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Dr. Diego Antonio Castellanos

October 19, 1933 ~ April 30, 2022 (age 88)

Obituary

DR. DIEGO A. CASTELLANOS, of Cherry Hill, NJ, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 30th, 2022. Born in 1933 in Guayama, PR, he is the son of the late Felix Castellano and Mercedes Serrano.

For 48 years, Dr. Castellanos was the television host and producer of Puerto Rican Panorama on 6abc / WPVI-TV Philadelphia. In addition, he was a lieutenant in the National Guard; hosted a Spanish radio program for WCAM, 1310 in Camden, NJ; worked for RCA and the New Jersey Department of Education; and in 2002, was inducted into the Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia. He was a journalist, author, and educator, and a collaborator for the bilingual format of the Sesame Street show and magazine. Dr. Castellanos was also an avid pilot and musician.

He is predeceased by his cherished son, Carlos Castellanos, and is the beloved father of Diego A. Castellanos Jr., Cathy Kemp, Dwight Castellanos, Kelly Panebianco, Sean Castellanos, Patrick McArdle, Christopher Castellanos, Dr. Olivia Castellanos, and Felicia Castellanos. He is also the proud “Pop-Pop” to 9 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are invited to pay their respects to the family on Thursday, May 5th from 10:00 – 12:00 noon at the BRADLEY & STOW FUNERAL HOME, 127 Medford-Mt. Holly Road, Medford, NJ, followed by the service at noon. Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery in Cherry Hill. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Deborah Heart and Lung Center, Deborah Hospital Foundation, 212 Trenton Road, Browns Mills, NJ 08015.

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Services

Greeting of the Family
Thursday
May 5, 2022

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Bradley & Stow Funeral Home
127 Medford-Mt. Holly Road
Medford, NJ 08055

Funeral Service
Thursday
May 5, 2022

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Bradley & Stow Funeral Home
127 Medford-Mt. Holly Road
Medford, NJ 08055

Interment
Thursday
May 5, 2022

1:45 PM
Calvary Cemetery, Cherry Hill

Donations

Deborah Heart and Lung Center
200 Trenton Road, Browns Mills NJ 08015
Tel: 1-609-893-6611
Web: http://demanddeborah.org

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