Arlene Kathryn Casola

July 23, 1942 - November 14, 2022
Arlene Kathryn Casola


Arlene Kathryn Casola, age 80 of Wilmington, NC, went to be with her Lord and Savior  on November 14, 2022 at Lower Cape Fear LifeCare in Wilmington.

Arlene was born on July 23, 1942 to the late Raymond and Kathryn Evans in Jersey  City, NJ. Arlene grew up in Ridgefield Park, NJ and graduated from Ridgefield Park  High School.

Arlene is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, George Casola, Jr, her children  Beth Hill (Sam) and their children Kayla Hill Dow (Daniel), Emily Hill Ashby (Reid), and  Thomas Hill; Gary Casola (Shannon) and their son Levi Casola; Chris Casola (Angie)  and their children Kyle and Nathan Casola; Paul Casola (Sharron) and their children  Haley, Jake, and Isaac Casola; and Kathy Mangum (Troy) and their children Rayn  Mangum Beagan (Trent), Avi Mangum, Olin Mangum, and Abrie Mangum; great  grandchildren Caroline and Calvin Dow; her brother Tom Evans (Linda), as well as  many other extended family members and friends who loved and will miss her. In  addition to her parents, Arlene is predeceased by her brother Ray Evans.

She had a heart for women to know and understand the Word of God. Wherever she  lived, she taught and attended Bible studies, both at church and in her home. She  volunteered with Reaching Hearts, a local ministry for women, and served as president  of the Wilmington Area Women’s Aglow Ministres and then on the area board for  Southeastern North Carolina Women’s Aglow. One of her passions was mentoring  young women in their walk with the Lord. She treasured and loved all the sweet friends  she made wherever she was living over the years.

There will be a time of Visitation for Arlene’s family to receive guests on Sunday,  November 20, 2022 at 3:00pm at Global River Church. 4702 South College Road,  Wilmington, NC. There will be a Memorial Service to immediately follow at 4:00pm.

A Graveside Service for inurnment will be on Monday, November 21, 2022 at 1:00pm at Greenlawn Memorial Park in Wilmington, NC.

In lieu of flowers, donations are welcome in Arlene’s honor to House of Mercy House at Global River Church or donations may be made directly to Global River Church at 4702 S. College Road Wilmington, NC 28412.

Please leave memories and condolences for Arlene’s family by signing the Tribute Wall  below.

Services in care of Wilmington Funeral & Cremation – Wilmington Chapel – 1535 S. 41st  Street Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099.




Memorial Service

Global River Church

4702 S. College Road

Wilmington, NC 28412

Sunday, November 20, 2022
4:00 PM



Graveside Service

Monday, November 21, 2022
1:00 PM

Greenlawn Memorial Park - Directions
1311 Shipyard Blvd
Wilmington, North Carolina 28412
(910) 799-1686

Visiting Hours

Global River Church - Directions
4702 S. College Road Wilmington, NC 28412
  • Sunday, November 20, 2022
  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Tribute Wall

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  • November 20, 2022
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  • November 19, 2022
    Bob Lloyd says:
    Sorry for loss, George.

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