Edward P. Casterline, 84, of Exeter passed away Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital surrounded by his family.
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Born April 24, 1928, in the Old Boston section of Jenkins Township, he was the son of the late Harry and Matilda Yayo Casterline.
He attended Jenkins Township schools. He was a self-employed trucking contractor and owner of Casterline Tucking Co., along with his son.
He was a member of St. Barbara's Parish, Exeter. He was a Mason; a member of George M. Dallas Lodge 531.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Anna Marie Kostisock Casterline, in 2011; a granddaughter, Jennifer Casterline; and a brother, David Carpenter.
Surviving are a son, Ronald Casterline and his wife, Rae Ann; a daughter, Joyce and her husband, Cleon Boyer, all of Exeter; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; three sisters, Louise Benfante, Minnesota; Ruth DeAntonio, Carbondale; and Ida Rossi and her husband, Guy, Old Boston; numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be at 9 a.m. Friday from Peter J. Adonizio Funeral Home, 251 William St., Pittston, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. Barbara's Parish, Memorial Avenue, Exeter. Interment will follow in St. John the Baptist Cemetery, Schooley Avenue, Exeter. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made at www.peterjadoniziofuneralhome.com.
Published in Citizens' Voice from Jan. 1 to Jan. 2, 2013