Flora Castro Araquel

flora araquel

December 23, 1935 – August 23, 2023

Flora Araquel, 87, passed away Wednesday August 23, 2023. Beloved wife of the late Abdon Araquel. Flora is survived by her children, Minerva, Proserpina, Elna, Zeus, Lea, Eden, and Ellen, and their spouses; sister Lydia. She is also survived by 11 grandchildren.
A visitation will be held at Money and King Funeral Home, 171 W. Maple Ave, Vienna, VA on Saturday August 26 from 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm. Prayers will be at 4:00 pm.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Flora’s memory to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 and American Heart Association PO Box 840692 Dallas, TX 75284-0692.


Visitation: August 26, 2023 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Money & King Funeral Home
171 W. Maple Ave.
Vienna, VA 22180


Prayers : August 26, 2023 4:00 pm

Money and King Funeral Home
171 W. Maple Ave.
Vienna, VA 22180


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  1. The Family and Staff at the Money and King Funeral Home, express our sympathy to the Araquel Family. It is our hope that we may be able to make a difficult time more bearable. Fell free to call us at anytime, we are always available for you.

    Bob Gallagher
    Funeral Director

  2. Farewell Auntie Flora 😔. I can imagine you are now walking with Uncle Dodo, Riana and Bae Edang with glee. You know how I am thankful for all you’ve done for me and my siblings. The only thing I can do now is to remember you in my prayers. My sincere condolences to my cousins.

  3. In behalf of the Sison family, I would like to extend our deepest sympathy for the loss of our beloved aunt Flora, my godmother.
    No words can express how I am deeply sorry , I will forever cherished all those happy conversations we had over the phone , love you Ninang❤️.

    • It saddens everyone here at home knowing that Mama Deody’s very close family relative and best friend has gone. The beautiful memories are all that’s left to treasure. It is, however, the love in each memory that is the glue that holds us all (Minerva, Prosty, Elna, Zeus, Lea, Eden, and Ellen) when we need it most. Let’s keep the flame of family love burning. We join you in prayer at this time of grief. Your loss is our loss.

  4. Dear Minerva
    I know what great stock you come from . I bet your mom was amazing and you will see her again
    My sincere condolences
    Terry and Beth

  5. Dear Minerva and family, may you find peace, love, and strength, during this difficult time. Flora’s legacy, beauty, and love will live on and serves as a reminder of the great impact she’s had in our lives. Sending our deepest condolences.

    Love and light,
    Lei Lei and Michael

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