Carlita (nee Carattini) Castillo, 74, passed away peacefully on Friday, February 7, 2020. Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Carlita came to the United States at the age of 17. Living first in Buffalo, NY and then moving to Jersey City, NJ at the age of 20. She resided in Jersey City until her retirement to Puerto Rico. Mrs. Castillo was a cashier at Shop Rite of Jersey City for 32 years before retiring.
She was predeceased by her husband, Roberto Castillo, on October 15, 2004; her father, Mariano Carattini; and her sister, Carmen Carattini.
She is survived by her daughter, Jenny I. Ayala and her husband, Eliecer of Clifton; two sons, Robert Anthony Castillo of Jersey City and Irving Dean Castillo of Kearny; her mother, Juana (nee Padilla) Carattini of Puerto Rico; one brother, Tomas Carattini of Newark; three sisters, Elba Luz Carattini, Monseratte Carattini and Delia Carattini all of Puerto Rico; and five grandchildren, Gabrielle I. Battle, Isabel Ayala, Erica Castillo, Anthony Castillo and Arianna Castillo.
Visiting Hours Monday 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home, 1313 Van Houten Avenue, Clifton. Private Cremation to follow.
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