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Robert A. Castellano

Robert A. Castellano, retired Vice President of Elan Financial Services, passed away after a long battle with Leukemia Saturday night, October 27, 2012 at the Sawtelle Family Hospice House. He was 72 years old. Bob was born in Boston, the son of the late Joseph and Carmella Castellano. He grew up and was educated in East Boston. He went onto graduate from Northeastern University, and he also studied at Williams College. Bos spent his entire working career in the Banking and Financial Services industry. He started at the age of 16 working in the mail room of First National Bank. He had worked as Bay Bank, Bank Boston, Manager of the Old Colony Bank, Melon Financial, and retired from Elan Financial Services as a Vice President. Not only did Bob have a great understanding of the banking and financial services industry, he had an exceptional character with his many clients and employees. He was a man of honor and respected those he whom he worked with. Bob was involved in his community and devoted to his family. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and Rotary Club. He coached Pop Warner Football with his brother Michael and a Past President of Burlington Pop Warner. He enjoyed golf and gardening. He was a exceptional cook and Friday nights was always homemade pizza. He loved his family and extended family. He was a caring and doting husband to his wife Carole for 47 years. He was an incredible role model to his sons. He was always there to care and support all those he loved and cared for. Robert was the beloved husband Carole J. (Napoli) Castellano. He was the loving father of Robert Castellano, Jr. & his wife Sharyn of Nashua, NH, Anthony Castellano & his wife Laura of Litchfield, NH. Brother of the late Joseph Castellano and Michael Castellano. He was the proud grandfather of Danny, Kristina, Dante, and Noah Castellano. He was the brother-in-law of Dolores and Eleanor Castellano, Robert & Doris Napoli, Thomas & Deanne Napoli, William & Beth Napoli, and Maryann Napoli. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at St. Margaret's Church, 111 Winn St., BURLINGTON on Saturday, November 3 at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Robert's name may be made to the American Red Cross, P.O. Box 4002018, DesMoines, IN 50340-2018, www.redcross.org or VNA of Middlesex-East & Visiting Nurse Hospice, Sawtelle Hospice House, 607 North Ave, Suite, 17, Wakefield, MA 01880, www.vnaofme.org. Arrangements by the Edward V. Sullivan Funeral Home, Burlington. For obituary, online guestbook see www.sullivanfuneralhome.net & www.saintmargaretschurch.net


Published in The Burlington Union from Oct. 29 to Nov. 4, 2012
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