Memorial Services for Governor Raul H. Castro

05/06/2015 - 16:07
A memorial Mass for former Arizona Gov. Raúl H. Castro, who died April 10 in San Diego, is set for Tucson and Nogales on May 15.  Memorial masses will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 272 N Rodriguez St., Nogales, AZ, at 9 a.m., May 15, and at St. Augustine’s Cathedral, 192 S. Stone Ave., Tucson, AZ 85701, May 15, 2 p.m. The official funeral mass will be held at 9 a.m., at St. Mary’s Basilica, 400 E Monroe St, Phoenix, AZ, 85004. Gov. Doug Ducey and the State of Arizona will host a Celebration of Life Memorial at Arizona State Capitol, 1700 W. Washington St., Phoenix, AZ, on Saturday, May 16, at 11 a.m. Gov. Castro’s ashes with interred in a private ceremony at the Sedona Community Cemetery in Sedona, AZ.​
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Raúl  H. Castro Scholarship Fund at Center for Latin American Studies, University of Arizona, PO Box 210076 or at
Anyone interested in sending notes to Castro family, please write to: The Castro Family, 12463 Rancho Bernardo Road, Box 518, San Diego, CA 92128. 
A link to the Arizona Daily Star article about his life can be accessed here:

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