AMELIA KATE CASTLEMAN, 18, of New Haven, was taken home to be with her Heavenly Father on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, as a result of an automobile accident. Born in Fort Wayne, she was an active member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, New Haven. She was a graduate of Bishop Luers High School Class of 2012 and a full time student at I.P.F.W. This past summer she participated in the mission Teach on the Beach in Ghana, Africa. She is survived by her parents, Brian and Lisa Castleman of New Haven; siblings, Adam, Luke and Lydia Castleman; grandparents, Larry and Becky Coomer of New Haven, and Jim and Marilyn Castleman of Monroeville; great-grandmother, Donna Coomer of Woodburn; and many loving aunts, uncles, and cousins. Mass of Christian Burial is 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 943 Powers St., New Haven. Father James Seculoff officiating. Calling is from 1 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, at E. Harper & Son Funeral Home, 740 St. Rd. 930 E., New Haven, with Rosary to be recited at 3:30 p.m. Burial in the church cemetery. As a lasting tribute to Amelia, contributions may be made to the Amelia Kate Castleman Scholarship Fund at St. John’s Catholic School, New Haven. To share online condolences, please visit

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