HECTOR E. CASTILLO, 94, of Punta Gorda, Florida died Monday, September 3, 2007 at Charlotte Harbor Healthcare of Port Charlotte.
He was born February 20, 1913 in Honduras to the late Salvadore and Elvira Castillo and moved to Port Charlotte in 1990 from Patchogue, New York. He was a retired Merchant Marine and was a veteran of World War II, Korean War and the Viet Nam, United States Coast Guard. Mr. Castillo was a member of San Antonio Catholic Church of Port Charlotte.
Survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Isabel M. Castillo of Punta Gorda; two daughters, Yvonne Castillo of Punta Gorda and Milagros (Cookie) (husband-Gary) Bruer of Etowah, NC;and 4 grandchildren, Jay DeSola, Michael DeSola, Nicholas (wife-Heather) DeSola and Matthew E, Castillo; He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Edwin A. Rodriguez.