Lawson L Cassell

Born: Wed., Aug. 5, 1931
Died: Tue., Apr. 17, 2018


9:00 AM to 10:00 AM, Sat., Apr. 21, 2018
Location: Gagne-Piechowski Funeral Home

Funeral Service

10:00 AM Sat., Apr. 21, 2018
Location: Gagne-Piechowski Funeral Home

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Canterbury -  Lawson L. Cassell, 86, of Gooseneck Hill Road passed away peacefully April 17, 2018.
He was born August 5, 1931 in Cass, WV son to the late Jesse T. and Gladys (Sheets) Cassell.  On September 5, 1960 he was married to Belva (Sturgill) Cassell.  She survives him.
Lawson was born and raised in West Virginia.  He was a veteran of the Korean War serving in the United States Air Force as a Military Police.  Cass worked at Federal Paper Board and retired after 31 years.   He loved spending time hunting, fishing and being with his family.  
Besides his wife he is survived by his two sons Rickie Cassell and his wife, Cindy and James Cassell and his wife, Christina; seven grandchildren Jamie Hammersley, Jessie Mercier, Krystle Aponte, T.J. Cassell, Cory Cassell, Jeremy Cassell and Sarah Messier and three great grandchildren Maysen Hammersley, Landon Messier and Owen Cassell.
He was predeceased by his two daughters Wanda Graves and Julie Mercier, a brother Lewis Cassell and two sisters Alma Mick and Susan Kent.  
Calling hours will be held 9:00-10:00AM Saturday April 21, 2018 at the Gagne Piechowski Funeral Home 490 Voluntown Road Jewett City, CT with a memorial service at 10:00AM.  Burial with military honors will immediately follow in Deans Cemetery, Canterbury, CT.  For online condolences please go to

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