Obituary of Ana Castillo
Ana Dolores Castillo, 93 years old, of Bocono, Venezuela, passed away on July 3rd, 2022 in Philadelphia, PA.
Funeral service will be held at Lownes Family Funeral Home, 659 Germantown Pike, Lafayette Hill, PA, 19444 on July 8th at 4pm with Father McFadden from St. Philips in Lafayette Hill officiating.
Ana Castillo was born in Bocono, Venezuela to Jose de Jesus Castillo and Ana Caceres on July 26th, 1928. She worked at the Ministry of Health of Venezuela for over 30 years and when she retired, she was a professor at different institutions in Caracas, Venezuela. She held great value in her family, spending time among relatives in Miami, Philadelphia, and Salt Lake City. Ana thrived on discovery and travel, even in her later years she sought after the beauty of culture traveling to various countries such as Argentina, Chile, Switzerland, and the US. She was passionate about helping people and spend most of her time supporting the relationships she had cultivated in Venezuela.
Ana is survived by her son, Mauricio Selvi, Salt Lake City, Utah, and Johanna Rossell, Philadelphia, PA, and by her grandchildren, Alejandro Selvi, Javier Carmona, and Andrea Carmona, and her great-grandchild Antonella Selvi, her daughter-in-law Sarina Duran and son-in-law Jose (Pepe) Carmona and granddaughter in law Kaharem Niquiel.
23 days before her 94th birthday, we are deeply saddened by your departure but at the same time filled with divine appreciation for the joyous years that we have been granted with your kind soul. To many, you were a mother, grandmother,friend, confidant, teacher, philosopher, and above all a generous presence that was always ready to help indiscriminately. For decades your name will live on in the hearts of the countlesssouls you have guided, your journey in this world may have come to a close but the impact you have made on our lives will live on indefinitely.
Well, my dear Ana Castillo affectionately known by her friends as "La Chata" you will shine there in heaven as only you know how. Bringing your unique perspective to the kingdom of God, cheerful and witty for all to enjoy. We shall miss you with all ofour Souls; although the days, the months, and years go by, we will never forget your legacy, shining bright in the eyes of ourchildren, grandchildren, siblings, and relatives. We will miss you.
The memory of her passion for life and her pursuit of happinessshall fuel us, along with all the souls she has marked with her kindness in her long and prosperous life.
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