Vito M. Casarola, 83, of Bristol, loving husband of Clara (Kronenberg) Casarola for 58 years, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, at Bristol Hospital.
Vito was born on Jan. 21, 1934, in New Britain, son of the late Joseph and Julia (Marchione) Casarola. He attended The American School for the Deaf as a child where he formed many friendships that would last a lifetime. Later in life he became a member and president of the Waterbury Club for the Deaf.
Vito worked for Kaman Aerospace for 38 proud years. In retirement, Vito enjoyed traveling with his wife, Clara, and spending time with friends, family and grandchildren. He was an avid Red Sox, UConn Husky and New York Giants fan. He especially enjoyed working in and around the yard and watching Sci-fi movies. His hard work ethic and devotion to his family was a model for everyone. His warm smile will be missed by all that knew him.
In addition to his wife, Vito is survived by his son, Joseph Casarola, and his wife, Heidi, of Bristol; daughters, Carol LeMere and her husband, Robert, of Terryville, Ann McConnell and her husband, David, of Bristol; grandchildren, Mitchell and Noah LeMere, Breanna and Joshua McConnell, and Jonathan and Samuel Casarola; sister, Angelina Nadeau of Bristol; sisters-in-law, Helen Lutheran of Stratford, Elizabeth Uliano of Cheshire; and several nieces and nephews.
He is predeceased by five brothers-in-law and four sisters-in-law.
Calling hours will be held on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, at O’Brien Funeral Home, 24 Lincoln Ave., Bristol/ Forestville from noon until 2 p.m. followed by a 2 p.m. funeral home service.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Vito’s memory may be made to The American Heart Association, http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/.
To leave an online message of condolence, share a memory or a photo, visit Vito’s memorial webpage at www.OBrien-FuneralHome.com