Joan) Angelo, Dr. Patrick (Kim) Angelo Jr., and Anntoinette (Ralph) Angelo-Schauf. Fond cousin of Tommy Angelo. Devoted son of the late Patrick Angelo, Sr. (CPD) and the late Frances Angelo, nee Carducci. Adored uncle to many nieces, nephews, and their children.
Dean Angelo, Sr., a life-long resident of Chicago, IL, and retired Chicago Police Detective, was a 1972 Saint Patrick High School graduate. He proudly worked for the Chicago Police Department for 37 years. During his time with the Chicago Police Department, Dean worked as a Patrolman in the Gang Crimes Unit and as a Detective in the Bomb and Arson Section. He later became President of the Fraternal Order of Police, Chicago Lodge 7, from 2014-2017. He previously served as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees.
While working for the City, he pursued higher education, obtaining his Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in Criminal and Social Justice/Human Behavior from Lewis University. He then earned a Doctorate in Education with a focus in Curriculum Instruction and Leadership from Loyola University Chicago. He employed his degrees as a professor at Lewis University and Calumet College of St. Joseph, eventually becoming the Director of the "Public Safety Management and Administration Program."
Dean Angelo, Sr., was very active in the lives of his children and grandchildren. He directed the Edison Park Youth Baseball Program. He was the coach of countless baseball, football, wrestling, and softball teams. He attended all of his Grandson's practices and games on the Chicago Bruin's hockey club. He loved every member of his family immensely, including the families two dogs Rocky and Zuko.
Visitation will be held Sunday, October 17, from 3:00 – 8:00 p.m., at Rago Brothers Funeral Home, 7751 W. Irving Park Road, Chicago, IL. Monday guests may meet at Rago at 9:00 a.m. Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 a.m., at St. Paul of the Cross, 320 S. Washington Ave., Park Ridge. _____ In lieu of flowers, the Angelo Family requests donations to The 100 Club, 875 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1351, Chicago, IL 60611, or the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation, 1407 W. Washington Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60607.
Visitation: Sunday, October 17, 2021 - 3:00pm to 8:00pmThe Original Rago Brothers Funeral Homes (Irving Park Rd.)
Funeral Service: St. Paul of the CrossMonday, October 18, 2021 - 10:00am
Funeral Procession from funeral home to begin at approximately 9:00 am
Interment: Acacia Park