Harvey T. Cassell Sr., 82, of Southington, Conn., formerly of Marshall, died Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011, at Bristol Hospital in Bristol, Conn .
Private services were held Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011, at Della Vecchi Funeral Home in Southington. Memorial contributions may be made to The St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 .
Born Sept. 23, 1929, in Sedalia, he was the son of the late Everett and Gertrude (Paddell) Cassell. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII retiring after 20 years service. He was a supervisor for General Foods Corporation for 19 years after retiring from the Navy. He was a member of the American Legion Post 558 in Malta Bend and had been a Southington resident for over 20 years.
He is survived by his fiancée, Mary Lou Klimovich, of Southington; two daughters, Marie Wenz and Theresa Kaufman, both of Enfield, Conn.; one son Harvey Cassell Jr. of Florida; one brother, Gene Cassell and his, wife, Mary of Marshall Junction; and 18 grandchildren.
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