Edward P. Casterline

First Posted: 1/6/2013

Edward P. Casterline, 84, of Exeter, passed away Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, surrounded by his family.

Born on April 24, 1928, in the Old Boston Section of Jenkins Township, he was a son of the late Harry and Matilda Yayo Casterline.

He attended Jenkins Township schools. He was a self-employed trucking contractor and owner, along with his son, of Casterline Trucking Co. He was a member of St. Barbara’s Parish, Exeter. He was a mason, a member of the George M. Dallas Lodge 531.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Anna Marie Kostisock Casterline, in 2011; a granddaughter, Jennifer Casterline; and a brother, David Carpenter.

Surviving are son, Ronald Casterline, and his wife, Rae Ann; daughter, Joyce, and her husband, Cleon Boyer, all of Exeter; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; three sisters, Louise Benfante, Minnesota; Ruth DeAntonio, Carbondale; Ida Rossi and her husband, Guy, Old Boston; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, from the Peter J. Adonizio Funeral Home, 251 William St., Pittston, with a Mass of Christian burial in St. Barbara’s Parish, Memorial Avenue, Exeter. Interment followed in St. John the Baptist Cemetery, Schooley Avenue, Exeter.

Online condolences may be made at www.peterjadoniziofuneralhome.com.

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