Thomas G. Castellana, Jr.

After a long illness, Thomas G. Castellana, Jr. died on February 1, 2013, in Lancaster, NY. On December 15, 1924, Thomas

was born to the late Thomas, Sr. and Mary Castellana of Fredonia, NY. He was an Army veteran of World War II. On April

10, 1948, Thomas, Jr. married the late Lucille (Riccotta) Castellana at St. Anthony’s Church in Fredonia, NY. During his lifetime, Thomas had been employed by Allegheny Ludlum Steel Plant in Dunkirk, NY and owned and operated Tom’s Sunoco in Fredonia, NY.

Thomas was a member of St. Anthony’s Church of Fredonia, the St. Vincent de Paul Society, a member of the 4th Degree of the

Knights of Columbus of Dunkirk, NY from Cardinal Mindszenty, a member of the 3rd Degree of the Knights of Columbus of St.

Anthony’s Church in Fredonia, a Past Grand Knight of the 3rd Degree, a Trustee of the 3rd and 4th Degree Knights of Columbus, and a former member of CHIO of Chautauqua County. He enjoyed golfing, gardening and his Thursday luncheon group of men at

DeJohn’s Italian Spaghetti House in Fredonia, NY. He is survived by his daughters, LuAnne Szydlowiski of Canton, MI and Rose (Darrell) Kaminski of Lancaster, NY and son, Charles A. (Donna) Castellana of Alexandria, Va. He is further survived by his twin sister, Lucille

Rizzo of Fredonia, NY. Thomas was preceded in death by his son, Thomas G. Castellana, III and daughter, Mary Grace; his

sisters, Mary Barone of Pa, and Caroline LoGrano of Dunkirk, NY and his brother, Vincent Castellana of Fredonia, NY.

A 10:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be concelebrated by Reverend C.J. Westfield, Pastor, and Reverend Joseph Porpiglia

on Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at St. Anthony’s Church in Fredonia, NY. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral

Mass and may call at the Fantauzzi Funeral Home, 82 East Main St., Fredonia, NY on Sunday, February 3, 2013 from 4 to 6 p.m. and

on Monday, February 4, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Interment will be at the St. Anthony’s Cemetery in Fredonia, NY.

Donations to the St. Vincent de Paul Society in Thomas, Jr.’s memory would be greatly appreciated by his family.