OBITUARY: Jorge Homero Castillo-Barragan |

OBITUARY: Jorge Homero Castillo-Barragan

September 1, 1964, Mexico City

June 19, 2012, South Lake Tahoe

Also known as EL COMPADRE to his friends here in South Lake Tahoe and as EL CUNDE AMOR to his family. He was born on September 1, 1964 in Mexico City to Gilberto and Federica Castillo. He came to the United States to give a better life to his family, which he successfully accomplished. Upon arrival to the United States he lived in Yountville Napa, Calif. where he worked in the grape vineyards for about 6 years. He moved to South Lake Tahoe where he lived for 22 years and worked at the Wynham Resort for the last 7 years. Prior to that he worked at Heavenly Ski Resort and Harveys Casino, both as a prep cook.

He was a loving husband to Alicia for 30 years and a wonderful father, grandfather and friend to all that knew him. He loved to cook and was always a hard worker. He was always the life of every party, reunion etc.

He leaves his wife of 30 years, Alicia Cecilia; son German; daughters, Leticia, Cynthia and Jessica; brothers, Abdon, Blas, Gilberto, Gamaliel and Abran; sisters, Maria, Olga, Delma and Martha; grandchildren Anthony and Isabella; and son-in-law Francisco and many nieces and nephews.

We lost a great person with a big heart but we gained a star in the sky.

Perdimos una gran persona con un grande corazon pero ganamos una estralla en el cielo.

Siempre en nuestro corazon.

Funeral Services will be held June 27th from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm at McFarlane Mortuary, 887 Emerald Bay Road, South Lake Tahoe, Calif.

Mass will be held June 28 at 10:30 am at Saint Teresa Church. Friends are invited to attend. Interment will be at Happy Homestead Cemetery.

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