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Josefina Dario Castro, MD

July 19, 1937 February 27, 2019
Josefina Dario Castro, MD
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Josefina Dario Castro, MD, 81, passed away 10:10 p.m. Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at her residence surrounded by her loving husband and family.

Josefina was a pediatrician in Herrin, IL for many years.

She was a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church in Herrin.

Josefina was born July 19, 1937 in Manila, Philippines to Pastor, Sr. and Fermina (Sapalo) Dario.

Josefina was united in marriage to Timoteo R. Castro, MD on June 26, 1965 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Bronx, New York.

Surviving are her husband of 53 years, Timoteo R. Castro, MD of Herrin; two daughters and sons-in-law, Maria and James Michael of Naperville, IL, Tess and Darren Parker of Energy; two sons and daughters-in-law, Dr. Eric and Adrienne Castro of Libertyville, IL, Dr. John and Karen Castro of Phoenix, AZ; 10 grandchildren, Lourdes N. Michael, Gage Parker, Jacob Parker, Lily Castro, Ava Castro, KateRyan Castro, Luke Castro, Jordan Castro, Kira Castro and Hunter Allen; 3 sisters, Agnes Malgapo, Mary Dario, Maggie Pangan and 5 brothers, Peter Dario, Ben Dario, Pastor Dario, Jr. Paul Dario and Mark Dario.

She was preceded in death by her parents, 3 brothers, Domingo Dario, JoJo Dario, Ray Dario and a sister, Paula Reyes.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church in Herrin with Msgr. Ken Schaefer officiating. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home in Herrin. Burial will be in Herrin City Cemetery in Herrin.

Memorial donations are preferred and may be made to the Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church, 316 West Monroe Street, Herrin, IL 62948; envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

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5:00 PM 3/12/2019 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 3/12/2019 8:00:00 PM
Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home

2704 South Park Avenue
Herrin, IL 62948

Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home
2704 South Park Avenue Herrin 62948 IL
United States

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10:00 AM 3/13/2019 10:00:00 AM
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church

316 West Monroe Street
Herrin, IL 62948

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church
316 West Monroe Street Herrin 62948 IL
United States

Cemetery Details


Herrin City Cemetery Final Resting Place

Stotlar & Bandyville Road
Herrin, IL 62948

Stotlar & Bandyville Road Herrin 62948 IL
United States

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