Found him on the 1930 Elmira, Chemung, New York census (dist 28 img 15) as John Cassetta
age 7. His father is Gelsomina Cassetta
age 45, born Italy, widower.
Announcement is made of the marriage of Miss Elizabeth Newby
daughter of Mrs. Thomas Christensen
, 204 Court Street, and John J. Cassetta
, 144 East Elm Street March 2, 1941. Mr. and Mrs. Cassetta are at home at 213 Keuka Street. - Penn Yan Democrat
July 11, 1941 page 4.
John J. Cassetta Sr., 53, of 118 Henry St., died last night at his home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Weldon Funeral Home with the Rev. Elroy Van Dyk assistant pastor of the Penn Yan Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. He was born in Elmira, the son of Patrick Gelsomina Cassetta. He came to Penn Yan in 1933 and was employed by the Keuka Cleaners for 33 years. Mr. Cassetta was a member of the First Methodist Church and a charter member of the Penn Yan Elks serving as secretary for many years. He is survived by his widow, Elizabeth Newby Cassetta two sons, Paul D. of Lyons and John J. Jr. of Rochester one daughter, Cheryl at home a brother, Paul P. of Elmira a sister, Mrs. Marie White of Saddle Brook, N. J. several nieces, nephews and cousins. The Geneva Times September 8, 1966