Josefina Oviedo, age 93, of Perrysburg, passed away Friday, February 1, 2019. She was born July 24, 1925, in Dolores, Texas, to the late Pablo and Atanacia (Garcia) Castro.
Josefina was the heart and soul of a very large family. She helped her daughters raise Mario, Eddie, Eugene, Danny, Tommy and Monica. She worked hard all her life since age 11. She got to know many people in the Perrysburg area with her job as a domestic housekeeper.
Josefina loved her community, and she helped break ground for the Perrysburg Heights Community Center. Josefina was of strong faith, she was a lifetime member of Saint Rose Catholic Church and was a valued member of the Our Lady of Guadalupe Prayer Group.
Left to cherish Josefina’s memory are her children, Jose G. (Delma) Oviedo, Maria C. Sanchez, Lydia (Encarnacion) Diaz-Corona, Olga Linda (Billy) Lockett, and Arturo Jaime (Frances) Oviedo; daughter-in-law, Rita Oviedo, and many grandchildren.
Preceding Josefina in death is her husband Teodoro Oviedo, Sr.; sons, Jose Cecilio Oviedo, Teodoro Oviedo, Jr., Ricardo Oviedo; granddaughter, Carlena, great-granddaughter, Leandra and a great-grandson, Davey.
Family received friends Tuesday, February 5, from 2 to 8 p.m., at Witzler-Shank Funeral Home, 222 East South Boundary Street Perrysburg, Ohio (419-874-3133) with the Rosary recited at 7 p.m. Prayers will be in the funeral home today, February 6, at 9:45 a.m. with a funeral mass taking place at St. Rose Catholic Church, 215 East Front Street, Perrysburg, Ohio 43551. Burial will follow in Restlawn Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made out to Saint Rose Catholic Church and the Perrysburg Heights Community Center.
To share memories and leave condolences for Josefina’s family please visit the website at: witzler shank.com.