Philomina “Helen” Mantione Castiglione Helen Castiglione went to be with the Lord on February 28, 2018. She was born June 14, 1922 in Pittston, PA to Giuseppe and Frances Mantione. She was married on June 25, 1944 to Peter A. Castiglione. She is survived by Peter, her spouse of 74 years; her two sisters: Petrina Panzitta of Mt. Cisco, NY, and Josephine Panzitta of St. Louis, MO; her four children and spouses: Peter Castiglione Jr. (Bea) of Chatham, VA, Joseph Castiglione (Diana) of Coral Springs, FL, Daniel Castiglione (Linda) of Locust Grove, GA, and Edith Valentini (Levino) of Duluth, GA; 16 grandchildren and spouses: Peter Castiglione III (Alicia), Anna Kroner (Mark), Shane Fowlkes (Kim), Matthew Carter (Ami), Dennis Willis (Candy), Jamie Carter, Robert Carter, Tanya Castiglione Andrews, Jason Castiglione (Victoria), Sean Castiglione (Jacquelin), Daniel Castiglione, Jr. (Erika), Lauren Pierce (Scott), Kristen Farner (Steven), Jonathan Gillman (Ann), Eric Gillman (Melanie), David Valentini (Edna), Andrew Valentini (Ingrid); 24 great-grandchildren: Lulu, Austin, Aiden, Andrew, Josh, Tyler, Noah, Katelynn, Kinslee, Jordan, Caleb, Samuel, Maxwell, Maggie, Isaac, Derek, Emily, Kale, Brody, Branson, Josiah, Aidan, London, Jacob. Helen was a beautiful wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, who unconditionally loved her family and friends and all those she encountered. She selflessly served others in her home and in the church as the hands and feet of Christ. Her heart was special. She loved like Jesus. Helen will be remembered for her life-long spiritual walk with Jesus, our Lord. She will be dearly cherished by her family and friends. Her legacy will live on in those that knew her.

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  1. One of the loveliest ladies to have ever graced the earth. She will forever be remembered for her kindness and the most beautiful smile she always wore. Aunt Helen will be so missed.

  2. A beautiful woman with a beautiful heart. She touched so many lives with her smile and gentle spirit and made everyone feel like family. She is truly loved and will be terribly missed on this Earth. Celebrating her as she now walks streets of gold healed and pain free. Xoxo

  3. Beautiful face and a loving heart. We will miss you sweet Aunt Helen. Please kiss my mom, Grandpa, Uncle Dom, Ma and Aunt Helen when you get to heaven.

  4. Ms Helen was a beautiful example of what it means to “be like Jesus”. One of the sweetest souls I’ve ever known and loved.

  5. Such a beautiful soul to have lived, served and loved on this earth. So thankful that we can celebrate her eternal life in heaven! Love you grandma❤️

  6. Missing you Grandma. I love you very much. You are an inspiration to all of us with your love and devotion to family, friends and peoples lives that you have touch with your faith in God.

    Sean & Jacquelin

  7. Aunt Helen. We will always remember you and the times we had together. You will always be in our hearts. Now you are with my dad, ma, uncle Joe and so many of our family members. Rest in peace

  8. We love you! A true inspiration. Rest In Peace Amen
    Ken, Alisa, Annalisa. Brachelli-Mantione

  9. Aunt Helen was one of the sweetest most loving people I have ever known. I wish I could have spent more time with her.
    I love you everyone and I am holding you in my heart.
    Mary Castiglione

  10. Dear Helen, you truly loved your family and friends. You are one of the most caring persons ever, because you lived as Jesus taugh us to live by loving the Lord our God with all your heart, soul, and body, and your family, friends, and neighbors as your self. Alleluia!

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