Susan Casassa1

b. 23 March 1948, d. 10 September 1996
     Susan Casassa was born on 23 March 1948 at Hartford, Hartford Co., CT.2,3,4 She was the daughter of David Andrew Casassa and Mary McCullough. Susan Casassa died on 10 September 1996 at Norfolk, Litchfield Co., CT, at age 48.5,2,3

The Hartford Courant - Thursday, September 12, 1996

HOLCOMB. Susan (Casassa) Holcomb, 48, of Greenwoods Road, Norfolk, CT, died Tuesday (Sept. 10, 1996) at her home. She was the wife of Carlton C. Holcomb. Mrs. Holcomb was born in Hartford, March 23, 1948, the daughter of the late David A. and Mary (McCullough) Casassa. She was a 1966 graduate of Granby High School; then went on to receive an A.S. degree in Microbiology at Northwestern Community College, Winsted. She lived in Granby for many years before moving to Norfolk in 1977. She was an avid organic gardener and a home educator for her children. She helped run the family landscape gardening and estate management business. Besides her husband, she is survived by three sons, Barton J. Holcomb, Arber D. Holcomb, and Zachary D. Holcomb, all of Norfolk; two brothers, David Casassa and Andrew Casassa, both of Granby. A graveside service will be celebrated on Friday (Sept. 13), 11 a.m., at the South Norfolk Cemetery. Calling hours will be Thursday, 7-9 p.m., at the Torrant-Kenny Funeral Home, 39 Maple Ave., Norfolk. Memorial contributions may be made to the Foothills Hospice, 32 Union St., Winsted, CT 06098.


  1. [S181] Hartford Courant, September 12, 1996, Page B08, viewed on-line.
  2. [S606] Richard C. Roberts, Roberts Reunion 4, page 116.
  3. [S182] Social Security Death Index (on-line),, SSDI,, SSAN 044-36-8173.
  4. [S284] Courant, Hartford Courant, The () , obit for HOLCOMB. SUSAN (CASASSA) HOLCOMB, (… : accessed 24 May 2019).
  5. [S284] Courant, 12 September 1996.

Helen Loomis

b. circa 1918, d. 17 November 1996
     Helen Loomis was born circa 1918 at Suffield, Hartford Co., CT. She died on 17 November 1996 at Johnson Memorial Hospital, Suffield, Hartford Co., CT.

Frances Aldrich

b. 14 May 1922, d. 4 April 1964
     Frances Aldrich was born on 14 May 1922 at Hartford, Hartford Co., CT. She died on 4 April 1964 at West Suffield, Hartford Co., CT, at age 41.

John H. Realini

b. 15 December 1902, d. 20 September 1967
     John H. Realini was born on 15 December 1902 at Barre, VT. He died on 20 September 1967 at Suffield, Hartford Co., CT, at age 64.