Michael A. Casatelli, 74, passed away Saturday, June 14, 2014, surrounded by his loving family.
He was born June 14, 1940, in Brooklyn, New York, the son of the late Albert Casatelli and Florence LaGrega Casatelli.
Michael is survived by his sons, Michael J. Casatelli and James Casatelli; daughters, Debbie McGinn and Colleen Lagreca (Johnny); brothers, Timothy Casatelli (Sandra) and Peter Casatelli (Mary); seven grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; and his many nieces and nephews.
He was a friend of Bill W. for 34 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his son-in-law James F. McGinn.
Michael was a proud United States Marine, serving from 1957 to 1960.
Michael enjoyed riding his motorcycle and being part of the Leathernecks Motorcycle Club. He was also an avid powerlifter; in 2000, he won first place in the U.S.P.F Sub-Masters/Masters Powerlifting Nationals.
A funeral service in memory of Michael will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at Compassionate Funeral Care, 402 Maple Ave. (Route 9/Marion Avenue), Saratoga Springs, New York.
Friends and family may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, June 16, 2014, at Compassionate Funeral Care.
Interment will be held at Gerald B.H. Soloman-Saratoga National Cemetery at a later date.
Online condolences may be made at www.CompassionateFuneralCare.com.
Published by The Saratogian from Jun. 15 to Jun. 16, 2014.