Carol A. Casella, 71, of Old Forge, died Wednesday at Moses Taylor Hospital, Scranton. She was the widow of Eugene "Yogi" Casella, who died in 2001.
Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late former state Senator Arthur Piasecki and Elizabeth Kashuba Piasecki. She was a graduate of Scranton Technical High School. Before retiring she was employed at the VNA Hospice and Moses Taylor Hospital. She was a member of the Prince of Peace Parish, Old Forge, where she served as a Eucharist minister.
Carol adored spending time with her grandchildren, Elizabeth and Joseph.
The family wishes to thank the staffs of the Mountain View Care Center and Moses Taylor Hospital for the compassionate care given to Carol.
Also surviving are two sons, Robert and wife, Penny; and Joseph; and a daughter, Dawn Marie Casella Zuchinski, all of Old Forge; two grandchildren, Elizabeth and Joseph Zuchinski; two sisters, Sharon Scopelliti, Peckville; and Gail Piasecki, Philadelphia; nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Eugene Casella Jr.
The funeral will be Friday at noon from the Louis V. Ciuccio Funeral Home, 145 Moosic Road, Old Forge, followed by Mass at 12:30 p.m. at the Prince of Peace Parish, St. Mary's Church, 123 W. Grace St., Old Forge. Interment, Old Forge Cemetery.
Relatives and friends may call Thursday 5 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
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