2017-07-12 / Obituaries


RAYMONDVILLE, TX Maria Castillo Orozco, 83 of Raymondville, TX, entered into rest Monday, July 10, 2017 at her residence.

She was born on January 8, 1934, in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, daughter of Leonardo and Apolinaria (Leos) Castillo.

Maria is preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Perfecto Orozco; her parents and siblings, Venancio Castillo, Maria Isabel Rodriguez and Severiana Rodriguez.

She is survived by her daughters, Ventua (Jesus) Sanchez of Raymondville, Marylou (Baudelio) Rueda of Highland, TX; sons, Pedro (Juanita) of Lasara, Perfecto “Beto” (Diana†), and Jesse (Velma) of Raymondville, Joe (Kemly) of Baytown, TX, also Maribel (Rick) Huerta and Jaime (Nikki) Montemayor also of Raymondville. She is also survived by her sisters, Sixta Leos, Ildifonsa Orozco, Anastacia Vasquez, Inocencia Mata; her twin brother, Apolinar Castillo. “Mamo” was the grandmother to 22 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren.

Visitation was held on Monday and Tuesday, July 10 and 11, 2017, with a Holy Rosary recited on Tuesday at 7:00 p.m at Duddlesten Funeral Home, Raymondville, TX.

A funeral mass was celebrated on Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, 693 N. 3rd, Raymondville, Texas. Her final resting place is in the Raymondville Memorial Cemetery.

Honored to serve as pallbearers were: Jaime Montemayor, Beto Orozco, III, Robert Orozco, Jerry Sanchez, JJ Orozco, Dante Hernandez and Rick Huerta.

Special thanks to Merida Health Care Group, especially her nurses, Rebecca and Jerry and CNA, Marisol.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Duddlesten Funeral Home, 604 W. Hidalgo Ave., Raymondville, Texas.

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