Obituaries

Russell J. Casselberry

September 20, 1953 - September 12, 2013

Age 59, of Tenefly Rd., Castile died September 12, 2013 at the Wyoming County Community Hospital in Warsaw.

He was born September 20, 1953 in Albion, NY, son of the late Walter, Sr. and Bernice Baker Casselberry. Russ was employed as a construction worker for many years and in recent years worked as a delivery person for the Batavia Daily News. He enjoyed spending time with his family, fishing and camping. He was also an avid Buffalo Bills fan and Buffalo Sabres fan. Russ also had a great interest in antiques and collectibles.

Surviving are his wife of 38 years, Carol Scott Casselberry whom he married on January 17, 1975; his children, Russell J. Casselberry II of Bliss, Darryl Casselberry of Castile, Savannah (Peter) Allbright of Bliss; his grandchildren, Jenna Casselberry, Andrew Casselberry and Allison Allbright; his siblings, Harold (Jane) Casselberry of Amherst, Wisc., Sally (Butch) Casselberry of Gainesville, Thomas Casselberry of Warsaw; his step brother, Terry (Marge) Frank of Castile; his step sisters, Connie Largey of Rock Glen, Betty (Claude) Carpenter of Jackson, Fla.; his sister-in-law, Gloria (Darryl) Dembowski of Hermitage; his brothers-in-law, Paul (Abbey) Scott of Wethersfield, Cliff (Carol) Scott of Silver Springs, Doug (Wendy) Scott of Castile, Tom (Bonnie) Scott of Castile; many nieces, nephews and cousins. Russ was predeceased by his siblings, Patricia (Winston “Pat”) Hayes, Walter Casselberry, Jr., Mary Lou Casselberry and Robert Casselberry and his brothers in law, Mike Scott and Steve Scott.

Friends may call Monday, September 16 from 4 – 6 PM at Harmon-Watson Funeral Home, 35 N. Main St., Castile where a service will be held immediately following visitation at 6 PM. Burial will be at a later date in Grace Cemetery, Castile. Memorials may be made to the family.

Important Dates

September 16, 2013 : Calling hours for Russell J. Casselberry - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM

September 16, 2013 : Funeral service for Russell J. Casselbery - 10:00 PM

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Jan 29.14 from Maria Coveny Seifert:
Dear Sally, Carol, and Casselberry family,
Just learned of Russ' death.
It's been many a year since but Russ has always been part of my high school memories.
His humor was kind and his smiles were quick.
My sincere condolences.

Sep 18.13 from Laurie Luengen:
Carol and family, We are so sorry to hear of Russ's passing. It was so nice to see him at the class reunion in July, shared some stories and laughter. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Dale and Laurie Luengen

Sep 18.13 from Darlene Mummery Herman:
Tom, I am sorry to hear about the loss of your father. My thoughts are with you and your family at this time.

Sep 16.13 from Tonya Parker:
Russ will be missed greatly, he was always nice to me and made me laugh a lot... My deepest sympathy goes to his family...

Sep 16.13 from Brockport Custom Carpet:
Darryl and family, We are very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Sep 16.13 from Laurie Hull:
Although I haven't seen Russ in quite some time my heart was saddened at the news of his passing. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this most difficult time.

Sep 15.13 from Diana, Terri, Liz:
Dear Aunt Caroll, we are very sad to hear Uncle Russ has passed. We have so many wonderful memories growing up with Uncle Russ. Playing games at Grandma's, red light green light, red rover, going walking down the creek. We will miss him. You are in our thoughts and prayers. We love you. Your nieces Diana, Liz, Terri

Sep 15.13 from Karen (Heubusch) Blackmon:
Carol and family, I was so sorry to hear of Russ passing. He was a good man. Growing we spent alot of time together in the Rock Glen area. Had lots of good times and many trips to Letchworth Park on the bus swimming all summer. He was a good man and I am pround to have had him as a good friend. May god bless him and your family.

Sep 14.13 from Rick Hoffmeister:
As a classmate and long time friend I was saddened to hear of the passing of Russ. My sincere condolences to his family.

Rick Hoffmeister

Sep 14.13 from Tim Messina:
Russ was a classmate 1973 at Warsaw Central School. Recently we met at our 40th class reunion. Russ worked with Ray Wilkie cutting trees, I had trees cut and Russ was at my home working with Ray and to talk about everything in life, Russ was a good friend of mine and will be greatly lost! My Best to Russ's family
Tim Messina

Sep 14.13 from Judy Livingston:
Was very saddened to read of Russ's passing.Worked many years with him at Champion and then at the high school in Perry.We had a lot of good times at the school.Just wanted you to know Carol that I have you and your family in my prayers.

Sep 13.13 from Russell Smathers:
God bless you russ. You were a good friend. You will be greatly missed.

Sep 13.13 from Kenneth & Judy Illerbrun:
Our thoughts and prayers are with the Casselberry family God Bless you thru this time of losing a family member

Sep 13.13 from Philiip/Tammie VanBuren:
Aunt Caroll, Rus, Dariel and Savanah
I am so so sad that uncle Russ is gone. My prayers are with you. Keep your faith strong, and keep your family close. Tammie and I always talked about how much fun your dad was back in the day. So I hope with all my heart that you guy's remember the good times and always keep him in your heart, thoughts and prayers.
Love Always
Your Cousins Tammie and Philip

Sep 13.13 from Judy Uveino:
Carol, and family .so sorry to hear of Russell's passing lost track of all you kids after graduation but still remember his great sense of humor. He is truly a great man. May peace be with the family.

Sep 13.13 from Kaleigh Burger:
I love you && will miss you so so much!!!

Sep 13.13 from Kim Kerstetter:
He was always such a nice, warm, caring man. He would always joke with me and always found a way to brighten my day. He will be sadly missed:(

Sep 13.13 from Jennifer Chandler:
he is a really good man indeed , just remember the memories, and that he lives in side of you , I'm so sorry for your loss...