|Affiliation||Bruno crime family|
Testa crime family
Peter Casella was born in Philadelphia of Italian ancestry, being raised in the territory of the Bruno crime family. By 1981, he was the underboss of the Philadelphia family, along with Chickie Narducci. After the murder of Bruno crime boss Angelo Bruno, Casella and Narducci attempted to become the new Don of Bruno's criminal organization. Casella and Narducci killed the new don, Philip Testa, before fleeing to Florida. Narducci was murdered in Philadelphia in 1982. Casella lived in Florida with his daughter until his death in 1984.