Alma deCastro died March 7. She was 79.

Mrs. deCastro was born Feb. 11, 1933, in Guatemala. She grew up and was educated in Mexico City. She married Dr. Enrique deCastro, and they moved to Portland. She was a homemaker.

She is survived by her husband; children, Enrique Jr., Roberto (Susanna), Elisa (Mitch) and Carlos; and six grandchildren.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 15, at St. Thomas More Church.