Reno J. Casagrande 87 of Ludlow a member of the Greatest Generation died Saturday, November 24, 2012, in the care and comfort of his home. Born in Ludlow, MA, November 17, 1925, son of the late Joseph and Guistina (Ceechini) Casagrande. Educated in local schools, he proudly served his country during World War II as a signalman Third Class with the United States Navy. He was a retired master mechanic with the former Monsanto Chemical Company, and a member of the Monsanto 25 year club. A Communicant of the former St. Mary of the Assumption Church, he was a member of the Knights of Columbus. He is survived by his wife of 65 years Maryetta (Alexander) Casagrande, his daughters Dolores Nacewicz and her husband Edward of Agawam, and Kathleen Leonard of Ludlow. Grandfather of 6, Great-grandfather of 4. Also survived by extended family and friends.
Independently Owned and Operated Kapinos-Mazur Funeral Home and Cremation With Confidence by Kapinos-Mazur Care For The Community Since 1932
Family and friends are invited to attend services Friday, November 30, 2012, at 1 PM at the Massachusetts Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery of Agawam.