Theresa C. Casey, 86

Theresa C. Casey, 86, formerly of, Lancaster, Palmetto, FL, and St. John’s Herr Estate, Columbia died surrounded by family on Sunday, October 28, 2012, at St. Anne’s Retirement Community in Columbia, after a brief illness. Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late John and Mathilda Aumer Wendel. Her husband of 56 years, George J. Casey, died in 2003.

Theresa graduated from Lancaster Catholic High School in 1944 and worked for Armstrong Cork Co. for 8 years. A member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, she had served as vice president of St. Joseph’s Mother’s Club when her children attended school there. She was past president of the Knights of Columbus Auxiliary, served as president of St. John’s Herr Estates Resident Council, and helped to start and served as president of the Lancaster County Mothers of Twins Club. During her residence at St. John’s Herr Estates she was an active Wii bowler winning a championship title. Theresa was also active in the Red Hat Society.

While living in Palmetto, FL for 22 years, she was a former member of Holy Cross Catholic Church and served as president of the Piney Point Women’s Club,

As a homemaker, Theresa loved to cook, crochet and create craft items. Her love of family meant everything to her and her zest for life was contagious. She was an active volunteer wherever she lived.

Theresa’s surviving family includes 3 sons and a daughter, George J. Casey, Jr., husband of Karen of Austin, TX, Michael T, Casey, Sr., husband of Elaine of Holtwood, Thomas J. Casey, husband of Beverly of Landisville; and Theresa E., wife of James H. Bachman of Mountville; and 8 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her son Timothy J. Casey and 9 brothers and 2 sisters.

A Mass of Christian Burial will take place 11 AM Monday, November 5, 2012, at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Msgr. Thomas H. Smith as Celebrant. Theresa’s family will receive friends from 10-11 AM at the church. Interment in St. Joseph New Catholic Cemetery. Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church, 440 St. Joseph St., Lancaster, PA 17603 or to St. Anne’s Retirement Community, 3952 Columbia Ave., Columbia, PA 17512. To send the family online condolences, please visit Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory 717-393-9661

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Condolences to the Family

November 10, 2013

So sorry to learn of Mrs. Casey’s passing.  The hospitality that your entire family showed when Geo. Jr.’s roommates visited from LVC was greatly appreciated, especially those dinners.  I hope you all are doing well and will continue to do so, with the spirit and caring your Mom showed everyday.
Take care.
Wayne Jordan LVC ’73

My heart breaks for your family when I read the newspaper this morning. I know how difficult a mom’s death can be and your mom was extra special. I still have the wedding invitation she made for our wedding and will always appreciate her help during that time with flowers on the table. She just loved bringing joy to others. There will be a lot less love in this world without her. My sympathy to everyone.

Cathy Ganse Roth

To Theresa’s Family,
You are in my thoughts and prayers. Your mother was very special to me and will be missed dearly.
I know she is with your father now and at peace…
~Anita Martin, Executive Director
St. John’s Herr Estate

Casey, I was so sorry to hear about your mom.  She must have been an amazing woman.  I am sure you all have wonderful memories that will help you through this time.  I will be sure and tell Sue when she calls this week.  I will be thinking and praying for you during this difficult time.

Much love,
Mr. & Mrs. George (Joanne) Weber

Tom and Theresa,
I’m so sorry for the loss of your mother, my thoughts are with you.

Lori Brandt Clement

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