Nicholas Cascio, 90, of Valmeyer, IL, formerly of Bonita, CA, died December 31, 2021, in St. Louis, MO. He was born April 9, 1931, in Detroit, MI.
He is survived by his wife Anna Rose Cascio nee Strassell; children Nicholas (Heidi) Cascio, Christina (Brian) Coy, Joseph (Karin) Cascio, Angela (David) Atkinson, Michael (Elizabeth) Cascio, and Andrew Cascio; grandchildren Steven (Jenna) Coy, Amberly (Darren) Sullivan, Collin (Alexandra) Cascio, Brady (Kristen) Cascio, Isabella Cascio, Amy Cascio, Liliana Cascio, Nathaniel Atkinson, Analeisa Atkinson, Rosemarie Atkinson, Scarlett Cascio, and Grant Cascio; great grandchildren Landon Sullivan, Harper Sullivan, Hinley Sullivan, Emris Coy, River Coy, and Baby Opal Cascio expected April 2022.
He is preceded in death by his parents Antonio & Serafina (nee Bommarito) Cascio and siblings Miriam "Rose" Matranga, Ninfa "Eva" Matranga, Anthony Badall, and Josephina Saputo.
Nicholas was a member of St. Mary's Church in Valmeyer, IL, Knights of Columbus Council #13840, American Legion Post 901, and California Landscape Contractors Association. Nicholas was also a United States Navy Veteran.
As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:
St. Meinrad Seminary
200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad, IN 47577
1000 E. Maple Ave., Mundelein, IL 60060
or a local Veterans AssOciation
9 AM until time of service 10:15 AM Friday, January 7, 2022 at St. Mary Catholic Church
~ Rosary will be recited at 10:15 AM
10:30 AM Friday, January 7, 2022 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Valmeyer, IL
Father Linus Umoren C.M. officiating and Father John Kizhakedan concelebrant
Interment at SS Peter & Paul Cemetery in Waterloo, IL