Paul J. Cassow

Died June 23, 2017


Paul J. Cassow I, 86, of Luzerne, formerly of Saginaw, passed away at his home Friday, June 23, 2017.

Paul was born to Herbert and Clara (Arnold) Cassow in Saginaw on June 19, 1931. He worked as a truck driver for 35 years; starting in 1948, hauling milk. In 1959, he married his wife Judy, who predeceased him Aug. 29, 2001. Paul hired in to Otto Taylor Construction, moving heavy equipment and hauling sand and gravel. He drove for them for some time, then in 1967, he hired into Interstate Motor Freight, hauling freight. Paul was injured in 1980 and retired. He moved to Luzerne in 1981. While living in Luzerne, he worked for White Oak Manor Nursing Home of Mio as a maintenance supervisor for six years.

Paul is survived by his two sons, Edward “Chip” and Paul II; his daughter, Catherine; 12 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Judy; his sister; and one daughter.

In accordance with Paul’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held Friday, June 30, 2017, at 11 a.m. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. at the Lashley Funeral Home, Mio, with Pastor Hedy Alcock officiating.

Memorials may be made to the Luzerne American Legion Post 162 Auxiliary/Marjorie Roth Scholarship Fund; or to Hospice of Helping Hands of West Branch.

Arrangements by Lashley Funeral Home, Mio.


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