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  • Memorial Service:  10:30 a.m.  Sunday at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, corner of Cass & Clay streets, Greenville

Mrs. Luisa Veronica Castellanos, age 74, of Greenville, formerly of St. Petersburg, Florida, passed away Monday, Aug. 6, 2007 from injuries received in an accidental fall at home. The daughter of Rigoberto & Alexandria (Velasquez) Felico, she was born on Sept. 9, 1932, in Olguin, Cuba. On Nov. 11, 1952, in Cuba, she married Gerardo F. Castellanos. They later escaped communist Cuba and made their home in the Tampa Bay area of Florida. Mrs. Castellanos worked for many years for the Pinellas County School Board in plant maintenance.

Her husband, Gerardo F. Castellanos, passed away in June of 2004, and she then came to Greenville to be closer to her daughter. In Greenville she was a member of St. Pauls Episcopal Church, and also enjoyed participating in Montcalm County Commission on Aging activities in Stanton.

Surviving are two children, Maria Z. Schmitz and Gerardo R. Castellanos, both of Greenville; a sister, Maria Sirakoff of New York City; five grandchildren, Nicole & Ben Parris, Billie Schmitz, Jessica Schmitz, Jennifer & Joe Weber, and Gerald R. Castellanos, Jr.; and two great grandchildren, Brandon Parris and Kyle Parris.

A Christian burial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12, 2007 at St. Pauls Episcopal Church, corner of Cass and Clay streets, downtown Greenville, with the Rev. Father John Kirkman officiating. A time of food and fellowship will follow the ceremony. Honoring Luisas wishes, cremation has already taken place.

To send a message of sympathy to the family, sign Luisas online guest book, or to share a favorite memory, please click the “Sign Guest Book” Link above. The Brown-Teman & Christiansen Funeral Home, Greenville, is serving the family and was entrusted with the arrangements.


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  1. Anonymous on August 6, 2007 at 12:00 am


    09/25/2014 –

    Gilda Felico Sedano

    Mis queridos Primos Gerardito y Zenayda. Estoy en florida de vacaciones y los he buscado mucho en google hasta que me encontre la noticia de la muerte de guicho hace anos. Yo sigo viviendo en Berlin Alemania y mi hermana tambien esta alli conmigo. Nuestros padres Justo y chela murieron tambien. Mi numero de telefono en florida es este 0019548038861. Estare en Florida hasta el 30 de Sept. nos encantaria a mi y a Maricel saber de ustedes. Mi ya tienen ahora mi direccion de correo electronico o me llaman al numero este. en Berlin mi numero es 00493088494991. Siento mucho mandar el pesame tan tarde pero bueno no los he olvidado nunca.
    Vuestra prima la hija de Justo Felico.
    Gilda Felico

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