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Donald S. Castro

June 10, 1935 November 15, 2019
Donald S. Castro
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Obituary for Donald S. Castro

Donald S. Castro, age 84, a longtime resident of Naperville, IL, passed away on November 15, 2019 at Edward Hospital in Naperville.

He was born on June 10, 1935 in Chicago, IL.

Donald is survived by his wife of 38 years Diane M. Castro; children Marie DeFranca, Frank (Carole) Castro, Chris (Cathi Radner) Castrio, and Monica (Vance) Hamill; grandchildren Monica (Keith Woodman) DeFranca, Jacqui (Jon Denton) DeFranca, Jessi DeFranca, Anthony Castrio, Veronica Castrio, Prince Castrio, Daniel Castrio, Alexandria Hamill, and Connor Hamill; great grandson Isaiah J.Denton; sister Patricia (the late Robert) Day; niece Beth (Mike) Jesch.

He is preceded in death by his parents Virginia and Salvatore Castrio; son Anthony Castro; wife Madeline Castro.

Donald is a proud graduate of Proviso East High School and attended the Art Institute of Chicago as a teenager.

He was a longtime parishioner at St. Thomas the Apostle Church in Naperville and served as a Eucharistic Minister for 30 years.

Donald was a member of the Naperville Art League and the Nature Artist Guild of the Morton Arboretum and served as the only male past president.

Donald enjoyed traveling, fishing, woodworking, and art. He was an avid fan of the Chicago Cubs and Bears. In his younger years, he enjoyed playing racquetball. Donald was loved by many and will be deeply missed.

Visitation will be Thursday, November 21st, 4:00-8:00 PM at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services 44 S. Mill St. Naperville, IL 60540.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, November 22nd, 10:30 AM at St. Thomas the Apostle Church 1500 Brookdale Rd. Naperville, IL 60563.

Interment will follow at Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Cemetery, Naperville, IL.

For those wishing to leave a lasting tribute to Donald’s memory, donations to the Sacred Heart Center for Peace C/O Ann Patterson 921 Long Rd. Glenview, IL 60025 or the Outreach Program for St. Thomas the Apostle Church would be appreciated in lieu of flowers.

For more information, please call (630)355-0213.


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Visitation

Thursday

21

Nov

4:00 PM 11/21/2019 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/21/2019 8:00:00 PM
Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home

44 S. Mill St.
Naperville, IL 60540

Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home
44 S. Mill St. Naperville 60540 IL
United States

Mass of Christian Burial

Friday

22

Nov

10:30 AM 11/22/2019 10:30:00 AM
St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church

1500 Brookdale Road
Naperville, IL 60563

St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church
1500 Brookdale Road Naperville 60563 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery Final Resting Place

701 North Ave
Naperville, IL 60540

701 North Ave Naperville 60540 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Sacred Heart Center For Peace C/O Ann Patterson

921 Long Road
Glenview, Illinois 60025

St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church

1500 Brookdale Road
Naperville, IL 60563
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