Desiree Donna (James) Castello departed this life with her three daughters, grandson and son (son-in-law) surrounded around her bedside and husband via visual technology on November 1, 2020 at Kent General Hospital.
Desiree was born on November 9, 1955 in Georgetown, Guyana to the late Shelia (Tracy) and Joseph James. Her late grandmother Ethel Hescott raised her. Desiree is survived by her husband Prudhourne Castello, daughter’s Yolanda A. (James) Mouzone, Marissa N. Castello, Cherise O. Castello, granddaughters, Mia N. Harris, Ondre’a N. Dudley, Sanaa N. Castello, grandson, Emeel James-Ragland and great grandsons Ni’shawn S. Armstead and Sy’aire L. Harris-Brittingham.
She’s also survived by her sisters and brothers Sharon Perry of Georgetown, Guyana, Carol (James) Taylor and husband Vernon Taylor of NY, Elizabeth James of Georgetown, Guyana, Frankie James of Georgetown, Guyana and Oswald James of Georgetown, Guyana. She’s preceded in death by her sisters and brothers Monica, Beverly, Margaret, Colin and Eustace James. She leaves behind a host of loved ones and long time friends.
Desiree was quiet, sweet, caring and an unselfish individual. She had a big heart for her family, friends and others. She was a faithful wife, devoted mother, grandmother, loving sister, cousin and loyal friend. She enjoyed teaching, cooking, feeding others, and having family gatherings.
Viewing Saturday, November 7, 2020 from 2 to 3:45 pm. Funeral Service Saturday 4 pm at Pippin Funeral Home, Wyoming, DE. The family is limited to 50 guests, masks must be worn and social distancing will be required. Live stream available at www.pippinfuneralhome.com.
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