Fortunata Castro, 83, went to be with the Lord, on Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at her residence in Brownsville, Tx.
She was preceded in death by parents, Bernardino and Filomena Castro; her four brothers and four sisters.
Mrs. Castro is survived by her husband, Lazaro B. Castro Sr., 10 children; Lazaro Jr (Sylvia),Carlos Antonio., Juan Gilberto(Natalia), Maria Elena (Abel), Jose Luis (Nelly), Oralia, Joel (Lupita), Ruben (Irma), Natalia, Noe(Rosie) and Dora (Rodrigo); her provider of 6 years, Melinda Garcia; 47 grandchildren, 76 great-grandchildren, one great- great-grandchild, and numerous other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, with a rosary to be recited at 7 p.m. at Garza Memorial Funeral Home.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, at Holy Family Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Buena Vista Burial Park.
Pallbearers will be Carlos Castro Jr., Jose B. Castro, Eriberto Castro, Ruben Castro Jr., and Luis Everardo Castro.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Lazaro Castro Jr., Carlos Antonio Castro, Jose Luis Castro, Joel Castro, Juan Gilberto Castro, Ruben Castro, and Noe Castro.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Garza Memorial Funeral Home, 1025 E. Jackson St., (956)542-5511. www.garzamemorialfh.com