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Vincent "Jim" M. Castagna

May 22, 1928 ~ May 3, 2021 (age 92)


Vincent  "Jim" M. Castagna, a long-time resident of Clifton Heights, as well as Yeadon and Wildwood Crest, passed away suddenly on Monday, the third of May 2021.  He was 92 years old. Family meant everything to him. He was a beloved Father, Grandfather and Great-Grandfather. Jim was also a devoted and loving husband to Rose, his high school sweetheart and wife of 69 years, who sadly preceded him in death.

He was a graduate of John Bartram High School and a self-taught man of many trades. He worked for the Campbell Soup Company as a millwright for over 40 years. In December 1988, he received the Award of Excellence for designing a spring locator on Campbell’s syruper which prevented broth loss at the valve.  The Campbell Soup Company later patented his design. 

In his spare time, Jim had a passion for woodworking, hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family at his shore house in Wildwood Crest, NJ. In his younger years, he loved to spend time on the water on his boats.

Jim will be sorely missed by his family and friends. He will live on in the hearts of everyone who loved him.

Devoted husband of the late Rose (nee Alessandro) Castagna.  Loving father of Jim (Diane) Castagna, Mary Ann (Joe) Driscoll, and Regina G. (Ken) Gabriel.  Also survived by 7 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. Loving brother of Robert (Eleanor), Barbara (Ron) Sterry, Marlene (John) Karpinski, and the late Richard (the late Rita) Castagna.  

 Relatives and friends are invited to his Funeral Mass, 11:00 AM. Tuesday, May 11th at St. Louis Church, 821 W. Cobbs Creek Parkway, Yeadon, PA  19050 where friends may call 9:30-10:45 A.M. at the church.  Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Yeadon, PA  19050.  Funeral Mass will be livestreamed as well.  Please click on the following link at 10:45 A.M. on Tuesday, May11th.  https://www.facebook.com/Loganfuneralhomes/

In lieu of flowers, family requests contributions be made to the American Heart Association, P.O.Box 15120, Chicago IL 60693 or American Diabetes Association, 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900, Arlington VA 22202.



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May 11, 2021

9:30 AM to 10:45 AM
St. Louis Church
821 W. Cobbs Creek Parkway
Yeadon, PA 19050

Funeral Mass
May 11, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Louis Church
821 W. Cobbs Creek Parkway
Yeadon, PA 19050

Video is available for this event

Interment following funeral service
May 11, 2021

Holy Cross Cemetery
Baily Road
Yeadon, Pennsylvania 19050


American Heart Association
P.O.Box 15120, Chicago IL 60693
Tel: 1-215-575-5200

American Diabetes Association
2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900, Arlington VA 22202
Web: https://donations.diabetes.org/site/Donation2?df_id=19105&19105.donation=form1&mfc_pref=T&s_src=ppc&

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