The Obit For Casper Iasillo

Casper Iasillo, 06-24-2010

Casper Iasillo, Jr. 78, former life long resident of Port Chester, died June 22, 2010 at Greenwich Hospital with his wife by his side.

For the past three years he has been a resident of the Connecticut Health of Greenwich with his wife. Mr. Iasillo was born on August 20, 1931 to the late Casper Iasillo, Sr. and Catherine Sileo. He graduated from Port Chester High School in 1949 where he excelled in basketball and baseball.

His life was one of many accomplishments. He was signed by the Brooklyn Dodger Baseball Farm System as a 2nd baseman. He played with team mates Don Zimmer and Charlie Neal with the Hornell Dodgers. Advancing in Class "A", a long time illness precipitated his retirement from baseball.

His accomplishments included writing songs, and was the contractor that developed Sylvan Road Development in Port Chester. He was partner with his two brothers in the Maguire Bros. Brush Co., the oldest brush company in America.

Mr. Iasillo was a parishioner of Corpus Christi Church and was a member of the Holy Name Society and the church choir. He is survived by his wife, the former Lucille Costanza of 45 years.

Also, survived by his brother, former Mayor Peter Iasillo and his wife Gloria, sister in law Jeanette Iasillo, Uncle Pat Sileo and his wife Carmella, caring cousins Lou and Camille Pirilli and several nieces and nephews.

In lieu of a wake, a funeral mass will be held on Saturday, June 26, 2010 at 10:30 AM at Corpus Christi Church in Port Chester, NY. Entombment St. Mary's Cemetery, Rye Brook, NY.