Josefa Passed Away at Home

You might remember the name of Josefa Castilla – you certainly will, if you live in Vélez de Benaudalla – who returned to her place of birth to die.

COS VdB Josefa Returns HomeShe found herself terminally ill in Palma de Mallorca and wished desperately to return to her place where she had spent her childhood, Vélez de Benaudalla, to live out here remaining days, returning to the village on the 11th of last month.

This last journey was made possible thanks to her daughter, Ana Hernández and the NGO, Ambulancia del Deseo.

Josefa died on the 29th of December at the age of 76 in the very house where she was born and has been buried in the village cemetery and lies next to where her parents and a brother rest.

(News/Noticias: Velez de Benaudalla, Costa Tropical, Granada, Andalucia)

 

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