CASTRO, LEONARDA – Our beloved mother, Leonarda Castro, age 92, passed away on Thursday, August 2, 2018 at her home in Roswell, NM surrounded by the love of her family. Leonarda was born November 6, 1925 in Villa Guererro Jalisco, Mexico to Leonardo Canela and Juanita Espinoza. She married Salvador Castro on February 2, 1946 in Villa Guererro Jalisco, Mexico.
Those left to cherish her memory are her sons, Raul Castro and wife Rosario; and Carlos Castro of Roswell, NM; daughters, Socorro Estrada and husband, Armando of Odessa, TX; Maria Soto and husband, Antonio; Juana Lopez and husband Jesus; Alicia Loya and husband, Elias; Angelina Castro; Guadalupe Castro; Maria de Jesus Sisneros and husband, Senon all of Roswell, NM. Leonarda was also blessed with 17 grandchildren: Pedro Estrada, Raul Estrada, Manuel Soto, Salvador Soto, Veronica Soto, Brittanya Anchondo, Nikomi Bejarano, Lily Loya, Rita Loya, Eliza Loya, Elizar Loya Jr., Raul Castro Jr., Biyanca Castro, Bryana Castro, Veneza Castro, Samantha Pantoja, Savanna Hernandez; and a greater blessing of 33 great grandchildren and 6 great great grandchildren; a sister, Socorro Velasco of Roswell, NM and brother Juan Canela of Mexico.
Leonarda is preceded in death by her husband, Salvador Castro; daughter, Rosa Irma Castro; parents, Leonardo Canela and Juanita Espinoza; siblings, Cayetano Canela, Rogelio Canela, Ramon Canela, Mercedes Canela, Catalina Canela and Raul Canela.
Those chosen as pallbearers will be her grandsons, Pedro Estrada, Raul Estrada, Manuel Soto, Salvador Soto, Raul Castro Jr., Eliazar Loya Jr.
A rosary will be recited at 7:00 PM, Monday, August 6, 2018 at St. John Catholic Church and a resurrection mass will be celebrated at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at St. John Catholic Church. Burial will follow at South Park Cemetery in Roswell, NM.
Our condolences and our deepest sympathy to you and your family Angelina . May the soul of your mother RIP. May god continue to comfort ur hearts and souls . There are no words that I have but me and Nena are here if you need anything. God bless.
Rita PachecoRoswell, NM
Angelina, My deepest condolences to you and your family. May god rest ur mothers soul . And at the same time help heal your heart and comfort your soul in knowing ur mom is Resting. GOD bless All
Rita PachecoRoswell, NM
Deepest condolences to the Castro family and friends for the loss of your loved one Leonarda. Please read these scriptures in God's word the Bible of his wonderful promise for the loved ones we have lost in death a resurrection back to life very soon for the righteous and unrighteous Acts 24:15; John 5: 28, 29, right here on a brand new Paradise Earth no more sickness pain or death Life Without End Revelation 21:1-5
Sacramenta LandrumBklyn, NY
Heartfelt condolences to Carlos Castro and the Castro family. May the Lord's holy spirit comfort you all. God Bless.
Allan J CurtisRoswell, NM
With my deepest condolence to Carlos and the Castro Family. Prayers for peace and comfort for you all.
Suzie Fresquez- Accent FlowersRoswell, NM