January 3, 2013

Mary Casalini

LOGANSPORT — Mary Casalini, 99, Logansport, passed away at 7:25 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, at Miller’s Merry Manor in Logansport.

Born on Sept. 13, 1913, in Caserta, Italy, she was the daughter of the late Candino and Elisa (Aldi) Donato. On Nov. 21, 1934, she married Guido Casalini. He preceded her in death on Nov. 17, 1978.

Mary was a homemaker and she formerly worked as a cook at Donatos Italian Village, the Lunch Basket, Ben Hur Restaurant and Logansport Memorial Hospital. She was a member of All Saints Catholic Church and the William Paca Lodge. She loved to cook and spend time with her family.

Survivors include her children, Pat Byers and husband John of Logansport, Donald Casalini and wife Cathey of Sunset Beach, N.C., Joseph B. Casalini and wife Sue of Logansport, Mary Ann Kelly and husband Henry of Kokomo, Ernest Casalini and wife Sue of Panama City, Fla., Sophie Rogers and husband Jamie of Logansport, and Thomas Casalini of Zionsville. She is also survived by 17 grandchildren, Bradley Casalini (Dawn), Theresa Runge (Scott), Elizabeth Loposser (Jim), Matt Casalini, Andrew Casalini, Valerie Muchado, Guido Casalini, Eli Casalini, Liza Macy (Ethan), Sophie Casalini, John L. Byers (Diane), Dick Byers (Kathy), Jean Ann Campbell (Mike), Monte Garcia (Heather), Travis Garcia, Fred Rogers and John Rogers (Lyndsi) and many great- and great-great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by brothers, Gene, Ernest and Peter Donato, sister, Rachael Ventura, grandsons, Joseph Michael Casalini and Michael J. Casalini and great-grandson, Dominic Casalini.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at All Saints Catholic Church with Father Dominic Petan officiating. Burial will be at Mount Calvary Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Marocco-Rans Funeral Chapel where there will be a Scripture service at 6:30 p.m.

Online condolences and personal remembrances may be made to the Casalini family at

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