Wallingford Funeral Home
809 North Main Street Ext.
Wallingford, CT 06492


Shirley A. Cassella

September 15, 1932 - April 9, 2014

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Shirley A. Trailer Cassella, 81, of the Yalesville section of Wallingford, died Wednesday, April 09, 2014 at MidState Medical Center. She was the beloved wife of the late Michael C. Cassella.

Born in Meriden, September 15, 1932, a daughter of the late Michael and Bessie Kovach Trailer, she was a Yalesville resident for 55 years. She was a parishioner of Our Lady of Fatima Church.

She is survived by her daughter, Patricia Schiller and her husband Paul of West Haven; her 2 sons, Michael P. Cassella of Jefferson, ME and James Cassella and his wife Jayne of Canton, GA; her grandchildren; Daniel Cassella and his wife Hectamarie of Newington, Michael J. Cassella of Atwood, IL, and Sarah Cassella and her husband Jesse Kadel of St. Charles, MO; her great-grandson, Michael T. Cassella, and several nieces and nephews.

Her family will receive relatives and friends in The Yalesville Funeral Home 386 Main St., Yalesville section of Wallingford Friday, April 11, 2014 from 5 to 7 p.m. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 9 a.m. from the Yalesville Funeral Home, when the funeral cortege will proceed to Our Lady of Fatima Church where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. . Interment will be in St. Thomas Cemetery in Southington.