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Frank J. Casella
  • Memorial donations may be made to Saint Jude Children's Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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“Frank was a classmate in Junior High. I can recall Frank as if it was just today that I saw him. He was a boy then. He stood out in a crowd/ There...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: charles berry - Beverly, MA

“So sorry for your loss God bless you and family ”
2 of 15 | Posted by: Al Cosgrove - Little river, SC

“Aunt Louise, Christine, Kim and your family,Know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers. I am so sorry for your loss.Uncle Frankie will be...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: JOAN HAMILTON - HOOKSETT, NH

“I knew Frank as a classmate at Waltham High, Class of 1962. I remember him as a super nice guy. RIP Frank and condolences to his family. ”
4 of 15 | Posted by: Sandy Horne Hatch - Hudson, MA

“Ms. Casella I'm so sorry for the loss of your dad Tammy and Shaun LeBlanc ”
5 of 15 | Posted by: Tammy Rossi - Waltham, MA

Frank & I going to see the Red Sox in Spring Training “Frank, You were an awesome uncle! Aunt Louise sorry for your loss! ”
6 of 15 | Posted by: Jonathan Kominik - NEWTON, MA

“Dear Louise and family,I worked for Frank for 20 yrs. First in Lowell then Andover. I have so many wonderful memories of our time at Raytheon. I'm so...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Susan Inglis - Norwood, MA

“Frank was a kind gentle man. Always there for help and friendship. Gone but not forgotten. ”
8 of 15 | Posted by: Thelma & Al Tsacnaris - FL

“To the Casella Family,I am so very sorry to hear about the passing of your husband/father/grandfather. Every time I saw him he always had a big...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Donna Cianci - Waltham, MA

“I worked with Frank on the landscape committee of our HOA in Baywinds. I will miss him. My deepest sympathies to his wife and family. ”
10 of 15 | Posted by: John FitzGerald - West Palm Beach, FL

“Dearest Louise & Family:God Bless you in this difficult time. Just a short two weeks ago I complemented Frank on how good he looked and was so...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Morrie & Lynn Schultz - FL

“It's with a very heavy heart that I write this... I grew up with the Casella family, a second home to me and my brother. The memories will stay close...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Deanna (Monaco) Vanaria - Waltham, MA

“My Dear Friend Louise, we are so sorry to hear of your loss of Frank. We love you and Frank so much our hearts are breaking for you. Much love to...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: Lisa Calvarese - West Palm Beach, FL

“Dear Louise,Chrissy,Kim,Thomas,Nicole,Amanda,Jennifer and Anthony. Cheryl & I are so sad that our dear friend has passed. As you are all blessed to...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: Dick & Cheryl Sheard - Medway, MA

“Louise, we enjoyed having dinner with you and Frank on several occasions and being at your house in Waltham just hanging out talking and reliving...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: Charlene & Charlie Yeo - MA


Waltham – Mr. Frank J. Casella, of Waltham, died Sunday, July 29, 2018 in Newton-Wellesley Hospital. He was 74.

Frank was born in Waltham on January 11, 1944, a son of the late Luigi and Carmella (Repisardi) Casella, and had been a lifelong resident. He graduated from Waltham High School in 1962 and earned his bachelor's degree from Northeastern University in Boston.

He went to work for the Raytheon Company right out of high school, first at their Lowell plant where he spent thirty-one years and for the next ten years worked as a logistics engineer in Andover. Frank also belonged to Raytheon's golf league.

Frank was meticulous about caring for his home and yard. He loved summers spent with his beloved grandchildren around the pool and at the table. For the past sixteen years he and his wife, Louise, enjoyed winters in West Palm Beach, Florida.

He leaves his wife of fifty-two years, Louise K. (Barca) Casella; his daughters, Christine A. Casella and Kimberly S. Casella both of Waltham; his grandchildren, Thomas, Nicole, Amanda, Jennifer and Anthony Shortt and many nieces and nephews.

Frank was a brother of the late Louis Casella, Mary Lucas, Joseph Casella, Ida Welch, James Casella, Angelina McLellan, Salvatore Casella, Rose Palumbo and Carmelo "Cam" Casella.

Family and friends will honor and remember Frank's life by gathering for calling hours in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham on Wednesday, August 1st from 4 to 8 p.m. and again on Thursday morning when his funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Mount Feake Cemetery, Waltham.

Memorial donations may be made to Saint Jude Children's Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.