Margaret (O'Connor) Casalenda

January 26, 2024

Margaret Casalenda Obituary

Margaret CASALENDA (O’Connor)
Beloved Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, and Great-Great Grandmother.
Age 92, of St Paul, MN passed away peacefully on January 26, 2024.

She is preceded in death by husband of 72 years, Sam Casalenda; parents, Thomas and Anna O’Connor (Schwarzbauer); infant baby brother; sisters, Irene O’Connor, Mary Ann Thill, and Rhoda Walton; and brothers, Tom O’Connor and John O’Connor.
Survived by children, Deb Musch, Rick “Sammy” (Cindy) Casalenda, Karen Casalenda, Ron (Deb) Casalenda, and Steve (Jeannie) Casalenda; grandchildren, Lori & Jeff Musch, Corbin Casalenda, Justin (Kathleen) Steffans, Ashley (Chris) Schoening, Sam (Becky) Casalenda, Gina Casalenda and Anna Casalenda; great grandchildren, Kelsey, Braden and Jackson Steffans, Leonardo (Leo) and Giovanna (Gi Gi) Casalenda, and Ahren Schoening; great-great grandchild Cain Steffans; Sisters, Kathy Weninger and Theresa Clark; brothers in law, Joe Casalenda and Dick Casalenda; sister-in-law Gloria Azzone; many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Margaret had a propensity for making each day special and could brighten even the darkest days. She took great joy in sending cards to family, friends, and loved ones for birthdays, holidays, anniversaries or to just simply say “I am thinking of you.” The family would like to extend a heart-felt thank you to the entire care team and staff at Our Lady of Peace Hospice in St Paul for the compassionate and loving care they provided Margaret and her family.

Visitation 4-8pm, Tuesday, February 6 with a Rosary Service at 6:30pm at O’Halloran & Murphy Funeral Home, 575 South Snelling Ave. St Paul, MN. Mass of Christian Burial at 11am with visitation one hour prior on Wednesday, February 7th, at St Stanislaus Catholic Church, 398 W. Superior Street, St Paul, MN. Interment at Resurrection Cemetery immediately following the church service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to Our Lady of Peace Hospice or to the family to be distributed to the charity of their choice. 


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February 6, 2024

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
O'Halloran & Murphy St. Paul
575 S. Snelling Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55116

Mass of Christian Burial
February 7, 2024

11:00 AM
St Stanislaus (St. Paul)


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