Bruno Castelli, 97, of Westborough


Obit Bruno CastelliWestborough – Bruno Castelli, 97, of Westborough, formerly of Natick, passed away Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015 at the UMass Memorial Healthcare-University Hospital in Worcester. He was the husband of 63 years to Clementina “Dena” (Bianchi) Castelli.

Born in Richfield, Conn., he was the son of the late Adamo and Enrica (Giombetti) Castelli. He was educated in Framingham schools and attended Wentworth Institute and the Rhode Island School of Design.

Bruno was the owner and operator of Screwtron Engineering in Ashland, retiring in 1983.

He was a communicant of St. Luke the Evangelist Church in Westborough and a former member of St. Patrick’s Church, Natick. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed reading and traveling. He has been a resident of Westborough since 2013, previously living in Natick for 55 years.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by four children, David Castelli and his wife Paula of Shrewsbury, Carl Castelli and his wife Lorrie of Milford, N.H., Mary Manor and her husband Tom of Northborough, and Nancy Castelli and her partner Steven Falk of Taos, N.M.; his siblings, Eva Brooks of Cape Cod, Evo Castelli of Natick, Alba Finnegan of Holliston, and Gloria Castelli of Alpine, Calif.; and four grandchildren, Daniel, Michael, and Lisa Castelli and Michael Manor. He was the brother of the late Mary Rustuccia and Tina Stefanini.

His funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday, Feb. 26, at 10:30 a.m., in St. Luke the Evangelist Church, 70 West Main St., Westborough. Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Milford. Calling hours at the Rand-Harper-Pickering Westborough Funeral Home, 62 West Main St., Westborough, will be held Wednesday, Feb. 25, from 5-8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Worcester County Food Bank, 474 Boston Tpke., Shrewsbury, MA 01545.