Teresa M. CastilloTeresa Molina Castillo age 78 and a resident of Porterville for 58 years passed away November 3, 2011 in Porterville. Teresa was born in Pharr, Texas March 18, 1933 to Eutimio and Herlinda Molina and it was also in Pharr that she later married Manuel Castillo on December 12, 1955. She and Manuel moved to California in 1969 and Teresa simultaneously began working in the local fields surrounding Porterville and tending to her growing family which eventually reached nine children. She and Manuel liked to play dominoes and dance and Teresa would often sing Spanish songs to him and the kids. She liked to read, visit Eagle Mountain Casino and tease her grandchildren by playfully removing her glass eye. Her life had been devoted to taking care of others beginning with her 3 siblings at the age of 14 when her mother died and continuing on to her children and several of her own grandchildren. Teresa was preceded in death by her grandson Alfredo Castillo Jr. in 1984. Son, Daniel Castillo in 1999, husband, Manuel Castillo Sr. in 2000 and son Armando Castillo in 2009. Surviving family includes 3 sons: Manuel Castillo Jr. of Ohio. Edward Castillo and Alfredo Castillo both of Porterville. 4 daughters: Alice Solis, Susan Castillo, Dahlia Flores and Sofia Castillo all of Porterville. 3 sisters: Esperanza Castillo of WA, Herlinda Tagle of Ohio and Herminia Molina of WA. along with 19 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild. Visitation will be Tuesday November 8th from 2:00pm to 8:00pm at Whitehurst-Peters-Loyd Chapel in Porterville with Recitation of the Holy Rosary at 6:00pm. A Graveside Service will be at 10:00am Wednesday November 9, at Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery, Porterville. To sign Teresa's online register book or leave a message of condolence please visit www.whitehurstfuneral.com. For additional information contact Whitehurst-Peters-Loyd Funeral and Cremation Service, 195 N. Hockett St., Porterville, CA 93257. (559)784-6485.