A funeral service took place Oct. 20 for Mildred F. Castillo. She passed away Oct. 12 with her family by her side. Born in Pittsburg, Pa., Mildred lived in Hills Station, Pa. before residing the last 59 years in Jersey City. As a young girl Millie loved helping young children and spent her time volunteering at St. Joseph’s School for the Blind. It was at the age of 16 when she met her future husband Fernando A. Castillo and they had 5 children together. She later had 2 additional children from another relationship. She was predeceased by her parents, Wilbert G. and Virginia E. (Jones) Simpson and her sister Emma Colamarino. Left to cherish her memory are her children, Marina, Lisa, Arlene, Kim, Fernando, Thomas and Robert; 11 grandchildren, Melissa, Joshua, Jessica, Jasmine, Jiovanni, Martha, Gloria, Pedro, Xavier, Monica and Jazlina; 6 great- grandchildren, Jayden, Zaiyah, Jeremiah, Giselle, Nassir, and Noah; and her siblings: Jetty Jaeger, Charles Simpson, Donald Simpson. Services arranged by the Dworzanski and Son Funeral Home, Bayonne.

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