1944 Maria 2020

Maria Castro

October 22, 1944 — March 28, 2020

MARIA DORA CASTRO

OCTOBER 22, 1944 – MARCH 28, 2020

Mrs. Maria Dora Castro, 75, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, March 28, 2020 at a local hospital.  She was a loving, energetic, spirited woman that loved her family and her furry friendly friends that she loved, her faithful dogs.  Maria was born in Laredo and lived here her entire life, having met the love of her life over 53 years ago, Isabel B. Castro Jr.  She leaves behind many beautiful and cherished memories.

She is preceded in death by her parents:  Alfredo Raul Sr. and Maria Flores.

Left behind to cherish her memory are her beloved husband of 53 years of marriage:  Isabel B. Castro Jr.; her children, grandchildren, and nieces and nephews whom she raised:  Isabel "Abel" Castro III, Ana Castro-Aguilar (Jose Alberto Sr.), Marisa Cover (Don), Miguel Angel “Mike” Castro (Danielle Grier), Raul Antonio Castro, Myrna Alejandra Castro, Emmanuel Trinidad Castro, Hector Rocha III (Ashley), Michelle Rocha, Cristina (Dr. Ting) Chang; grandchildren:  Jose Alberto Aguilar Jr. (Mireya), Christopher Aguilar (Jeanette), Carlos Daniel Aguilar, Christian David Aguilar (Angela Ramirez), Joaquin Alexander Cover, Israel Dominic Cover, Mackenzie Lisa Cover; great-grandchildren:  Christopher M. Aguilar, Christian D. Aguilar and Mariel Aguilar; siblings:  Magda Garcia (Alfonso), Alfredo Raul Flores Jr., as well as by extended family, friends and her dogs.

The family would like to extend their most sincere appreciation to her physician: Dr. Olayinka Holt and staff, as well as to her caregiver:  Lidia Perez, Laredo Medical Center Emergency Room Department, and Dr. Deborah Chester and nurses and staff, for their medical attention and care to our beloved Maria.

Condolences will be received according to the rules and regulations set forth by the City Council of Laredo.  We ask that all attending practice social distancing.

Family will receive condolences on Wednesday, April 1, 2020 from 4 until 9 pm at Joe Jackson North Funeral Chapels, 1410 Jacaman Rd, where a Vigil for the Deceased and Rosary will be offered at 7 p.m.

A Liturgy of the Word will be held on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 10 a.m. in the funeral chapel.

Rite of Committal and Interment will immediately follow to the family plot at the Laredo City Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be:  Isabel "Abel" Castro III, Jose Alberto Aguilar Sr., Don Cover, Carlos Daniel Aguilar, Christian David Aguilar, Emmanuel Trinidad Castro, Jose Alberto Aguilar Jr. and Christopher Aguilar.

You may extend your condolences to the family at:  www.joejacksonfuneralchapels.com

Arrangements are under the care and direction of the funeral service professionals at Joe Jackson North Funeral & Cremation Services, 1410 Jacaman Rd., Laredo, TX 78041, 956.722.8850

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Maria Castro, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

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Visitation

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

4:00 - 9:00pm (Central time)

Joe Jackson North Funeral & Cremation Services

1410 Jacaman Rd, Laredo, TX 78041

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Recitation of the Rosary

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Starts at 7:00pm (Central time)

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1410 Jacaman Rd, Laredo, TX 78041

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Funeral Liturgy

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Starts at 10:00am (Central time)

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1410 Jacaman Rd, Laredo, TX 78041

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Burial

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Starts at 11:00am (Central time)

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