HAMMOND, Mary Esther Murgado Castellano "Dolly" 87, passed away peacefully at home on October 13, 2016. A West Tampa native and Jefferson High School alumna, Dolly was predeceased by her parents, Paul and Carolina Murgado; her husband, David Hammond; and her son, Joseph Castellano III. "Nane" was central to the lives of her large and very loving family. She is survived by her sister, Cecilia Miller of Blairsville, GA; her daughter, Linda DeFrancesco (Jim); son, Paul Castellano (Mary Ann); her daughter-in-law, Michelle Castellano; grandchildren, Voni Whitaker, Genevieve Metzger, Daniella DeFrancesco, Deanna DeFrancesco, Melissa Champagne (Jason), Sarah Michelle Castellano, Melanie Perdue (Nick) Paul Michael Castellano, Victoria Castellano, Kristen Castellano; and her many great- and great-great-grandchildren. She will be truly missed. A Celebration of her life will be held at St. Catherine's Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 502 Druid Hills, Temple Terrace, FL 33617, on Sunday, October 23, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in her memory to Hospice or to the "Never Say Never Foundation".
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