Thomas Casarella
Sunday
24
March

Visitation

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sunday, March 24, 2019
Cornell Memorial
247 White Street
Danbury, Connecticut, United States
Monday
25
March

Service

11:00 am
Monday, March 25, 2019
St. Gregory The Great Church
85 Great Plain Road
Danbury, Connecticut, United States

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Charter Oak Crematory
333 Christian Ln
Oxford, Connecticut, United States
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Obituary of Thomas Victor Casarella

Thomas V. Casarella, Sr., 81, of Danbury and Westerly, RI, husband of Marie (Hovorka) Casarella, died peacefully at Regional Hospice on Monday, March 18th.  He was born in Yonkers, NY on May 4, 1937, son of the late Victor and Dora (Rossi) Casarella.  He was a graduate of Saunders Trades and Technical School in Yonkers, Class of 1955.  He was a parishioner of St. Gregory the Great Church. 

Tom was a Veteran of the United States Navy proudly serving on the USS Caloosahatchee.

Tom worked in homeware design and prototype development for Lester Assoc in Hastings, NY, and later for General Electric in Bridgeport CT.  He retired from Black and Decker. 

An avid vegetable gardener, Tom was well known for the beautiful tomatoes he grew.  He loved the ocean and enjoyed time spent at their vacation home in Westerly, RI.   He was a lifelong fan of the New York Yankees. 

In addition to his beloved wife of nearly 60 years, Marie, he will be sadly missed by his four children, Thomas V. Jr. and his wife, Anastasia, Victor, Joseph and his wife, Stacie, and Suzanne and her husband, Reggie Moore; five grandchildren, Vasilisa, Anastasia, Megan, Brittany, and Dakota; and four great grandchildren. 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, March 25th at 11:00am at St. Gregory the Great Church, 85 Great Plain Road, Danbury. 

The family will receive friends at the Cornell Memorial Home, 247 White Street, Danbury, on Sunday, March 24th between the hours of 2:00-4:00pm. 

Memorial contributions in his memory may be made to Regional Hospice and Homecare or to St. Gregory the Great Church.

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