Sonia C. Castillo went home to the Lord on Friday, October 10, 2008. She was born in Nogales, Arizona, on November 30, 1948, and was preceded in death by her parents, Edmundo and Cruzita Cagigas. Sonia was a faithful parishioner of Our Lady of Victory Parish and worked for many years at Our Lady Victory School, touching the lives of all who came to know her through her faith, joy, and love. Throughout her two and a half year journey as a cancer survivor, she continued to live life fully in her own special way, opening her home and her heart to all as was her custom.
Sonia was and continues to be an inspiration to all of us! She is survived by Gilbert, her loving husband of 31 years; her daughter and grandson, Sonia Maria and Diego; her son, David; her only sister, Yolanda Cagigas; nephew, Xavier Edmundo and his wife Mayra; as well as, her uncles, aunts, cousins, and friends who all formed part of her familia.
Recitation of the Holy Rosary will be held at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church on Friday, October 17, 2008, at 7:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church on Saturday, October 18, 2008, at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at St. Peter's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that dona-tions please be made to the American Lung Cancer Association. WHITEHURST Sullivan, Burns & Blair Funeral Home 1525 East Saginaw Way Fresno, Ca. (559)227-4048
Published in the Fresno Bee on Oct. 16, 2008
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