Cecilio Castro, 59, of Clifton died Feb. 1, 2016. Born in New York City to Jewish immigrant parents from Puerto Rico, he was a former resident of Philadelphia.
Mr. Castro was a retired general contractor and former owner of a grocery store in Passaic.
He is survived by two sons, Mark of Lafayette and Joshua of Hackettstown; his daughter, Sandra of Clifton; a sister; three brothers; and two grandchildren.
Services were held Feb. 4 with arrangements by J.L. Apter Memorial Chapels of Cedar Grove. Memorial contributions may be made to Jewish Family Service of MetroWest NJ.