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Carmen Awilda Castro, of Calabash, died Monday, June 15, 2015, at the age of 71.

She was born March 6, 1944, in Puerto Rico, daughter of the late Ocdavio and Maria Ramos Berez.

Surviving are her husband, Hector Manuel Castro-Colon; two sons, Hector Manuel Castro, of Dallas and Hector Louis Castro, of Dublin, California; daughter, Awilda Yvette Castro, of Northern, Kentucky; sister, Maria Christina Perez, of Green Bay, Wisconsin; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

A memorial service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 18, 2015, at Brunswick Funeral Home Chapel. Inurnment will be held at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.

Please leave online condolences for the family at Brunswick Funeral Home.

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