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Anthony F. Cassia

November 8, 1928 ~ September 12, 2020 (age 91)


Mr. Anthony F. Cassia age 91, passed away on Saturday September 12, 2020 at the Masonic Care Community with the love and support of his family.

He was born in Utica on November 08, 1928 a son of the late Anthony and Louise Preston Cassia. He was educated in Utica Schools and was a graduate of the Christian Brothers Academy of Albany. Anthony served our country during WWII in the US Navy stationed aboard the USS Siboney CVE-112 and USS Salerno Bay CVE-110. On July 15, 1950 he was married to Mary S. Cariglio in St. Anthony of Padua Church, a blessed union of 65 years until her passing on August 21, 2015. Anthony was employed with the General Electric Co. for over 30 years until his retirement. He was a proud lifetime member of the New Hartford American Legion.

Surviving are his daughters and sons-in-law, Suzanne (Jerry) Gasz of Williamsville, NY,  Bernadette (James) Lelio of Endicott, NY, Karen (Gary) Schrader of Middleville, NY and Lisa (Michael) Abate of Charlotte, NC; one son and daughter-in-law Gary (Carmen) Cassia of Clinton; 7 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday at 11:00 am in St. Anthony/St. Agnes Church, Utica with Military Honors conferred. Private interment will be in Calvary Cemetery. In keeping with CDC guidelines face masks, social distancing and trace signing are required at church.


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Mass of Christian Burial
September 16, 2020

11:00 AM
St. Anthony/St. Agnes Church
422 Tilden Ave.
Utica, NY 13501

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