Michael A. Casanova

Date of Passing:

May 28, 2022

Casanova, Michael A., 64, of Crescent View Avenue, Riverside, died unexpectedly at home on May 28, 2022.

Born in Providence, a son of the late Frank and Norma (Nofi) Casanova, he lived in Riverside for 23 years previously residing in Barrington.

Mr. Casanova was a Machinist for many years and worked at Striper Marina, Barrington for many years.

Michael was a member of Trout Unlimited. He enjoyed golfing, fishing and camping in Maine.

He is survived by a daughter, Christina A. Casanova of Riverside; a brother, Thomas A. Casanova and his wife Eva of Barrington and a sister, Lisa Casanova of Newport News, VA; two aunts, Ann M. Cheschi and Carol Cheschi both of Riverside; a fiancé, Samantha J. Tarvis of Riverside and several nieces and nephews.

His Funeral will be private.

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  1. My deepest condolences to the Casanova family. Michael and I met many years ago worked together- fished together- golfed together and had a few Bud Lites together. Have many good memories with Mike. Going to miss you my friend. Show them how it’s done Bluto !!

  2. To Samantha and the Casanova family, I’m so sorry for your loss.

  3. Sorry for your loss. I will never forget seeing Mike (aka Gronk) ride the wheels of his TD 250, and subsequent TZ 250 at AAMRR races. He was one of a kind. Godspeed Mike.

  4. My condolences. Mike and were friends for years, fishing for stripers on Barrington bridge, and our times racing motorcycles. RIP.

  5. My deepest condolences.

  6. To Samantha & the Casanova Family,
    Myself and the crew at Striper Marina were deeply saddened to hear of Mike’s passing. Mike was a pleasure to have around, in and out of work. We thoroughly enjoyed when he would stop by to say hello the past few years.

    Rest in peace my friend, we will miss you.

  7. Michael, Terry and I were devastated to learn of your passing, you are too young.

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family and friends.

    We will never forget those years of motorcycle racing and driving to Louden, Bridgehampton and Pocono Speedway to get the thrill of the race.

    You and your Dad helped me so much.

    May you rest in peace for all of eternity.

    Bob & Terry

  8. To the Casanova Family……So sorry for your loss of Mike. We all grew up together and have great memories.

  9. To the Casanova Family & Samantha,So sorry for your loss and may he Rest in Peace and May God Bless.

  10. Sorry for your loss Christina and Samantha.

    Mike was a great guy.

  11. Sorry for your loss Samantha and Christina

  12. Deepest sympathy to Michael’s family
    Rest in peace Michael.

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