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Graciela Castro

January 17, 1927 ~ June 2, 2021 (age 94)

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Graciela Castro

Beloved Mother, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother and

Great-Great-Grandmother, 94



Mrs. Graciela (nee Castro) Castro, 94, of Newark, NJ, passed away on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at her home surrounded by her loving family.  Visitation will be at the Biondi Funeral Home of Nutley, 540 Franklin Avenue on Tuesday, June 8  from 9:00 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. There will be a funeral mass celebrated at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 654 Summer Avenue, Newark  at 12:00 p.m.  The entombment will be at Hollywood Memorial Park Chapel Mausoleum, Union.


Mrs. Castro was born in San Jose, Costa Rica and emigrated to Newark, NJ in 1989.  She cherished her loving children, and adored her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.


She is survived by her beloved children Elieth Hidalgo, Juan Hidalgo, Norberto Hidalgo, Jose Luis Hidalgo, Lourdes Hidalgo, Mercedes Hidalgo, Oscar Hidalgo and Hugo Hidalgo; her loving siblings Juan Castro, Luisa Castro, Emilce Castro, and Antonieta Castro; and her many cherished grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.


Mrs. Castro is predeceased by her husband Jacob Hidalgo (1988), her son Ramiro Hidalgo, and her daughters Gladys Calderon and Dora Hidalgo.



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June 8, 2021

9:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Biondi Funeral Home
540 Franklin Avenue
Nutley, NJ 07110

Funeral Mass
June 8, 2021

12:00 PM
Our Lady of Good Counsel Church
654 Summer Avenue
Newark, New Jersey 07104

June 8, 2021

1:45 PM
Hollywood Memorial Park
1500 Stuyvesant Avenue
Union, NJ 07083

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