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Juan Antonio Portillo

January 20, 1955 ~ April 11, 2019 (age 64)
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Juan Antonio Portillo passed away unexpectedly on Thursday April 11, 2019 in St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center at the age of 64. He was born January 20, 1955 in Toledo to Antonio L. & Elfida (Guerra) Portillo and graduated from Woodward High School in 1973.

Juan worked in various organizations including the Lucas County Board of Elections and was an entrepreneur. He lived in Toledo, Detroit, Windsor and Grand Island, Nebraska where he owned and operated a movie theater. The movie theatre featured some of his favorite which he thoroughly enjoyed.

Juan loved gardening, collecting antiques and salt & pepper shakers Most of all he loved his family and would be known to have an ice cold Coors Light and a shot of Crown.

Juan is preceded in death by his father Antonio and is survived by his husband Richard; mother Elfida; brothers Armando, Edward, Michael (Rose) and Gary (Rachel) Portillo; seven nieces and nephews; seven great nieces and nephews; furry friend Zoey; as well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and lifelong friends.

Family will receive friends at the Castillo Funeral Home 1757 Tremainsville Rd. Tuesday from 4- 8 PM with a Scripture Service to be held 7 PM. Funeral Mass will be held Wednesday at 10 AM in Our Lady Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Cathedral 2535 Collingwood Blvd. Memorial tributes may be made to Juan’s family to offset expenses.

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