Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
Connie L. Casinelli, 65, of Lockport, passed away peacefully Monday, January 13, 2014, surrounded by her loving family, following a lengthy illness. Born in Hornell, NY, she was the daughter of the late Hugh and Barbara Friends of Jasper, NY. Connie married Tony Casinelli September 30, 1967 in Jasper, NY. She graduated from Jasper Central School and furthered her education at Olean Business Institute. She was employed at Ontario Primary School in Ontario, NY for many years.
Connie is survived by her loving husband of 46 years, Anthony Casinelli; beloved mother of Michael Casinelli of Cheektowaga, Jennifer (Ron) Yotter of Lockport, Ty Casinelli of Lockport, and Reese Casinelli of Lockport; cherished grandmother of Anthony Casinelli, Renee Yotter and Melissa Yotter; sister of Karan (Gene) Zylinski of Cortland, Deborah Dennis of Hiddenite, NC, Cindy Bergeron of Painted Post, NY, and the late Gary D. Friends; sister-in-law of Mary Friends of Ontario, NY; also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends may call Wednesday, Jan. 15th, from 4 to 7 PM in Prudden & Kandt Funeral Home, 242 Genesee St., Lockport, where funeral services will immediately follow at 7 PM. Interment will be in Woodhull Cemetery in Woodhull, NY. Memorial donations to Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 75 East Ave., Lockport, NY 14094; or to the American Diabetes Association, Buffalo Office, 315 Alberta Dr., Suite 102, Amherst, NY 14226, would be appreciated.