Marlene Kasidas – 1942 – 2016 – wife of Ray Kasidas Sr.

Marlene Kasidas – 1942 – 2016 – wife of Ray Kasidas Sr.

Mrs. Marlene C. (Charette) Kasidas, 74, of Watertown, passed away on Thursday, April 7, 2016 at Waterbury Hospital after a six month courageous battle with Leukemia. She was the beloved wife of Raymond J. Kasidas Sr.

Marlene was born in Waterbury, daughter of the late Alcide and Antoinette (Boucher) Charette. She graduated from Wilby High School. She was employed as an office manager for Charette, Makowski & Company accounting firm where she has worked for over 35 years. She was a proud homemaker and enjoyed cooking and entertaining. She loved spending her summers at Westbrook Beach in Connecticut. She enjoyed gardening and maintaining the landscape of her home.

Besides her husband Ray of 49 years she leaves a son; Raymond J. Kasidas Jr. and his wife Victoria of Middlebury, a daughter, Kristen Ariola and her husband Thomas of Middlebury, a brother; Clayton “Butch” Charette and his wife Sue of Ocala, FL, two brothers-in-law, Peter Corbett of Naugatuck and James Kasidas and his wife Catherine of Watertown, her grandson, whom she loved and adored, Dylan Kasidas of Middlebury and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her brother, Donald Charette and her sister, Priscilla Corbett.

The family would like to sincerely thank Dr. Chang and his staff at Harold Leever Regional Cancer Center and the entire staff of Waterbury Hospital for all the exceptional care, comfort and compassion shown to Marlene and her family during illness.

Arrangements: A Mass of Christian Burial with the cremains present will be celebrated on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at St. Anne’s Shrine, 515 South Main Street, Waterbury at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Waterbury. There are no calling hours.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made in Marlene’s memory to:

Harold Leever Regional Cancer Center
1075 Chase Parkway
Waterbury, CT 06708