Joseph P. Casso, 85, of Kensington, passed away peacefully on Wednesday April 27, 2022.
Born on November 12, 1936 in Cheshire, he was the husband of the late Hedwig (Heddy) Casso. He graduated from Cheshire Public High School in 1955 and then served in the U.S. Air Force from 1955 to 1959 when he left with an honorable discharge. He had retired as a manager of several convenience stores in 2009, was a 4th degree of the Knights of Columbus Kensington council #3675, a Eucharistic minister in Sacred Heart church E. Berlin and St. Paul Church in Kensington, a member of the American Legion post 68 Berlin as well as the Berlin Veterans Commission, and a volunteer driving instructor for AARP where he enjoyed helping seniors stay safe behind the wheel.
Joe is survived by his daughter: Donna and (Jeffrey) Mann of Meriden, sons: James Casso of Newington, Paul Casso of York, Maine, John and (Melissa) Casso of Berlin, and six grandchildren: Gabriel and Jeffrey Mann; Madison, Anthony and Peyton Casso; and Olivia Casso; and a brother: Brother Anthony Casso of Massachusetts, as well as many beloved nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by three brothers Allie, Patrick and Michael Casso.
Friends and family are invited to call at the Berlin Memorial Funeral Home 96 Main Street, Kensington on Sunday May 1, 2022 from 4 – 6 P.M. Everyone is invited to go directly to St. Paul Church 485 Alling St. on Monday May 2, 2022 at 11:30 a.m. for a Mass of Christian Burial. Burial with military honors will follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery, New Britain.
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