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María Socorro (Saavedra) Castro

April 21, 1929 — October 29, 2020

María Socorro Castro, 91, passed peacefully from this life on October 29, 2020.  She was born to the late Juan Saavedra and Hilaria Alvarado Saavedra on April 21, 1929 in Sonora, Texas.

Left to treasure María Socorro’s memory are her husband, José Hipólito Castro; children, María de Jesús (Vicente) Gutiérrez, Vicenta (Ángel) Zuvieta, Hilaria (Andrés) Niño, Gilberto (Leonor) Castro; grandchildren, José Ángel Zuvieta, Luis Alfredo Zuvieta, G. Victoria Zuvieta, Andrea Niño, Javier Niño, Kristina Niño, Connie Salinas, Juana Yvette Barrientos, Fabian Castro, and Noelia Castro; great-grandchildren, Mariana Ellise Zuvieta, Maritza Nicole Zuvieta, Elayna Kay Zuvieta, Noah Michael Zuvieta, Andres E. Sifuentes, Dylan Salinas, Jonah Salinas, Ethan Salinas, Airam Y. Barrientos, Leonardo Barrientos, Dominic Perez, and Ian Castro.

María Socorro was preceded in death by her parents, Juan and Hilaria A. Saavedra.

Visitation will take place Saturday, October 31, 2020 from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at San Benito Funeral Home.  A prayer service will begin at 7:00 p.m. and a recitation of the Holy Rosary will follow at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday. (Both services may be viewed online via live-stream by clicking the link below.) Maria Socorro will be laid to rest on Sunday, November 1, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at Mont Meta Memorial Park.

Honored to serve as pallbearers are Javier Niño, Fabian Castro, Luis Zuvieta, José Ángel Zuvieta, Andres Niño, and Ángel Zuvieta.

The Castro family wishes to thank María Socorro’s caregiver, Adela Rodriguez, for her care and compassion.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to San Benito Funeral Home, 1400 W. Business 77, San Benito, Texas 78586. 956.275.8402 www.sanbenitofuneralhome.com

All guests must wear facial covering and practice social distancing while visiting the funeral home.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of María Socorro (Saavedra) Castro, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, October 31, 2020

4:00 - 9:00 pm (Central time)

San Benito Funeral Home

1400 U.S. 77, Robinson, TX 76706

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Prayer Service

Saturday, October 31, 2020

Starts at 7:00 pm (Central time)

San Benito Funeral Home

1400 U.S. 77, Robinson, TX 76706

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Recitation of the Holy Rosary

Saturday, October 31, 2020

Starts at 7:20 pm (Central time)

San Benito Funeral Home

1400 U.S. 77, Robinson, TX 76706

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Interment

Sunday, November 1, 2020

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

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