Cassibba, Vincenzo, age 80, of Hawthorne, on Friday, September 13, 2019.
Born in Comiso, Sicily, Vincenzo moved to the United States in 1972, settling in Paterson. He had lived in Hawthorne for 41 years. Vincenzo was a mason and an entrepreneur. He owned and operated a masonry business and was the owner of Café Italia in Paterson. He was a parishioner of St. Anthony’s R.C. Church in Hawthorne.
Vincenzo was the beloved husband of Felicia (nee Pianelli) Cassibba of Hawthorne. Loving father of Josephine Cassibba of Hawthorne, Maria Cassibba of Hawthorne and Giovanni Cassibba and his wife Megan of Hawthorne. Dear brother of Biaggia Cassibba of Comiso, Sicily, Maria Cassibba of Comiso, Sicily, the late Salvatore Cassibba and the late Giovanni Cassibba. He will also be sorely missed by many loving nieces and nephews.
Funeral will depart at 9:00am on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 from the Browning-Forshay Funeral Home, 557 Lafayette Avenue, Hawthorne, for a 9:30am funeral mass at St. Catharine’s R.C. Church, Glen Rock. Entombment will follow at Calvary Cemetery, Paterson. Friends may visit at the funeral home on Monday from 4-8pm.
Donations may be made in Vincenzo's memory to kidneyfund.org or American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX 75231.
The American Heart Association's mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular disease and stroke. The association was founded in 1924 and today is the nation's largest national voluntary health agency devoted to defeating heart disease and stroke, which together claim about 950,000 lives each year and rank as our nation's No. 1 and No. 3 killers. To prevent, treat and ultimately defeat these diseases, the association funds research, creates and implements professional and public education programs focusing on improving emergency care and reducing risk factors, holds community service activities and engages in advocacy efforts to safeguard American's health.