Dudley DeCastro

Dudley J. DeCastro

Mar 15, 1926 - Sep 10, 2019
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Dudley Joseph DeCastro, age 93, of Dallas, GA, passed away on Tuesday, September 10, 2019, in Dallas, GA.
Mr. DeCastro was born on March 15, 1926, in Akron, OH, to parents, Mr. William Anthony DeCastro and Mrs. Mary Dilemmo DeCastro. He was married for 66 years to the love of his life, the late Mrs. Mildred Venarge DeCastro, until her passing in 2013. Mr. DeCastro was employed for many years as a machinist. He served in the United States Marine Corp and was a WWII veteran. Mr. DeCastro loved working with wood and making many different things out of wood. He enjoyed giving his wooden masterpieces to all his friends and family. Mr. DeCastro was very talented and made the bullet proof glass for President Nixon’s limousine, he manufactured the fuel hose for the first Nasa space shuttle as well as the moving walkways out front of Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. He always had a joke and enjoyed playing cards. Mr. DeCastro was very dedicated to his children and was devoted to the love of his life, his wife until her passing. He loved spending quality time with his friends and family and will be fondly remembered by everyone who had the pleasure in knowing him.
Mr. DeCastro is survived by his children, Mr. & Mrs. Dudley A. (Louise) DeCastro, Mrs. Doreen Jeanneret, Mrs. Vicki (JR) Keirns, Mr. Ronald DeCastro and Mrs. Margie (Robert) Duesenberry; sister, Mrs. Margaret Barber; 17 Grandchildren and 25 Great-Grandchildren. Many other relatives and close friends also survive.

In addition to his wife and parents, Mr. DeCastro was preceded in death by granddaughter, Tammy Ann DeCastro, grandson, Chris Jeanneret, son-in-law, Robert Jeanneret, brothers, William DeCastro, Pat DeCastro, Frank DeCastro and Tommy DeCastro.
Calling hours will be on Sunday, Sept. 15 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Dunn-Quigley Funeral Home (811 Grant St.). Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday at 9:30 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, September 15th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Sunday, September 15th, 2019 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Dunn-Quigley Funeral Home
    811 Grant Street
    AKRON, OH 44311
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  • Service

    Monday, September 16th, 2019 | 9:30am
    Monday, September 16th, 2019 9:30am
    St. Mary's Catholic Church
    750 S. Main Street
    AKRON, OH 44311
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    Fr. Frank Basa
  • Interment

    Holy Cross Cemetery
    100 E. Waterloo Road
    Akron, OH 44319
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marie stanley

Posted at 09:39am
Dear Dudley,
Sending sincere condolences in the loss of your dad.
He lived a long life and I am sure you and the family have
many memories.
Marie Filaseta Stanley

Joseph Berner

Posted at 06:27pm
Sincere condolences from Joseph Louis Berner (St. Mary's class of 1946).

Angela S Pirtle

Posted at 10:50am
With all of our love and prayers for you and your family on the loss of your beloved Granddad from your American Allergies family!!!
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