Mrs. Alverta A. "Pete" Castor, 86, passed into the next life at 6 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012 in Kane Community Hospital following an extended
She was born Oct. 12, 1925 in Accident, Md. to the late Harry and Ida Holliday Wilhelm.
An area resident for the past 50 years, "Pete" retired from Sylvania after 30 years service. She was a workaholic and kept an immaculate home and
enjoyed going to Las Vegas, Atlantic City, and playing bingo.
She is survived by three daughters, Noreen Griffith and husband Dan, Sheffield, Anita Frederoski, Sheffield, and Loretta Davidson and husband
Jack, Kane; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Castor was preceded in death by her husband, Norman "Babe" Castor; a son, John Castor; a brother, Paul Wilhelm; and a sister, Buella Gall.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, in the Sheffield United Methodist Church with Reverend Martin Reynolds, pastor,
Clarendon Methodist Church officiating. Burial will follow in Sheffield Cemetery. Friends will be received from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, 2012 at the Sheffield Methodist Church.
The Borden-Lloyd Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.