Obituaries for October 2, 2012

Union Democrat staff

John Paul Castro

March 29, 1954 - Sept. 18, 2012

Copperopolis resident John Paul Castro died Sept. 18 at Mark Twain's St. Joseph's Hospital in San Andreas after a brief illness. He was 58.

Mr. Castro was born and raised San Jose. He moved to Calaveras County four years ago.

He worked Pepsi Cola for nearly 20 years and worked in construction and home repair for 10 years.

Mr. Castro was an artist and mechanic and enjoyed painting and drawing.

He was a member of the Catholic church.

Mr. Castro was preceded in death by his sister, Rita Mora.

He is survived by his wife, Pamela Castro, of Copperopolis; his step children, Hailey and Nicholas Johnson and Jessica Miller, of Sonora; his mother-in-law, Mary Leers, of Douglas Flat; his siblings and their spouses, Raul "Bud" and Cathie Castro, Barbara (Castro) and Len Stimac, Beverly Castro and Juan Mora, all of San Jose; and several generations of nieces and nephews.

A memorial Mass will be held 10 a.m. Oct. 8 at St. Frances Cabrini Church, 15333 Woodard Road, San Jose.

Angels Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.

Notices

HOWEY - A memorial service will be held for former Sonora and Murphys resident Mary R. Howey at noon today at the Church of Christ in Tuolumne. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

DISBROW - Robin Disbrow, 88, of Groveland, died Saturday at Sonora Regional Medical Center. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

GAERLAN - Nicholas Gaerlan, 20, of Arcata, drowned at Pinecrest Lake on Saturday. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

KRAM - Kenneth Kram, 87, of Jamestown, died Monday at Sonora Regional Medical Center. Heuton Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.

LEWIS - Robert Lewis, 66, of Jamestown, died Sunday at Avalon Care Center of Modesto. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

McLAURIN - Ruth McLaurin, 71, of Sonora, died Sunday at Sonora Regional Medical Center. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

REEL - Claudine Reel, 79, of Twain Harte, died Saturday at Avalon Care Center of Sonora. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

WRIGHT - Ted Wright, 76, of Sonora, died Sunday at his home. Heuton Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.

JENKINS - A celebration of life will be held for Patricia Eileen "Pat" Jenkins, 97, of Sonora, at 1 p.m. Friday at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Tuolumne County, 19518 Hess Ave., East Sonora. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

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