Obituary for Anthony "Tony" Casella
Anthony J. Casella, 71 of Nobleboro, passed away peacefully on the morning of December 13th at the LincolnHealth - Miles Campus with his loving wife by his side. Born on April 15, 1946 in Boston, Massachusetts, he was the son of Vincenzo and Marion Casella.
Tony was taught at a very young age to work and work hard. At the age of nine, he had to go straight from school to his dad’s shoe repair shop, to help in the family business. From that point on, his drive was to work and provide for his family.
Tony married Sandra Bell when they were just teenages, and together they had three children. Later he married Judith Bachelder.
Tony is survived by his wife, Judi; children, James and wife Barbara of Lisbon, Anthony M. and his wife April of Turner, and Sandra (Missy) of Turner; two stepsons, Leslie (Bo) Batchelder of Plymouth and Jonathan Bachelder of Edgecomb; 9 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and cousins, including a very special cousin, Babe of Ohio.
A time of visitation will be held at 10:00am, followed by a celebration of his life at 11:00am, both taking place at the Bible Baptist Church, 143 Beechnut Hill Road in Wiscasset on Saturday, December 16th. Immediately following the service, a time of food and fellowship will be provided in the church gymnasium. He will be laid to rest privately in Edgecomb at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Bible Baptist Church Building Fund, 143 Beechnut Hill Road, Wiscasset, ME 04578.
Arrangements are under the direction and care of the Strong-Hancock Funeral Home, 612 Main Street, Damariscotta, ME 04543. Condolences, and messages for his family, may be expressed by visiting: www.StrongHancock.com.