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PHARR – Maria M. “Amada” Castillo, 76, went home to our Lord Thursday, January 23, 2020, at Amara Hospice in Edinburg.

Born in San Juan, Amada had lived in Pharr over 60 years and was a parishioner of St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church.

She is preceded in death by her loving husband, Ovidio Castillo; a son, Roel Castillo; a daughter, CynDee Castillo; her parents, Manuel and Dolores Garcia; and a brother, Mayo Garcia.

Amada is survived by her two daughters, Belinda (Gilbert) Tristan of Richmond, TX, Zonia Castillo of San Juan; eight grandchildren, Gibo Roel (Alisa) Tristan, Gino Anthony (Chelsea) Tristan, Alexandra C. Hogan, Maria C. Hogan, Gavin Edward (Robi) Tristan, Gabriela C. Flores, Sabella C. Flores, Ricky O. Flores; six great-grandchildren, Pai, Gracyn, Gibo Jr., Mia, Gino Jr., Giana-Rae; and a brother, Roberto (Gloria) Garcia of Alamo.

Visitation was held from 5 to 9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. rosary Sunday, January 26, 2020, at Memorial Funeral Home in San Juan. Funeral service took place at 11 a.m. Monday, January 27, 2020, at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church in Pharr. Interment followed at Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery in Mission.

Funeral services were under the direction of Memorial Funeral Home in San Juan.

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