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Doris Castagnetto Obituary

Doris Marie Castagnetto
Doris Marie Castagnetto

May 16, 1924 - November 23, 2007
Born in Vallejo, CA
Resided in Pebble Beach, CA
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Doris Noonan Castagnetto of Pebble Beach, California
was born May 16, 1924 to Joseph & Mina Noonan of Vallejo, California. She died Wednesday, November 21, 2007 after a lengthy illness.

Doris attended St. Vincent’s High School in Vallejo and graduated in 1942. She continued her education at Dominican College in San Rafael and UCLA. She left college to teach school during World War II in Vallejo.

Doris married Gerome Castagnetto of Vallejo on May 26, 1946. They lived Carmel from 1949-1952, the San Francisco Bay Area from 1952-1955, returned to the Monterey Peninsula in 1955 until 1961 and resided in Salinas from 1961 through 2006 when they moved to Pebble Beach.

She was the director of the preschool at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Corral de Tierra from 1969-1972. Doris was an avid knitter and reader of books, newspapers and magazines. She enjoyed cooking for family and friends. Vacationing in Palm Desert, Lake Tahoe, the Santa Cruz Mountains and her family’s cabin in Lake County were some of her favorite places.

She is survived by her husband, Gerome, son Paul (Paddy Jo) Castagnetto of Salinas, and daughter Karen Otto of Lake Oswego, Oregon. Grandchildren, Lisa (Seth) Cole of Pleasanton, Michael(Rebecca) & Jonathan Castagnetto of Salinas, Victor Otto of Lake Oswego, Oregon. Great Grandchildren, Joshua, Katelyn & Noah Cole, Sophia and Dominic Castagnetto.

Visitation Tuesday, November 27, 2007, from 1:00 am to 5:00 pm in the Struve and Laporte Chapel, 41 W. San Luis Street, Salinas, CA

Funeral service will be held Wednesday, November 28, 2007 at 11:00 am in the Struve and Laporte Chapel. Salinas, CA

Private Entombment in the San Carlos Cemetery, Monterey, CA




San Carlos Cemetery
792 Fremont
Monterey, CA US
Friday, November 23, 2007
Struve and Laporte Funeral Home
41 West San Luis Street
Salinas, CA US 93901
Tuesday, November 27, 2007
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Chapel Service
Struve and Laporte Funeral Home
41 West San Luis Street
Salinas, CA US 93901
Wednesday, November 28, 2007
11:00 AM