Odilia Sara Castro

October 8, 1940 ~ July 22, 2020 (age 79)


Odilia Sara Castro passed away peacefully, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at the Overlook Medical Center in Summit, NJ. She was 79. Born in Lima, Peru to Carlos and Raquel Castro-Pizarro, moved to the United States in the 1980's before settling down in Woodbridge, NJ. She spent most of her career as a teacher, teaching all grades in Peru but also spent a secondary career as Nurse and Administrative Assistant. She was a successful owner and operator of a cleaning company, pallet repair company and trucking company.

Odilia is predeceased by her son Jorge Ruiz. She is survived by her son Oscar Ruiz and his wife Diane of Edison, NJ; Daughter, Sara Medina; son, Gonzalo Saavedra; 11 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. 

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Raritan Bay Funeral Service, 241 Bordentown Avenue, South Amboy, NJ 08879. To send condolences to the family please visit the tribute tab at the top of the obituary. Cremation is private. 

A memorial mass will be held Saturday, July 25th at 10 AM at the Transfiguration of the Lord Parish, Guardian Angels Worship Site, located at, 37 Plainfield Avenue, Edison, NJ.

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