Celia Castaneda Prado died March 24 after a brief illness. She was 77. Mrs. Prado was a native of Tarimoro Michoacan, Mexico. Also a long time Watsonville resident.
She was a hard working person since her youth. She took up sewing and knitting as hobbies. She attended church on a daily basis. She was an avid daily walker. She was passionate about cooking for her family. She loved spending time with her grandchildren.
Mrs. Prado was preceded in death by her husband Elias Castaneda and her parents Alfonso and Fidela Prado, sister Zenaida Prado Prado, brother Jesus Prado and her daughter Teresa Castaneda.
She is survived by her daughters Elivier Castaneda and Eldemira Castaneda. Visitation will take place at Ave Maria Memorial Chapel on April 8, from 5 until 9 p.m. and the Holy Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. On April 9, there will be a Funeral Mass celebrated at St. Patrick’s Church at 10 a.m., followed by a committal service at Pioneer Cemetery located at 66 Marin Street in Watsonville.
Arrangements have been entrusted in the care of the Carroll Family of Ave Maria Memorial Chapel, www.avemariamemorialchapel.com.