Joanne Casarole, age 60, passed away on January 29th, 2019 in Nyack, NY after a courageous battle with cancer. A loving Mother and Nana, Joanne is survived by her sons Len (Laura) Schlegel, James (Rebecca) Schlegel, Vincent (Tiffany) Casarole, Joe Casarole and granddaughters Julia, Emma, Alana, Gia, Trinity as well as her father Arthur (Anne) Muller, brothers Arthur (Helen) Muller, Jon (Roy) Pinilla, Michael (Kerry) Muller, brother-in-law Jerome Russo in addition to many nieces, nephews and great-nieces/nephews. Joanne was predeceased and welcomed with open arms by her mother Marjorie Pinilla (2002) and sister Debra Russo (2017). Affectionately known as Joan, Jonah, or Miss Fay, Joanne will truly be missed, loved and never forgotten. A private ceremony honoring her life will be held on Sunday, February 3rd in Albany, NY. A memorial celebration will be held on Long Island for family and friends to gather in her memory at a later date. In lieu of flowers please consider making a donation to the American Cancer Society in her honor.
Fill not your heart with pain and sorrow,
but remember me in every tomorrow.
Remember the joy, the laughter, the smiles,
I've only gone to rest a little while.
Although my leaving causes pain and grief,
my going has eased my hurt and given me relief.
So dry your eyes and remember me
not as I am now, but as I used to be.
Because I will remember you all and look on with a smile,
Understand, in your hearts, I've only gone to rest a little while.
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