Hopkinton – Bertha A. “Betty” Casey, 84, of Hopkinton, passed away Aug. 12, 2019 at home, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late William J. Casey.
Born in Lawrence, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Bertha (Walsh) Sheehan. She was raised and educated in Lawrence and North Andover and was a graduate of Lowell University.
Betty was an elementary school teacher for over 20 years in Hopkinton.
She was a communicant of St. Luke the Evangelist Church in Westborough and a former communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church in Hopkinton where she taught CCD and was an active volunteer within the parish. She was also a former Girl Scout and Cub Scout leader, volunteered for The Mustard Seed and was a lifelong volunteer.
She is survived by her four children, Mary M. Casey and her husband, Mark Caplan, of Westborough, Michael W. Casey and his wife, Cynthia, of Canton, Martha J. Casey of Hopkinton, and James D. Casey and his wife, Julie VonderHaar, of Charlotte, N.C.; two brothers, Edward Sheehan and James Sheehan; one sister, Mary Duffy; and eight grandchildren.
Her funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, Aug. 19, at 10:30 a.m., in St. Luke the Evangelist Church, 70 West Main St., Westborough. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery of Hopkinton. A calling hour will be held from 9-10 a.m., at the Pickering and Son Westborough Funeral Home, 62 West Main St., Westborough.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 450 Brookline Ave., Boston, MA 02215 or at www.dana-farber.org.