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Dr Russell Carl Casella

Dr Russell Carl Casella

Birth
Framingham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 7 Jan 2017 (aged 87)
Rockville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Burial Rockville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Plot Section 1, Lot 73, Site 2
Memorial ID 175487195 · View Source
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RUSSELL CARL CASELLA (Age 87)
Passed away peacefully on January 7, 2017. Beloved husband of Marilyn Casella; father of Sheryl Casella and Cynthia (Dr. Yves) Conturie; grandfather of Dr. Charlotte Conturie and the late Roger Conturie; son of the late Rosario and Lena Casella.
Dr. Casella was valedictorian of Framingham High, earned a B.S. in Physics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.), and a Ph.D. in Physics from University of Illinois. Dr. Casella had a distinguished career at IBM's Thomas J. Watson Research Center and the National Bureau of Standards. He received the Department of Commerce Silver Medal Award for Meritorious Federal Service. He published papers in both Solid State and Elementary Particle Physics. Dr. Casella took daily mile long swims along Cape Cod beaches, including this past summer. He also enjoyed cooking and traveling. He met his wife of 64 years at a Valentine's Day dance and has loved her dearly ever since.
Friends may be received at PUMPHREY'S COLONIAL FUNERAL HOME, 300 W. Montgomery Ave, Rockville, MD on Friday, January 13 from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be offered Saturday, January 14 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church Historical Chapel, 520 Veirs Mill Rd., Rockville, MD.
[Pumphrey Funeral Home online]
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Son of Rosario "Russell" Casella (b. Italy) and wife Lena DAMICO Casella.


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  • Created by: achantle
  • Added: 18 Jan 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 175487195
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Russell Carl Casella (6 Nov 1929–7 Jan 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 175487195, citing Rockville Cemetery, Rockville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by achantle (contributor 47704678) .