Beloved Mother, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother and
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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