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Anthony Casamassa, Sr.

Anthony Casamassa, Sr.

January 13, 1928 February 22, 2020

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Obituary

Obituary for Anthony Joseph Casamassa, Sr.

Anthony Joseph Casamassa, Sr., 92, of Sinking Spring, passed away peacefully in the Reading Hospital on Saturday, February 22nd, 2020. He was the devoted husband of the late Jean Marie (Lyons) Casamassa.

Born in Pittston on January 13, 1928, he was a son of the late S. William and Elizabeth (DiVergilis) Casamassa .

Anthony was a member of St. Ignatius Loyola Roman Catholic Church and served in the US Navy during WWII.

He graduated from Penn State University with a degree in Electrical Engineering. He was an Electrical Engineer for Reading Tube then Health & Safety Director for the Budd Company and lastly, Health & Safety Director at A-Treat Bottling Co.

Anthony is survived by a son, Anthony J. Casamassa, Jr. and his wife, Lori of Robesonia; four daughters, Dr. Deborah (Casamassa) Beidel and her husband, Edward, Jr. of Orlando, Fl, Diane C. (Casamassa) Mentrikoski and her husband, Joseph of Danville, Karen (Casamassa) Gilbert and her husband, Rick of Mechanicsburg and Lisa (Casamassa) Rescorla and her husband, Dwight of Sinking Spring; eight grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Also surviving is a brother, Joseph Casmus of Sinking Spring.

In addition to his parents and his wife, Jean; Anthony is predeceased by a brother, William Casmus.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11am on Thursday, February 27th, 2020 in St. Ignatius Loyola Roman Catholic Church, 2810 St. Albans Dr., Sinking Spring, PA 19608. A viewing will be held in the church on Thursday from 10am to 11am. Burial is private and at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Ignatius Loyola Roman Catholic Church, 2810 St. Albans Dr., Sinking Spring, PA 19608 or Phoebe Berks Nursing, 1 Reading Dr., Wernersville, PA 19565.

Edward J. Kuhn Funeral Home, Inc, West Reading is honored to serve the family.

Fond memories and condolences may be recorded at www.kuhnfuneralhomes.com.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    February 27, 2020 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    St. Ignatius Loyola Roman Catholic Church
    2810 St. Albans Drive
    Sinking Spring, PA
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    February 27, 2020
    10:00am - 11:00am
  • Mass of Christian Burial

    St. Ignatius Loyola Roman Catholic Church
    2810 St. Albans Drive
    Sinking Spring, PA
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    Officiant
    Father Stephan Isaac
  • Interment

    February 27, 2020 |
    Gethsemane Cemetery
    3139 Kutztown Road
    READING, PA
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    February 27, 2020

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Barbara Beidel

To the Casamassa family we are sorry for your loss. Tony was a gentle man and a faithful beloved father. He is still with you all and watching down from heaven. We will miss him but he is in our hearts always. Barb Beidel and Toni Miller.
Comment | Posted at 04:51pm via Condolence
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James Cardi

Our family is sadden to learn that your beloved Father, Grandfather and Great Grandfather has passed away. Tony was a wonderful, kind, welcoming, generous, faithful and gentle man to our family. We have fond memories of him and were blessed to have known him in his retirement years. Our children took some of their first steps in your family home and we will be forever thankful to him for his generosity and kindness. We will never forget the time he visited us in Timonium and we were able to take him to see Pope Paul II in Baltimore. And his home made New York cheesecake is the best we ever had. A devout and steadfast Roman Catholic, Tony will be remembered as a faithful and spiritual member and participant of St. Ignatius church throughout his adult life. While your Father may be gone, know that his legacy and spirit lives in the beautiful families that you all enjoy and in the very bright futures of his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Jim, Aurora, James & Nina
Comment | Posted at 05:56pm via Condolence
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Frank & Linda

Dear Casamassa family, We are deeply saddened to know that Tony has passed away. We were blessed to know his wonderful and talented children, and his brother Tony. Please accept our most sincere sympathy on your loss. With love, Frank & Linda
Comment | Posted at 09:40pm via Condolence
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Edward M Beidel

He was much more than my father-in-law of 40-plus years - a father and advisor and the most loving and caring husband, parent and friend / neighbor all wrapped with a great sense of humor. When I married his daughter Deborah and we would visit on weekends, breakfast conversations with Dad were special even though no one else in the family were morning talkers. So, here is to you DAD and to crossword puzzles, Fordhook lima beans and good ice. I miss you already. Love Ed
Posted at 07:53am
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