NORTH ATTLEBORO – Joseph M. Casale, 80, of Arnold Road passed away Saturday evening, January 28, 2017 at Maples Nursing & Rehabilitation in Wrentham.
He was the loving husband of Margaret “Peggy” (Weaver) Casale for 56 years.
Born March 13, 1936 at home in North Attleboro, he was a son of the late John and Cora (Dabate) Casale.
Joe was a lifelong resident of North Attleboro and attended North Attleboro schools. He served the US Army, completing basic training in Colorado and then stationed in Germany.
He was a proud firefighter for the North Attleboro Fire Department for many years and was active on several town committees including serving as Fire Commissioner and Parks and Recreation Commissioner. He also was instrumental in starting the NA Firefighter’s Kids Day event which he and Peggy volunteered at for many years. He was a member of the North Attleboro Elk Lodge #1011.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons: Michael and David Casale both of North Attleboro; Loving grandchildren: Nicholas Casale of North Attleboro; Allison and Nicole both of Ormond Beach, FL.; Treasured great-grandson: Austin Casale
Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, February 2 from 4-8 p.m. in the Sperry & McHoul Funeral Home, 15 Grove Street, North Attleboro. Burial will be held privately at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either the Kids Day Association, PO BOX 3215, North Attleboro, MA 02761 or Friends Helping Friends, PO BOX 42, North Attleboro, MA 02761.