NORWALK, Conn. – Tony Casubolo of Norwalk died Sept. 16, surrounded by his closest family and friends after a three-year battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 59.
He was born Aug. 10, 1953, in Norwalk to Anthony "Tony" Casubolo and the late Jenny Renzulli Casubolo. A lifelong resident of Norwalk, he worked as a heating technician for more than 30 years, employed by Herbert Fuel before becoming shop steward and lead technician at Petro Fuel.
Dedicated to his profession and helping those in need, he would respond instantly to urgent service requests, regardless of the time, his family said. He spent many hours mentoring and training young professionals in his trade.
Casubolo was an active member of St. Jerome's Parish, the South Norwalk Boat Club and as a baseball and football coach for several local youth leagues, including International Little League, Cranbury Baseball, Babe Ruth Baseball, NAA Pop Warner Football and Babe Ruth Girls Softball.
At St. Jerome's, Casubolo was an usher at Sunday Mass, taught religious education for many years and sponsored several Confirmation candidates. As an avid bodybuilder, he volunteered his time to train numerous young athletes and aspiring weightlifters.
Casubolo spent his summers traveling up and down the Connecticut and Long Island coastlines with his family. Above all, he most enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
Casubolo is survived by his wife of 28 years, Jeanette DiCostanzo Casubolo; two children, Tony and Lisa; a brother, Gabe; and a sister-in-law, Theresa
Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Magner Funeral Home in Norwalk. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Matthew's Church in Norwalk. Burial will be private.