Tuesday, January 3, 2023

Yolanda Castro Sanchez

      Yolanda Castro Sanchez died at the age of 69 on Wednesday, December 14th, 2022. She was the daughter of Juan Castro and Haydee Sanchez. Yolanda is survived by her three children Jose Ramon Aponte, Wanda Ivelise Aponte and Carlos Rafael Maldonado. She was the mother-in-law of Aleida Aponte, Ray Caraballo and Seeta Maldonado. Grandmother of Fernando Almadovar, Jellian and Jesma Aponte, Loida and Justin Caraballo and Isabel Maldonado. Great Grandmother of Emmanuel, Jayden, Gabi and Nathaniel Almodovar. She was the sister of the late Gualberto Sanchez, Haide Castro Sanches and Carlos Rafael Castro Sanchez.

Yolanda Graduated from the University of Puerto Rico where she obtained her bachelor’s degree in nursing. Following graduation, she worked at Hospital Damas in Ponce Puerto Rico and VA hospital in Orange County New York. Apart from nursing she enjoyed cooking for her family especially around Christmas, during this time she would make authentic Spanish foods, a variety of cheesecakes and coconut flan.

Yolanda was at the happiest when she was eating, singing and dancing parranda for Christmas with family and friends. She would dance to any kind of music she could move to. Another joyful moment in her life was watching American Football. She was a Giants fan. Whenever they played, she would scream and jump in excitement. They played Sunday and won.

 Miss Yolanda was also best known for looking fabulous. She always had her hair and nails freshly done and painted red. She always wore heels, something sparkly, red lipstick, black eyeliner and the biggest most beautiful smile. She had a contagious laugh that would make everyone else laugh. She was also known and will always be remembered for her snoring that only Carlito inherited.

Miss Yolanda was the definition of a woman that would give you her last dollar. She would take care of anyone that was sick no matter how she felt. She was the queen of scratch offs and yes, she would win. If she gifted you a scratch off you’d most likely win. Both Carlito (her son) and Justin (her grandson) could attest to that. This Beautiful soul we all lost was one of the strongest woman we’ve ever known. When she puts her mind to something there’s no such thing as can’t. Her advice to everyone is if you worked hard and put your mind to it, you can accomplish anything.

Yolanda will be remembered for so many things, especially the way she treated everyone. It made us all feel like we were her favorite. Today we wish you farewell in your journey to eternity. You are forever in our hearts. Until we meet again. Goodnight, goodbye and sleep tight.

1 comment:

Unknown said...

Sleep in Peace to my wonderful mother in law. You are missed and always talked about in our household. Love Seeta