Margaret (Mastruzzo) Casper

June 27th, 2015 1:52 am

First Posted: 1/13/2013

Margaret (Mastruzzo) Casper, a resident of Pittston, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, surrounded by her loving family in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.

Born Oct. 6, 1933, in Pittston, she was a daughter of the late Rosario and Concetta (DeGraba) Mastruzzo. She was wife to the late John A. Casper.

Surviving are daughter, Frances, and husband Aaron D. Herron, Pittston; son, Jack, and wife Johnna Casper, Pittston; granddaughters, Kellie Herron-Higgins, April Silberman; great-grandchildren, Zoe, Piper, Asher Silberman; and sister Mary Sciandra.

Preceding in death were brothers, Dominick (Walker) Mastruzzo, Rocco Mastruzzo; sisters Philomena Ratchford and Eleanor DePhillips.

The family would like to give a special thanks to Dr. James Bruno, his staff and Margaret's nurse's aide, Alyse, Mary Lou, and especially Diane Fino.

Funeral services have been entrusted to Graziano Funeral Home Inc., Pittston Township.

Funeral services began at the funeral home on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013. A Mass of Christian Burial was held from St. Joseph Marello Parish (Our Lady of Mt. Carmel R.C. Church), Pittston. Interment services were held at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Margaret's name to an organization of the donor's choice. To share a fond memory you have of Margaret or to submit online condolences to her family, visit