Mark A. Caskinette, 56, Massena
Friday, December 23, 2011 - 9:44 am

Mark A. Caskinette, 56, Douglas Road, Massena, died Thursday, December 22, at his home comforted by his life partner/wife, Sharon Cornish and his best friend, Louis Tischler. There will be a graveside service held on Tuesday, December 27, at Calvary Cemetery, Massena. Phillips Memorial Home, Massena are handling the arrangements. Surviving Mark is his life partner Sharon, a son Mark A. Caskinette II of Massena, a daughter Maryann Caskinette of Massena, and three beautiful grandchildren, Sara, Ben and Natalie.

His only "Real" Brother(s) Louis Tischler and his life partner of 27 years, Gary Provencher of Massena; and Mark's stepmom, Coreva Caskinette of Syracuse.

Mark was born April 17, 1955, the son of Leon and Arlene Caskinette. Mark

attended Brasher Schools and farmed in the Potsdam/Madrid areas.

He was married to Sharon Cornish for 36 years. Mark loved NASCAR and wrestling. Mark was a humble man with a huge heart and a vibrant personality of which he enjoyed the simple things in life such as visiting with others and enjoying the moment. The more the merrier.

At the family's request memorial contributions may be made to Hospice and palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley or American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be made to