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Obituaries

February 19, 2013

David Castello

CHATSWORTH, Ga. — Mr. David Castello, 86, of Chatsworth, Ga., died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Carmen and Emma Castello; and a son, David Castello Jr.; siblings, Evelyn Pehlke, Clarence Klotz, Alice Pehlke, Arthur Scharf, William Castello, Michael Costello, Joseph Costello, Elmer Scharf, Dolly Young and Junie Johnson.

Mr. Castello was a first-generation American. His father came here from Italy.

Castello proudly served his country in World War II in the Third Army Division under General George Patton. He received three Purple Hearts, three Bronze Battle Stars and a Good Conduct medal.

Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Edna Taylor Castello; children and spouses, Daniel and Pam Castello, Donald and Linda Castello, all of Lockport, Ill., and Joy Castello of Chatsworth, Ga.; grandchildren and spouses, Amanda and Charlie Irizarry, Kevin and Megan Castello, Allison Castello, Jessica and Andy Karuchit, Michael and Claudia Castello, Garrett Castello, and Bradley Castello; one great-grandchild, Harper Castello; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at the chapel of Shawn Chapman Funeral Home, with the Rev. Andrew Bowen, Pastor Michael Castello and Pastor Andy Karuchit officiating.

Interment will follow at 2 p.m. in the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, Ga.

The family will receive friends after 5 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Arrangements made with Integrity by Shawn Chapman Funeral Home, Crematory and Monuments; www.shawnchapmanfh. com.

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