Connie L. Casinelli(1948 - 2014)

Connie L. Casinelli, 65, of 4053 Purdy Rd, Lockport, NY, passed away Monday, January 13, 2014 at East Niagara Hospital, Lockport Campus, after a long illness.

Born in North Hornell, NY, June 16, 1948, she was the daughter of Hugh S. & Barbara J. Lewis Friends.

A graduate of Jasper Central School and Olean Business Institute, she was a member of Emmanuel United Methodist Church of Lockport.

She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, & homemaker.

She married Anthony V. Casinelli September 30, 1967; he survives.

Also surviving are her sons, Michael Casinelli of Cheektowaga, NY, Ty Casinelli & Reese Casinelli at home; her daughter & son-in-law, Jennifer & Ronald Yotter of Lockport; grandchildren, Anthony Michael Casinelli and Renee & Melissa Yotter; her sisters, Karen Zykenski of Cortland, NY, Deborah Dennis of Hiddenite, NC, & Cynthia Bergeron of Painted Post, NY; & her sister-in-law, Mary Friends of Ontario, NY.

She is preceded in death by her parents & brother, Gary D. Friends.

There will be a visitation 4-7pm, Wednesday, January 15th at the Prudden & Vandt Funeral Home, Lockport, NY followed by services at 7pm.

Friends may call Saturday, January 18th, 11am-1pm, at the H.P. Smith & Son, Inc. Funeral Home, 1607 Main St, Woodhull, NY with funeral services immediately following at 1pm. The Rev. Brian Diffenbacher will officiate.

Burial will be in Woodhull Cemetery.

On line condolences may be made at

Funeral Home

Prudden & Kandt Funeral Home, Inc.
242 Genesee Street Lockport, NY 14094
(716) 433-6300

Published in The Corning Leader on Jan. 15, 2014