Delfina Casale of Belmar passed away peacefully on her 87th birthday. Born in Valle dell’Angelo to Carmelo & Carmela Rubano, Delfina went on to meet and marry her beloved husband, Angelo Casale. A woman of faith, she was born and died on the Feast of St. Rose, where she was a parishioner in Belmar. Delfina was a devoted daughter, wife, sister, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother who will be missed by all who knew her.
She was predeceased by her son Carmelo, brother Guilio, and son-in-law Silvio. Surviving are her loving husband of nearly 65 years, Angelo; daughter Anna Maria Mastrandrea of Ciampino, Italy; son Leo & wife Judy of Belmar; her grandchildren – Emidio, Angela, Della, Angelo, Marco, & Leanna; her brothers Joseph, Aldo, Franco, and Flavio Rubano; her sister Delia Bellanca; and many loving relatives and friends.
Viewing will be at O’Brien Funeral Home, 20285 Hwy. 35, Wall, on Monday from 5-9pm. Funeral Mass of Christian Burial at St. Rose Church, Belmar, on Tuesday at 10:30am. Burial to follow at St. Anne Cemetery, Wall.