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Juanita Castro

Juanita Castro, 56, of Lorain died Friday, October 5, 2007 in her home following battle with cancer. She was born June 26, 1951 in Humacao, Puerto Rico. She came to Lorain as an
infant. She graduated from Admiral King High School in 1969.
Ms. Castro retired as an administrative assistant and a bailiff for Lorain County Probate Court Judge Corts and prior to that she was administrative assistant to Judge Ewers.
She was a member of Sacred Heart Chapel, Lorain. She was active in the Lorain County Democratic Party. She was an avid reader. She also enjoyed sports and was a fan of the Cleveland Indians, Browns and Ohio State Buckeyes. She loved to travel, shop, dine, and entertain family and friends. She especially loved spending time with nieces and nephews.
Among the survivors are her mother, Bienvenida “Benita” Castro (nee Rosario) of Lorain; sisters, Maria Rodriguez of Lorain and Irma Figueroa of Bloomfield, NJ; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father, Antolin Castro in December 2004; and brother, Julio Castro in July 2004.
Friends may call Tuesday, October 9, 2007 from 4 to 8 P.M. in the Richard J. Reidy Funeral Home, 1783 East 31st Street, South Lorain. Funeral Services will be Wednesday, October 10, 2007 with closing prayers in the funeral home at 8:45 A.M. followed by a Mass of the Resurrection at 9:30 A.M. in Sacred Heart Chapel, 4301 Pearl Avenue, Lorain. Rev. William A. Thaden, pastor, will officiate. Burial will follow Ridge Hill Memorial Park Cemetery, Amherst Township.