Dean C. Angelo

Date of Death: 
Tuesday, October 12, 2021

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 8:00pm
Funeral Service: 
Monday, October 18, 2021 - 10:00am
Funeral Procession from funeral home to begin at approximately 9:00 am
Interment: 
Acacia Park

Guestbook

Dave Sandlund Retired CPD
Thank you for serving the city and your fellow police officers so well. rest in peace.
AnonymousJames R. Pinto
Thank you Dean, for your dedicated service and, passion for the Chicago FOP Lodge 7, the CPD and ,the Chicago community. You will be greatly missed.
Bill Whalen
Dean came on the job with me in 1980. We were friends ever since or academy time. Rest in Peace my friend. You will be missed.
Kevin an Sharon Mullarkey
Claudia and the entire Angelo Family are hearth felt sympathy. Dean was one of a kind from the days as a young teen to his professional life and service to CPD and the FOP. Dean will truly be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you The Mullarkey Family
Rich and Rosemary Rawski
Dean, You will be missed by all. You were part of my family since we were young and you will always be a part of my heart.
Ulbert Family
In your hands, O Lord, we humbly entrust our brother Dean. In this life you embraced him with your tender love; deliver him now from every evil and bid Dean eternal rest. The old order has passed away: welcome him into paradise, where there will be no sorrow, no weeping or pain, but fullness of peace and joy. We ask this in Jesus name. Amen.
Nenad Markovich
A True Gentleman. You will be missed greatly.
Toni Foster
I am so sorry for your loss. Words can not express how sorry I am. Your dad was great a guy. Praying for you and your family.
Steven Marchfield
May G_d keep Dean in your hearts and may his memory be a blessing to you all.
Scott Carr
Our deepest sympathies.
Jay & Tina Ryan
Very sorry for your loss. Our deepest condolences.
Annette Maraviglia Potamitis
My sincere condolences to the Angelo family. I still remember the good times when we were growing up. You are all in my prayers. 7r
Karen Balik
My heart is so sad!! God Bless Dean and his family!!
Chris Sullivan
RIP Deano.
Moczisko and Ritt Families
Dear Angelo Family, Our deepest sympathy on your loss. Dean made a lasting impact on the lives of so many people and communities. He will be deeply missed. Please know your entire family is in our thoughts and prayers. Rick and Liz (Moczisko) Ritt
Cindy
So sorry to hear of Dean's passing. R.I.P. Prayers for his entire family.
Angie Perez
My deepest sympathy for the Family. Great man to have meet. Rest in Peace Dean
Angie Perez
My deepest sympathy for the Family. Great man to have meet. Rest in Peace Dean
John Chojnacki A/4 Sgt CPD Ret
My condolences and prayers for the family at this time. Dean and I worked together at the City College , the CPD and again at Calumet. A good man to know and to miss always. He remains in my prayers
John Delanty
You were a great guy and president. RIP, Brother.
Mary Mierzwinski Oursler
Dear Dean, what an amazing life force you became! I could feel the energy as I read about you, your family everything you accomplished. I feel that the entire world is diminished now that you are gone.May you rest in peace, and your legacy is going to live on for many many years. Love, Mary we
John Joseph Flood
You were a gentleman Gene My sincerest condolences to your family Requiescat in pace John J Flood Cook County Police Department ( RET )
John Joseph Flood
You were a gentleman Dean My sincerest condolences to your family Requiescat in pace John J Flood Cook County Police Department ( RET )
Anonymous
Michelle and Stevie, I’m so sorry! You will be in my thoughts and prayers! Your Dad was an amazing man! Janice Kessel
Jim and Cathie Lorenzo
Claudia, Children and Family we are so sorry to here of Deans Passing our sincere condolences. I will miss chatting with Dean on OLMC Feast Sunday in Melrose Park at the 10:00 am Mass. He and family sat in the last pew right side of the Altar for many years RIP friend may our Lady accept you with open arms. Jim Lorenzo, Our Lady Of Mt. Carmel MP
Anonymous
Phil Pence God bless you. I am in Palos Park unable to hear. Sorry for your loss1
BRIAN FITZGERALD
RIP Dean. I talked to Pat Angelo at the '70 reunion last month and the covid symptoms did not exist yet. I'm proud of Dean's accomplishments and I know many CPD members who were proud to work with him.
Kaczanowski Family
A real great family with the best father in the world. Our hearts are heavy & we are in shock in learning of the passing of Mr. Angelo. Rest in Peace
Lou Parsons (Bubbles Zimmerman)
Claudia and family, I am so very sorry for the loss of your husband/father. I have been in both situations so I am aware of the pain and grief you are all going through. Please know you are all in my thoughts and prayers. God’s blessings on you all.
Lou Parsons (Bubbles Zimmerman)
Claudia and family, I am so very sorry for the loss of your husband/father. I have been in both situations so I am aware of the pain and grief you are all going through. Please know you are all in my thoughts and prayers. God’s blessings on you all.
Fred & Lee Karlinsky
Claudia & the the whole Angelo Family. Please accept our condolences for Dean. May he rest in peace.
Karen Madigan
My condolences to the Angelo family! May Dean Rest In Peace.
Ed Tanzman
I met Mr. Angelo at a University of Chicago reception for students in Dean Jr.'s Master of Science Program in Threat and Response Management, in which I taught. It was clear from just a brief discussion that Mr. Angelo was wholly dedicated to his family and his city. Please accept my condolences on his loss.
Pete and Veronica Kalenik
Dean — Thank you for your years of commitment to the City of Chicago!
~ ~ Fr. Dan Brandt, CPD Chaplain
Heartfelt and prayerful condolences from the Chicago Police Chaplains. Dean will be remembered at the next Police Mass. In the meantime, may family and friends know the healing touch of our all-loving, all-merciful God! [Police Chaplains Ministry: www.ChicagoPCM.org or 312/738-7588]