NANTY GLO — CASADO – Manuel Jr., 83, Nanty Glo, passed away peacefully July 29, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born June 12, 1930, in Boltz, Pa., son of the late Manuel and Susan (Casper) Casado. Preceded in death by son, Ronald; and grandson, Timmy. Survived by wife of 63 years, the former Bertha Sauger; children, Buddy (Kathy) Casado, Hollidaysburg; David (Dorothy) Casado, Tampa, Fla.; and Carol (Ed) Fockler, Nanty Glo; daughter-in-law, Mary Ann Casado, Nanty Glo; grandchildren, Shauna (Ben) Furman, Shane, Scott, Todd (Vanessa), Ronnie and Carrie (Anthony) Vranka; and great-grandchildren, Jade, Blake, Brayde, Brooklynn and Allison. Also survived by sisters, Eleanor Rubbo and Florence Tanda; stepsisters, Delores Rummel and Betty Pfeilstucker; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Nanty Glo. Army veteran during the Korean War. Lifetime member of Nanty Glo VFW. Member of Jackson Township Senior Center. Jr. enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He loved running his bus trips to the casinos with special friends whom he considered family, and also his Sunday afternoon get-togethers at The Galleria with his retired friends. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Askew-Houser Funeral Homes Inc., Nanty Glo, where vigil prayer service will be held. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, the Rev. Leonard E. Voytek, celebrant. Committal, St. Mary’s Cemetery. Military rites by Nanty Glo, Vintondale and Twin Rocks area veterans organizations. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Manuel’s memory may be made to Make-A-Wish Foundation of Western Pennsylvania, 707 Grant St., Pittsburgh, Pa. 15219, www.wishgreaterpa.org, or the American Cancer Society.
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Anne T. Desimone
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Andrew P. Lingafelt
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Betty R. Irvin
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John J. Good
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Evelyn J. Schultz
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Clifford August Rummel
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