Thursday, November 26, 2009

Margherita Casassa Goffo, 1900-1989

Daily Iowegian - 13 November 1989
  Margherita Goffo, 89, of Centerville died Saturday evening, Nov. 11, 1989 at Golden Age Care Center.
  She was born in Alsace Lorraine, France to Marco and Mary Casassa. She moved to this country in November of 1907 and moved at that time to the Jerome area. Margherita Casassa was united in marriage to Nicolas Goffo on Nov. 3, 1917. He preceded her in death in 1970. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church.
  Survivors include her niece, Mrs. Mary Masters of Centerville; and other nieces and nephews.
  She was preceded in death by her husband; a brother; and her parents.
  Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Nov. 14 at 11 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church with Father Al Ebach officiating. A rosary service will be held at 7:30 p.m. tonight at Johnson-Lange Funeral Home. A memorial has been established to St. Mary's and may be left at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Jerome Cemetery. [Also, see The Seymour Herald, 16 November 1989, page 7.]
Gravestone in Jerome Cemetery for
Nicolao and Margherita Goffo
Block 13, Lot 4, Row 2

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