Carmelo  Castro

Obituary of Carmelo Castro

On March 27th, 2021 at approximately 10:10 pm, we mourned the loss of our loving Carmelo Castro (age 83) after he passed away in the Bronx, NY. Carmelo Castro was born to the late Carmelo and Maria, on June 6, 1937. After graduating from high school, Carmelo went into the army where he became a parachute jumper. He later worked at Saxon paper where he would also retire. Carmelo was blessed with a large and loving family. He married Ivette Cruz and raised five beautiful daughters and one son. They enjoyed family trips to Cape Cod. Carmelo spent time with his 16 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren, always giving them money to get candy from the candy store. Later in life, Carmelo met his wonderful life companion Diane Basile. He spent many summers with her enjoying their lake house at Highland lake in upstate New York. They loved going on walks and watching the Yankees, as well as attending plays regularly. Carmelo is survived by his life companion Diane Basile. His children Annette Tawadrous, Suzette Martinez and her husband William Martinez, Janette Castro, Linette McCaul and her husband John McCaul, Paul Castro and his wife Andrea Castro, and Lisa Castro. His Brother Ricky and his sisters Rosa, Mary , Gloria, Elizabeth , Juanita and all his nieces and nephews. With everyone’s health and NY regulations in mind, the number of visitors must be monitored. Mourners will be asked to be patient and must prepare to wait outside the building. Visitors will be cycled through while practicing social distancing so that all may have the chance to pay their respects. Please remember, the sick, elderly and those with compromised health, should avoid public settings Viewing will be held on Thursday, April 1, 2021 from 2:00 - 7:00 P.M. in Hodder Farenga Funeral Home, 899 McLean Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10704 Private Cremation


2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday, April 1, 2021
Hodder Farenga Funeral Home
899 McLean Ave
Yonkers, New York, United States
(914) 237-5800
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