Armandina Castillo, born August 3, 1921, in Cotulla, TX, died peacefully February 10, 2004 at the age of 82. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eubin Castillo; son, Orlando Cortes; brother, Baltazar Martinez. She is survived by her sons, Mario Cortes Jr. (Sally), Edward Cortes (Stella), Lionel Cortes (Diane); daughters, Rosie Montemayor (Tom), Sylvia McGowne (Mark), Diana Verastigui (Frank), Norma Kresta (Ronnie); brothers, Arturo Martinez and Amador Martinez; a host of family and friends including daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, 20 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren. She lived a long and beautiful life surrounded by her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation will begin at Castillo Mission Funeral Home on Thursday, February 12, 2004 at 1:00 P.M. with a Rosary at 7:00 P.M. Funeral Procession will depart at 10:30 A.M. on Friday, February 13, 2004, for an 11:00 A.M. Mass at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church. Interment will follow at San Jose Burial Park. Arrangements with Castillo Mission Funeral Home.
Published in Express-News on Feb. 12, 2004