Joseph P. Casola

June 29, 1934April 5, 2021

Joseph Casola, Sr. went to be with the lord on April 5, 2021. Joseph was born in Positano, Italy to Raffaele and Asunta (Cinque) Casola on June 29, 1934. In Italy, Joseph worked in the hotel/tourism industry and also held a position as a city councilman. He got married in 1961 to his loving wife Maria and had their first son, Raffaele in 1962. In 1965 they had their second son, Gaetano. In 1968 Joseph moved his family to Bronx, New York in search of better opportunities for his family. Joseph began working in the restaurant business, first as an employee and later on he began to manage the businesses hovorked in. In 1974 while still living in the Bronx Joseph and Maria had their third son, Joseph, Jr. He moved from New York to New Jersey in 1978 where he opened and owned a restaurant with his younger brothers. A few years later, he sold the business and moved his family back to New York in 1982 where he once again owned and ran his own restaurant. While running his own restaurant business, he also owned and managed several apartment buildings. He also owned a small hobby farm in upstate New York where he later developed it in to a small residential sub-division. Joseph is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, three sons, and four grandchildren. Joseph was preceded in death by one grandchild and his parents. Joseph also had three younger brothers and two younger sisters. Most of Joseph's family still lives in Italy with the exception of two younger brothers who live in New Jersey and Connecticut. Joseph was loved by his family and friends, he was a great husband, father, friend and mentor. He will be sorely missed and his absence will be felt.


  • Funeral Service

    Monday, April 12, 2021


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Jen Nienaber

April 7, 2021

My deepest condolences to the extended Casola family, especially his granddaughter, Marisa.