November 30, -0001 - April 4, 2010
CASSINELLI, Emanuel Nicholas, Jr., age 90, died April 4, 2010. “Bud” grew up on Principio Ave. – a street cleared around 1878 and named by his Italian immigrant grandfather to mean “new beginnings”. Eight family homes on this street were built by his father and uncles. “Bud” followed in his family tradition and became a builder at age 19. (The Cassinellis built over 300 homes in the Cincinnati area). He served in the Marine Corps during WWII in the Pacific Theater. He is survived by a sister, Gladys Sterritt and a brother, Raymond Cassinelli. He had four children: Constance, Emanuel Nicholas III (deceased), Marybeth and Alex Cassinelli. Eight grandchildren include: James and Andrew Sink, Sandi Wethington, Elena, Jeremy and Madison Cassinelli, James Walsh, and Matthew Ziegler. Four great-grandchildren include: Sophia Sink, Jacob Wethington, Joshua, Zachary and Abigale Walsh. He was predeceased by parents Mary Schlottman and Emanuel Sr. and by his sister Mary Clayton and brother Victor Cassinelli. Visitation will be held at the Hodapp Funeral Home, 8815 Cincinnati-Columbus Rd. (Rt. 42), West Chester, on Monday, April 12th from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Funeral Mass at St. Susanna Church, 616 Reading Rd., Mason, Tuesday 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 644 Linn St., Suite 1026, Cinti, OH 45203.
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