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Leo Cassina Obituary

Leo C. Cassina
Leo C. Cassina

December 28, 1920 - June 16, 2011
Born in Santa Cruz, California
Resided in Salinas, CA
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Leo C Cassina, 90, of Salinas, passed away on Thursday, June 16, 2011 at Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family.

Leo was born on December 28, 1920 in Santa Cruz. He graduated from Gonzales High School and attended Hartnell Community College.

Leo served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during WW II.

Leo was a retired production supervisor for Kaiser Refractories, working there for 36 years.

He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. He enjoyed woodworking, travel and spending time with family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest and Maria Gina Cassina; sister, Lena Galligan; and nephew, Larry Galligan.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Agnes Cassina of Salinas; nieces, Patricia Galligan-Silcott of Morro Bay, Kathleen Lee of Palo Alto and Patty (Steve) Atwood of Hollister; nephew, Michael Lee of Salinas; numerous cousins and friends.

Visitation will be held from 1:00pm to 5:00pm on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 at Struve & Laporte Chapel, 41 West San Luis Street, Salinas, CA 93901.

Rosary will be held at 7:00pm on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 at Struve & Laporte Chapel.

Funeral Mass will be held at 9:30am on Wednesday, June 22, 2011 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 22 Stone Street, Salinas, CA 93901.

Burial will follow at Garden of Memories Cemetery, 850 Abbott Street, Salinas, CA 93901.

Memorial donations can be made to Sacred Heart Building Fund, 22 Stone Street, Salinas, CA 93901.

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Visitation
Struve and Laporte Funeral Home
41 West San Luis Street
Salinas, CA US 93901
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Rosary
Struve and Laporte Funeral Home
41 West San Luis Street
Salinas, CA US 93901
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
7:00 PM
Funeral Mass
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
22 Stone ST
Salinas, CA US 93901
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
9:30 AM
Cemetery
Garden of Memories Cemetery
850 Abbott ST
Salinas, CA US 93901
Wednesday, June 22, 2011