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    - Vince Tarsitano
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    - Joan Klaich
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    - Doug &Patty Crist
  • "Love , Your Son, Mark Anthony"
    - Mark Casamento
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Anthony "Tony" J. Casamento, 86, of Crane Lakes, Port Orange, Florida, died at 11:57 p.m. Monday, December 31, 2012 at Halifax Health - Hospice of Volusia Flagler. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn L. Casamento, whom he married December 31, 1981. Anthony was born November 12, 1926 in Jersey City, New Jersey, a son of the late Salvatore and Anna Jarvis Casamento. At the age of 3, the family moved from Hoboken, New Jersey to Jamestown, New York where Anthony attended Jamestown High School. A member of Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church, Port Orange, he was honorably discharged from serving his country in the U.S. Army in 1945. After retiring from the restaurant and food industry as the former owner/operator of the Savoy Restaurant in Warren, Pennsylvania, he and Marilyn moved to Florida in 1979. Anthony loved his family, friends, playing golf and boating, but Tony will especially be remembered for his cooking and entertaining. He also enjoyed gardening, oil painting, and traveling to Europe. He was a long-time active member of the Elks Club, the Eagles Club, and the Lakewood Rod & Gun Club. Surviving are five children and two stepchildren: Dr. Daniel Casamento of Ellicottville, New York; Gregory (Brenda) Casamento of Ormond Beach, Florida; Mark Casamento of Chicago, Illinois; Linda Casamento of Jamestown, New York; Robert (Judy) Lawson of Jamestown, New York; Janet (Robert) Fredrick of Bemus Point, New York; and Kathy (Mark) Walsh of Alfred, Maine; five grandchildren; and four step-grandchildren: Stephanie (Tom) Christianson of Erie, Pennsylvania; Charlie Casamento of Chicago, Illinois; Mark (Cristy) Casamento, Jr. of Chicago, Illinois, Matthew Casamento of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Christopher (Cristy) Casamento of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Robin Lawson of Jamestown, New York; Todd Lawson of Jamestown, New York; Robert Lawson, Jr. of Sugargrove, Pennsylvania; Kimberly Swanson of Jamestown, New York; Jason (Edward) Fredrick of Jamestown, New York; Matthew Staples of Jamestown, New York; Adam Walsh of Cassadaga, New York; and Ashley Walsh of Sinclairville, New York; six great-grandchildren; three brothers: Joseph Castle of Jamestown, New York; Bernard (Linda) Casamento of Port Orange, Florida; Nathan Casement of Dayton, Ohio; Samuel (Ruscella) Casamento of Asheville, North Carolina; several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a stepson, Steven Walsh; three sisters, Mariann, Josephine, and Marie; a brother, Nick; and former wife, Marie Casamento. A funeral mass will be celebrated at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, January 9, 2012 in Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church, Port Orange, Florida. The Rev. Christopher A. Hoffman will be celebrant. Burial will be in Stillwater Cemetery, Kiantone, New York. Memorials may be made to Halifax Health - Hospice of Volusia Flagler, 3800 Woodbriar Trail, Port Orange, Florida 32129. To share a fond memory of Tony or to sign the on-line guestbook please visit


Published in Daytona Beach News-Journal from Jan. 5 to Jan. 6, 2013
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