Jesus Carrera, age 74 of Plano, IL, passed away on November 17, 2021 at Amita Health Mercy Medical Center, Aurora, IL. He was born on February 6, 1947 in Durango, Mexico the son of Manuel and Maria (Navar) Carrera.
Mr. Carrera was a longtime member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Plano, IL. Jesus was employed for many years as a janitor in the Environmental Services Department at Mercy Center Hospital in Aurora, IL. He was a loving son, father, grandfather, brother, and uncle who will be deeply missed by his family and many friends.
Jesus is survived by his children, Jesus A. (Maria) Carrera of Yorkville, IL, Eloy (Kathryn) Carrera Sr., of Sandwich, IL and Mirella (Efrain) Hernandez of Elgin, IL; his grandchildren, Jovanni Carrera, Eloy Carrera Jr., Christian Carrera, Devin Carrera, Isabella Carrera, Noel Hernandez, Liam Hernandez and Oliver Carrera; his three brothers, Juan (Olivia) Carrera of Aurora, IL, Manuel (Teresa) Carrera of Chino Valley, AZ, Armando (Maria) Carrera, Oxnard, CA; his four sisters, Irene (Evaristo) Lucero of Plano, IL, Juana (Saul) Martinez of Plano, IL, Gloria (Raul) Carrol of Plano, IL, Consuelo (Armando) Lopez of Los Angeles, CA; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Manuel and Maria Carrera; and his former wife, the mother of his children, Maria Carrera.
A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, November 20, 2021 at St. Mary Catholic Church, 1001 North Center Avenue in Plano, IL with Father Andy Davy, officiating. Interment will follow in the St. Patrick Cemetery in Bristol, IL.
Friends may visit from 4:00 until 8:00 pm on Friday, November 19, 2021 at the Nelson Funeral Home, 1010 West South Street, Plano, IL.
Arrangements by Nelson Funeral Homes & Crematory, www.NelsonFuneralHomes.com or (630) 552-7211.