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James M. Casale

December 7, 1959 — January 4, 2024

James M. Casale

64, of Cranston, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, January 4, 2024 surrounded by his loving family.  James was the beloved husband of late Dawn (Benson) Casale. Born on December 7, 1959, he was the beloved son of Anna (Ruggieri) Casale and the late John Casale Jr.

James was the proprietor of James Casale Painting and Wallpapering for over 30 years.  He was an artist who possessed an innate talent for painting, design, and color.

James had a heart of gold. His life centered around his family. He had a great passion for cooking and entertaining. He had a love for animals and fostered puppies from Aruba. He literally touched all who were fortunate enough to know him. James possessed a spirited personality, was a cherished member of our family and will be deeply missed.

James is survived by his loving children James Jr., Alicia, Taylor, and Michael; a dear brother to Alan, Linda, John III, Jeanne, Anne, Stephen, Maria, Thomas, and Charles. He was a treasured uncle and great-uncle. James also leaves behind his beloved pups, Riley and Bambino and grand-pup Clara.

Funeral from the NARDOLILLO FUNERAL HOME & Crematory, 1278 Park Avenue, Cranston on Monday at 9:00 am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am in St. Mary’s Church, Cranston. Burial will follow in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston. VISITING HOURS will be held on Sunday from 3:00 – 7:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: East Greenwich Animal Protection League, 44 Worthington Road, Cranston, RI, 02920 or the Aruba Dog Rescue League Luna Foundation, www.luna-aruba.com ( http://www.luna-aruba.com /).

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Past Services

Visitation

Sunday, January 7, 2024

3:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Nardolillo Funeral Home, Inc.

1278 Park Avenue, Cranston, RI 02910

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Mass of Christian Burial

Monday, January 8, 2024

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

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Interment following funeral service

Monday, January 8, 2024

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