Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Marco Casassa, 1865-1948

Centerville Daily Iowegian
11 October 1948
  Marco Casassa, of route three, Centerville, died Saturday at 12:45 p.m.  Mr. Casassa was a former resident of Jerome but in the past few years has lived with his daughter, Mrs. Margherite Goffe five miles west of Centerville on highway No. 2.
  He was born in Italy, September 24, 1865, the son of Joseph and Maria Casassa, and was 83 years and 15 days of age at the time of his passing. The deceased was a retired coal miner and has lived in the U.S. since immigrating here in 1905.
  He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary, Nov. 20, 1931, and he leaves two children, Mrs. Margherite Goffo, of route three, and a son Joseph Casassa, of Rathbun. He leaves one granddaughter, and a brother and sister in Italy.
  Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 9 a.m. from St. Mary's Catholic Church with Father John Neis officiating and burial will be in the Jerome Cemetery.
Gravestone of Marco and Mary Casassa
in the Jerome Cemetery
Block 13, Lot 4, Row 2

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