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Beatrice Lilian (Castrilla) Mead, 94, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 21, 2017.
A native of Conneaut, OH Bea was born April 20, 1923, the daughter of Michael and Rose (Carlucci) Castrilla.
She married Robert Mead Sr. in 1942, and had three children together.
Bea enjoyed her flower garden, cooking, watching tv, taking pictures, and her home and family.
She was a member of Our Lady of Peace Parish, St. Josephs Church, St. Josephs Womens Guild, Catholic Daughters of America, Catholics Visitors Pastoral Care, Anita Garibaldi Lodge, Ashtabula County Democratic Party, Ashtabula Friendship Club, Ashtabula Senior Center, Geneva Senior Center Off Your Rockers Band, and had volunteered for many organizations.
Bea leaves behind her beloved daughter, Patricia Shick of Janesville WI; son, Jeffrey (Maria) Mead of Ashtabula; daughter-in-law, Sharon Mead of Jefferson; sister, Alvera; 9 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; 3 great great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; good friends Nyla Baliant and Norma Nelson; and Garfield her cat.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Robert Mead Sr.; son Robert Mead Jr.; parents; sisters, Anna and Antionette; brother, Henry; and grandson, Jeffrey Mead Jr.
Visitation will be held from 10 12 Noon on Saturday, July 29, 2017 with a mass to follow at ST. Josephs Church, 3312 Lake Ave, Ashtabula with Fr. Mel Rusnak presiding. Burial will be at Saybrook Cemetery.
Memorial contributions in her name may be made to the Ashtabula Senior Center, Off Your Rockers Band, or St. Josephs Church.
ZABACK-WILLIAMS-DUCRO FUNERAL, 500 W Prospect Rd, Ashtabula is handling the arrangements.
Published on July 26, 2017
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