Michael C. Cassella, 85, of North Haven passed away peacefully on Monday, June 19, 2017 at the Connecticut Hospice, Branford.  He was the beloved husband of the late Angela Armieri Cassella.  Michael was born in Hamden on June 30, 1931; son of the late Giuseppe and Antonietta DiRienzo Cassella; was the owner/operator of Mike’s Barber Shop of Clinton for many years until his retirement; was a 4th degree member of the Knights of Columbus/John Barry Assembly; was an active parishioner of St. Anthony Church, New Haven and enjoyed traveling.  Father of Roseanna Tufano and her husband Louis G. Tufano.  Grandfather of Carissa Tufano and her fiancé Jason Bittiger, Brett Tufano and his wife Jennifer. Brother of Angie Consiglio and the late Frank, Carmel, Mary, Pat, Jerry, Tony, Ralph, John, Jim, Margaret, Joe and Susan.

His funeral procession will leave the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue Saturday morning, July 1st at 9:15.  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in St. Anthony Church at 10:00.  Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery. The visiting hours will be Friday, June 30th from 4 to 8 pm.  Should family and friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the CT Hospice, Inc., 100 Double Beach Road, Branford, CT  06405