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  • Lowell H. Casto, age 77, of Lewes, DE, formerly of Newark, DE,

  • Lowell H. Casto, age 77, of Lewes, DE, formerly of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully on Friday, February 15, 2013 at his residence.
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  • Lowell H. Casto, age 77, of Lewes, DE, formerly of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully on Friday, February 15, 2013 at his residence. He was born in Nitro, WV, on November 27, 1935, son of the late Willard and Virginia (Hood) Casto.
    Mr. Casto graduated from Stonewall Jackson High School, Charleston, WV in 1954 and continued his higher education starting with West Virginia University, graduating with his Bachelors in Psychology,. He then went to Marshall University, Huntington, WV, graduating with his Masters, and lastly his plus sixty at the University of Delaware.
    He spent a lifelong career with the Appoquinimink School District in Southern New Castle, DE as a Guidance Counselor influencing countless children to achieve their dreams.
    Mr. Casto was a member of the Ogletown Baptist Church, Newark, DE and several financial clubs in Newark, DE.
    He enjoyed traveling and always looked forward to his winters in Florida.
    Most of all, Mr. Casto’s love for his family was quite evident, he never missed a chance to let you know how proud he was of his family.
    Mr. Casto was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and dear friend who will be missed by all who knew him.
    Mr. Casto is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Nancy Dean Casto; his son, Charles L. Casto and his wife, Heather of Wilmington, DE; his daughter, Nanette D. Schultz and her husband, Timothy of Louisville, KY; his granddaughter, Emily Dracon; and his grandson, Nicholas Dracon.
    Funeral Services were held at Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium, Lewes, DE.
    In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions may be made in Mr. Casto’s name to the National Kidney Foundation, Finance Department, 30 East 33rd Street, New York, NY 10016.
    Please visit Mr. Casto’s Life Memorial Webpage and sign his online guestbook at www.parsellfuneralhomes.com.
     

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