Joan M. Cassara, a lifelong resident of New Rochelle, died on August 20, 2017. She was 78.
Joan was born on August 25, 1938 in New Rochelle, to the late Frank and Louise (Boria) Bombace. Joan worked for many years, first at NBW and Barclays Bank and then at Salesian Mission for 10 years.
She is survived by her husband Jake Cassara whom she married on June 18, 1960; her 2 daughters’ Gina Nardella (Louis) and Jackie Grasso; her 3 grandchildren Alexandra Grasso, Anthony Grasso, and Jake Nardella.
Visiting will be Wednesday 4-8pm at Sisto and Paino Inc., 16 Shea Pl, New Rochelle. A funeral Mass is scheduled for Thursday 10:00am at St. Joseph’s Church. Interment will follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Joseph’s Church.