James Edward Cascio, Jr.

August 27, 1949 - October 28, 2012
James Edward Cascio, Jr.

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James Edward Cascio, 63, of Hendersonville passed away Sunday, October 28, 2012.

Mr. Cascio was a native of Tampa, FL and a resident of Henderson County for four years. He was a son of Cecilia Cascio and the late James Cascio, Sr.

A veteran of the US Marine Corps, James served during the Vietnam War and was awarded one of the nationís most respected medals, the Purple Heart.

Survivors include his daughter, Stacie Raasch and her husband Gary; grandchildren, Rachel and Garren Raasch all of Hendersonville; mother, Cecilia Cascio; sisters, Patricia Giles and Zoila Fernandez; brother, Mark Cascio; nephew, Brian Giles all of Tampa, Fl.

A celebration of life will be held at 10:30 AM, Friday, November 9, 2012 at Blount and Curry Funeral Home Carrollwood Chapel, 3207 West Bearss Ave. Tampa, FL 33618. Military Honors will be held at 1:00 PM at Florida Cemetery in Bushnell, FL.


Friday, November 9, 2012
12:00 AM

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3207 West Bearss Ave
Tampa, FL 33618

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  • November 02, 2012
    Irene Larrinaga-Pittman says:
    To my sweet cousin Jimmie(Choochie) and all the family, my love and prayers go to you all. I write on behalf of my mother Josephine Larrinaga and my aunt Annie Mclaud. You are a special man and are in a wonderful place. I love you, your cousin Irene

  • December 07, 2015
    J.P.Looker says:
    Was Jim's squad leader in Vietnam. Just now heard of his passing and send my deepest regrets. Jim was one hell of a Marine. Semper Fi brother

  • December 06, 2015
    John hennessey says:
    Jim served with me in Vietnam and I mourn his passing.It was an honor to serve with such a fine young Marine.

  • November 15, 2012
    Denise says:
    Dear Mark, Maureen and family. We are all so very sorry for your loss. We are thinking of you and praying for all of you. Love, Bob, Dennis & Denise at Turner's.

  • November 10, 2012
    JACK KEY says:
    Jim and I were business partners, room mates and friends for a long time. he believed in God and he was a good man. My prayers are with his family.