In Memoriam: Tom Cassin

Cassin was vice president of sales for Pitco/Blodgett and was deeply involved in NAFEM.


Tom Cassin passed away Saturday, Jan. 20, at home surrounded by his family.

Cassin retired as vice president of sales from Pitco/Blodgett Corp. after 50 years in the commercial appliance industry. He considered his coworkers family and his reps, dealers and customers in the industry to be some of his closest friends.

Cassin was deeply involved in NAFEM, serving on its board of directors for six years. He earned many awards, including NAFEM’s 2007 William W. Carpenter Award, presented by Carol Wallace, who was the association’s president at the time. He also received the 2001 Market Mover Award from MAFSI.

Cassin was predeceased by his wife, Patricia, and his eldest daughter. He is survived by three daughters and their spouses, six grandchildren and a great-grandson. For information on funeral services and to a leave condolence message, visit Farwell Funeral Service HERE.




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