Cassell, Jason T.
Cassell, Jason T. age 39 of Newton passed away suddenly Sunday March 7, 2021. Born in Belleville, NJ he grew up in Kearny before moving to Newton many years ago.
Jason had worked as a caregiver in a group home setting for the Catholic Charities assisting the develop mentally disabled in all activities of daily living as well as taking those able to go out into the communities: parks, restaurants and movies, which he especially liked to do. He had also worked for Bristol Glenn in maintenance and housekeeping as well as Hackettstown Hospital in housekeeping and room sterilization. He received several notes from patients for his genuine care.
A loyal San Francisco 49ers fan, Jason was also a talented tennis player. He is survived by his Father and mother, Roger and Pam Cassell, his beloved sister Heather Cassell. Also surviving are his Aunts and uncles, Barbara and Charles Patire, Cherie and Terry Shaw, Richard Cassell, his many first, second and third cousins, many devoted friends and his constant companion his dog Diesel.
Due to the overwhelming messages of support and grief from family, church family and from his friends and Facebook contacts who have posted messages thanking him for his friendship and constant support, it is clear that Jason has made a major impact on many people’s lives and this loss is devastating to everyone who knew him. Jason was always willing and loved to help others.
Visitation will be held Thursday March 11, 2021 from 7 to 9 PM and Friday morning from 930 to 1030 with funeral services at 10:30 AM in the Iliff-Ruggiero Funeral Home #156 Main St. (Rt. 206) Newton, NJ. Interment will immediately follow in the Frankford Plains Cemetery. Online condolences through www.iliff-ruggierofuneralhome.com