June 7, 1942 - January 27, 2021
James M. Casella, age 78, passed away peacefully at home on January 27, 2021. Jim's battle with serious medical issues in recent years showed his courage in the face of life's challenges. He was the beloved husband of Mary Anne Casella (nee Debo), Proud and devoted father of Denise and her husband Shawn and Jason and his wife Bridget. Cherished grandfather of Massimo, Ella and Octavia and dear brother of Robert and Lorraine Casella. Jim is also survived by his dear nieces, their husbands and children. Employed by National Grid for 47 years, Jim treasured the life-long friendships he made in the company. Jim served in the Marine Corps for four years. He enjoyed sports in general, especially the NY Yankees. He also loved going out to eat, traveling and spending time with family. Jim was a kind and caring man who adored his family. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society. A Funeral Service will be at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 31, 2021 at the John Vincent Scalia Home For Funerals, Inc. Interment will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Staten Island, NY. The family will receive friends from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 31, 2021, at the funeral home. Please find below the Zoom Link for the Committal Service Topic: James Casella Committal Service Time: Feb 1, 2021 11:30 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88445759566?pwd=OG45ejBBYkhuT2JLbzVselNUYXladz09 Meeting ID: 884 4575 9566 Passcode: 866998 One tap mobile +16465588656,,88445759566#,,,,*866998# US (New York) +13017158592,,88445759566#,,,,*866998# US (Washington DC) Dial by your location +1 646 558 8656 US (New York) +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC) +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose) +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) Meeting ID: 884 4575 9566 Passcode: 866998 Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kch2qN5oF6 Please be mindful due to the current State mandate that a mask must be worn at all times in the funeral home and social distancing requirements must be followed during the services. Due to the current Pandemic a strict 30 person in room policy is in effect. Please adhere to this policy and allow others to pay their respects as well. Due to the current pandemic circumstances please note: We do not accept deliveries from outside vendors for bakery products, fruit baskets, and floral arrangements until further notice. Floral Arrangements can be purchased from our in house floral designers who work under the most stringent sanitary conditions which include temperature checks, mask wearing, distancing and protective clothing. You can call the florist directly at 718-948-2016 and place your order. We must protect the families we serve, our own families and staff who operate the funeral home.
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