Born in Petaluma, July 1, 1952, passed away, May 14, 2009 after a lengthy illness. Preceded in death by parents Johnnie and Mary Casazza; brother Ronald Casazza; and grandparents Anna and Cesar Casazza and Enrico and Laura Buratti. Loving brother of Edward and Beverly Candage of Carlsbad, Peter and Dianne Candage of Petaluma, Jon Casazza of San Francisco, and Joel and Cathy Casazza of Petaluma. Loving uncle of Scott and Darlene Candage, Deanne Berry (Kyle), Trace Wilcox (Chad), Laureen Bohne (John), Teresa Willis (Seth), Janna and Kristina Casazza. Loving great-uncle of Taylor and Tristan Berry, Savannah, Avery and Gared Wilcox, Jayden Bohne and Jossalyn Willis. Nephew of Rose Burnham, Eva and Aldo Faralla and the late Guido and Margie Casazza and cousin of Marilyn Simeoni, Cathy and Christina Casazza and Lisa Wright. Michael graduated from Petaluma High School, Class of 1970. Michael loved the outdoors particularly the ocean, environmental causes, hiking, camping and was an avid sports enthusiast. A great friend to many who will miss him dearly. A Celebration of Michael's life is planned for Sunday, May 24, 2009 2:00 p.m. at Behrens Park located in the Petaluma Fairgrounds. Memorial contributions may be made to Hanna Boys Center, P.O. Box 100, Sonoma, CA or Adopt-A-Beach/CSPG at www.coastal.ca.gov Love you, bless you Michael. PARENT-SORENSEN MORTUARY & CREMATORY 707 763-4131
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Published Online in the Press Democrat from May 19 to May 21, 2009