Salvatore P. Casanova, 89, of Warren, PA, passed away on Saturday morning, May 4, 2019 at the John & Orpha Blair Hospice Home, Warren, PA. Born on June 1, 1929 in Brooklyn, NY, he was the son of the late Giuseppe and Giovanna Cincotta Casanova. Salvatore had lived in Warren, PA for the past 12 years. He was a veteran of the Korean War having served with the U.S. Army from 1951-1957. He was employed with the former Eastern Airlines for 32 years. Following his retirement from there he went into the landscaping business in Forest Hills, NY. Salvatore was active with the Allegheny Community Center in Warren, where he enjoyed playing pool and bocce. He enjoyed playing chess and was a classic movie enthusiast.
Salvatore is survived by his 2 children – Joanne Sutton and her husband, Dr. John Sutton, of Warren, PA, and Joseph Casanova and his wife, Dale, of Deland, FL; 4 grandchildren – Marygrace Casanova, Kathryn Casanova, Vincent Casanova, and Christopher Sutton; 1 brother – Joey Casanova of Bushkill, PA; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Salvatore was preceded in death by his wife of 44 years, Carolina Cincotta Casanova, whom he married in 1955 and who died in 1999; and 4 brothers – Frankie, Christie, Tommy and Tony Casanova.
A private funeral service will be conducted at the convenience of the family. Interment will be in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Coram, NY. In lieu of flowers, memorials may do so to the Hospice of Warren County, 1 Main Avenue, Warren, PA. 16365 or Warren General Hospital Development Department for the benefit of the Breathing Unit, c/o George Lilja, 2 Crescent Park West, Warren, PA, 16365. Local arrangements have been entrusted to the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East St., Warren, PA. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com