Louis Michael Cashara

June 16, 1918February 22, 2013

Louis Michael Cashara, 94, of Elon, VA, passed away Friday, February 22, 2013 at his residence. He is survived by his devoted wife of almost seventy-three years, Adeline Amato Cashara.

Born June 16, 1918 in Glasco, NY, he was the son of the late Frank Cashara and was also preceded in death by his step-mother, Angelina Cashara; two brothers, Anthony Cashara and Michael Cashara and two sisters, Josephine Roudis and Catherine Raucci. Mr. Cashara was a self-employed painting contractor and along with his wife were the owners of The Rainbow Drive Inn in Colonial Heights, VA for twenty-three years. Mr. Cashara was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and was a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Cashara is survived by his daughter, Pat Compton and husband Ron of Elon; two sisters, Virginia Cashara of Glasco, NY and Mary Naccarato of Kingston, NY; one granddaughter, Gina Craun and husband Tony of Purcelleville, VA; two great-grandchildren, Charles (Chase) Craun and Coy Craun and numerous nieces and nephews.

A Funeral Mass will be held at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, March 16, 2013 Holy Cross Catholic Church with the Rev. Monsignor J. Kenneth Rush officiating.

Friends are invited to visit the family at the residence.

Whitten Funeral Homes & Cremation Services is serving the family.


  • Memorial Service Saturday, March 16, 2013

Louis Michael Cashara

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Blake Robertson

March 4, 2013

Please accept my deepest sympathies.

Wanda Puckette Goodman

February 26, 2013

Pat & Ronnie, so sorry to hear of your loss, I know the love and joy you had with you MOM and DAD. May you know that I am thinking of you all and love and prayers to you.