Louis Anthony Casolo, Sr.



Louis Anthony Casolo, Sr., passed away on Saturday, July 22, 2017, on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. He was a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend. Lou was born on February 17, 1936, in Stamford, Connecticut, and was the son of the late Luigi and Antoinette Casolo. At Stamford High School, he was a Senior Officer in the 1954 graduating class and a member of the championship-winning Stamford High Football Squad. Lou was affectionately known as “Cas” by his fellow students. He then earned a BS degree from the School of a Business Administration at the University of Connecticut. Many know him as someone who was passionate about building his insurance agency, Casolo, Friedman, Paspalis & Co. Over the years, the agency grew to assist many homeowners and local commercial businesses.

Lou is predeceased by his lovely wife, Hope Elaine Casolo, and they raised three children in Wilton, CT: Cynthia (Casolo) Bucciarelli, Louis Casolo, Jr., and Tara (Casolo) Boogaerts. Lou and Hope eventually retired to Hilton Head Island, SC. While there, he built a second and successful insurance business.

Lou grew up with three siblings: Ralph Casolo, Rena (Casolo) Harrison (both of which are deceased), and Janet Casolo. Lou will be remembered by his six grandchildren, Kathryn (Bucciarelli) Denno and Michael Bucciarelli, Jr., Elizabeth Casolo, and Lily, Grace, and Bella Boogaerts. His new great-granddaughter, Joy Denno will live on in his memory.