Obituary: Emanuele ‘Manny’ G. Cassarino, 78


Emanuele “Manny” G. Cassarino, 78, of Bristol, passed away on May 5, 2019 at home. He was born on January 18, 1941 in Camogli, Italy, son of the late Sebastiano and Elba (Schiappacasse) Cassarino.

Manny retired from Stop and Shop after more than 35 years of employment with the company.  He was an avid New York Giants and UCONN Girl’s Basketball fan. Manny enjoyed hunting and fishing in his spare time.

Manny is survived by his brother Giovanni Cassarino of Southington; niece Christina Cassarino and her husband Steve Ditota of Southington; nephew Mark Cassarino and his wife Shreve of VA; great nieces and nephews Michael, Maria Rose, and Julia Ditota of Southington and Ella Cassarino of VA; and several cousins.

Calling hours will be held on Friday, May 10, 2019 at O’Brien Funeral Home, 24 Lincoln Ave., Forestville/Bristol starting at 9AM until leaving for St. Gregory the Great Church, 235 Maltby St., Bristol for a Memorial Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30AM.  Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to LiveWell, 1261 S Main St. Plantsville, CT 06479.


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