Jorge Arias

Obituary of Jorge C. Arias

Jorge C. Arias, age 71, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on Tuesday, May 7, 2024, at the Lightways Hospice Home in Joliet. Jorge was born in Mexico on August 11, 1952, to the late Lino and Soledad Arias.  He was a proud member of the Labor Union, Local 75.

Jorge is survived by his wife, Maria L. Arias; his children, Sonia (Flavio) Landeros, Jorge (Denise) Arias, and Angela (Samuel) Garcia; his grandchildren, Lucero (Manuel Antonio) Valdez, Clarissa (Alejandro) Calvillo, Alexia Arias, Jorge L. (Carolina Pitones) Arias, Jr., Enrique De Jesus Landeros, Itzel (Axel Pazos) Ortiz, Cristian Ortiz-Arias, Krystal Ortiz-Arias,  Jasmine Ortiz, Enrique Alonz Arias, and Cataliah Arias; his great-grandchildren, Giovanni Steven Valdez, Miguel Antonio Valdez, Rigoberto Calvillo, Rodrigo Calvillo, Roman Calvillo, and Eliza Sofia Arias; and his beloved pets, Gringo and Tango Arias.

Visitation for Jorge C. Arias will be Thursday, May 9, 2024, from 4-8 p.m. at the Fred C. Dames Funeral Home, 3200 Black (at Essington) Rd., Joliet. Funeral services will be Friday, May 10, 2024, beginning at 9 a.m. at the funeral home chapel, then processing to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 404 N. Hickory St., Joliet, for a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10 a.m. Interment to follow at Elmhurst Cemetery, Joliet. For more information, please call 815-741-5500, or to leave an online condolence, visit his Memorial Tribute page at



4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, May 9, 2024
Fred C. Dames Funeral Homes - Joliet
3200 Black at Essington Roads
Joliet, Illinois, United States
(815) 741-5500

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 am
Friday, May 10, 2024
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
404 N. Hickory Street
Joliet, Illinois, United States


Elmhurst Cemetery
1212 E. Washington Street
Joliet, Illinois, United States
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