Taft – Maria Elena Castillo Gamez passed away peacefully on July 25, 2020. She was 68.
Maria was born on December 23, 1951 in Taft to Emeterio and Guadalupe (Salazar) Castillo. She was a lifelong resident of Taft. Maria was a homemaker. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother sister and friend who will be missed by all who knew her.
Preceding in death are her parents: Emeterio and Guadalupe Castillo; brother: Emeterio Castillo, Jr.
Survivors include her loving husband of 48 years: Jaime Gamez of Taft; sons: Jaime C. Gamez, Jr. of Taft, Timothy Gamez of Taft and John Harry Gamez (Mindy) of North Dakota; daughters: Frances C. Gamez of Taft and Vanessa Yvonne Gamez-Ramsey (Alexander) of Corpus Christi; grandchildren: Sistina Gamez and Christima Gamez; great-grandchild: Brayden Garcia; brothers: Lupe Castillo (Norma) of Taft, Manuel Castillo (Mary) of Portland and Vicente Castillo (Marie) of Annaville; sister: Delma Castillo of Taft.
Visitation will be held Thursday, July 30, 2020 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Resthaven Funeral Home, Sinton. A Holy Rosary will be recited the same evening, 7:00 PM at the funeral home. A Funeral Mass will be will be Friday, July 31, 2020, 10:00 AM at Immaculate Conception Church, Taft. Interment will follow in Lamas Memorial Park Cemetery, Taft.
Guestbook available online at www.resthavenfunerals.com
Arrangements and care entrusted to Resthaven Funeral Home, Sinton.
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