Angela Teresa Castro Gamido of Bellevue, WA, age 84, passed away Monday evening September 12, 2022 from an aggressive form of cancer. She was born on October 18, 1937 in Bremerton, WA, daughter of the late Luis and Priscilla (Alcala) Castro.
Angela is survived by her husband Henry S. Gamido; sons Luis (Kerry), Henry Patrick (Alexandra), Timothy (Paul) and daughters Lisa, and Yvonne (Paul); granddaughters Bryana (Yuri), Melissah (Jonathan) and Emma; great grandchildren Finley, Otto, Waimea and Kaewe; sisters Eloise Castro Harman and Rosalinda Castro Hayashi and brother in-law Ray; several cousins, nieces, nephews and great nieces, nephews, in-laws, and godchildren. Angela was preceded in death by her parents, and her sister Coralita Castro Santos and countless other loved ones.
Angela attended grade school at Sea in the Star Catholic School and Coontz Jr. High in Bremerton, WA. The family moved to Juneau, AK and attended Capital High School where she was a cheerleader and member of CAP, Connect Air Patrol. They moved back to Seattle in 1954 where she graduated from Immaculate Conception High School in 1955. Angela attended college at Seattle University.
Angela worked for many years at Sears, Roebuck & Co in advertising and marketing. She retired from the City of Bellevue in the administrative offices. Angela was an active member at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church since 1954. She was also active in the Seattle Filipino Community Center, and FANHS (Filipino American National Historical Society).
Everyone who knew Angela felt her big heart and giving nature. Her love was spending family time especially with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Her passion included any type of physical activity, Zumba, skiing, running, karate, tumbling, cheerleading, gymnastics, acting in local theaters, and her love of traveling to Europe, Africa, Holy Land, China, Egypt, Philippines, Mexico, Canada, all over the USA.
Angela will be missed dearly by all.
Published by Columbia Funeral Home & Crematory on Sep. 17, 2022.