YOUNGSTOWN — Robert Emmett “Bob” Casey, 77, of town’s West Facet, handed away early Monday morning, June 7, 2021, at Hospice Home, from issues of Parkinson’s illness, surrounded by the love of household and mates.
Bob was born June 21, 1943, in Youngstown, a son of the late Michael Emmett Casey and Winifred Kelley Casey. He was raised on town’s South Facet and was a lifelong space resident.
Mr. Casey attended St. Patrick Elementary College and was a 1961 graduate of Cardinal Mooney Excessive College. He proudly served within the Military, the place he developed his images abilities and his compassion for others whereas serving as an Military photographer.
Bob attended John Carroll College and Youngstown State College. He labored as a photographer, which he loved very a lot, by his home-based business, “Casey’s Studio,” and he additionally labored for the Basic Electrical Equipment Store and the Youngstown Service Store. He then labored for the Youngstown Waste Water Remedy plant, from the place he retired.
Bob was lively in numerous organizations all through the group. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, third and 4th diploma, and in 1996, he was awarded the “Robert E. Casey Household of the Yr” by Marian Council No. 3813 in Campbell. He was additionally a member of the Historical Order of Hibernians Catholic fraternal group and he was a former member of the Holy Identify Society at St. Matthias Parish, the place he and his first spouse had been married and collectively raised their three youngsters as members.
Mr. Casey loved vintage automobiles and was a former member of the Mannequin T Ford Membership, the Cool Time Cruisers and the Youngstown Rod & Customized Membership. He additionally preferred fishing, boating, wildlife and practically all outside actions. In his youthful years, Bob was an lively member of the Boy Scouts of America, touring along with his troop out West by practice to revive boats.
He was a member of St. Brendan Church in Youngstown.
Bob leaves his spouse, Mary Lou Cleary Casey, whom he married Dec. 7, 2002; two daughters, Maureen Casey of Boardman and Colleen (David) Grager of Streetsboro; his son, Brian Casey of San Diego; six grandchildren, David (Dr. Amanda Fehlbaum) Grager, Corey Casey, Evan Grager, Charles Grager, Olivia Wamsley and Katherine Wamsley; and three sisters, Ellen Hyland of Liberty Township, Edna Zaitzew of Boardman and Elizabeth Kouttab of Gainesville, Va.
Mr. Casey additionally leaves two stepdaughters, Karen DaGrava of Baltimore, Md. and Deb (Brian) Riley of Alexandria, Va.; seven stepgrandchildren, Kaitlin DaGrava, Brandon DaGrava, Sarah Riley, Sophia DaGrava, Ethan Riley, Ryan DaGrava and Tucker Riley; 4 stepgreat-grandchildren, Treycen, Landyn, Madeline “Scout” and Xander; Dale Wamsley, who was wish to a son to Bob; and plenty of nieces, nephews and godchildren whom he beloved dearly.
His first spouse, Marie Elena Gura Casey, whom he married Sept. 11, 1965, handed away, Nov. 5, 1993. His father-in-law and mother-in-law, Lawrence C. and Olga Kimack Gura, are additionally deceased.
Household and mates might name 5 to 7 p.m., Friday, June 11, 2021, at Kinnick Funeral Residence, 477 N. Meridian Street, Youngstown.
Funeral providers will start at 9:15 a.m., Saturday, June 12, 2021, on the funeral house, and can proceed with a Mass of Christian burial to be celebrated 10 a.m. at St. Brendan Church, 2800 Oakwood Ave., Youngstown.
To these unable to pay their respects in particular person, or are uncomfortable doing so, please preserve Bob and his household in your ideas and prayers.
Committal providers with army honors will observe the church service, and will probably be at Lake Park Cemetery in Youngstown.
Bob’s household presents a particular thanks to Paula West from Visiting Angels, and to his grandson, Corey, each who had been Bob’s caregivers.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions could also be made in Bob’s title to Hospice Home, in care of Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market St., Youngstown, OH 44512; or to the Michael J. Fox Basis for Parkinson’s Analysis by www.parkinson.org/ways-to-give.
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