|Birth: ||Jan. 29, 1924|
|Death: ||Oct. 30, 2005|
Sister Rosemary (formerly Sister Norma) Casey of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary died on October 30 at the IHM Center, Scranton, PA.
Born on January 29, 1924 in Carbondale, PA she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Malia Casey. She entered the IHM Congregation on September 8, 1941 and made her temporary profession of vows on May 8, 1944 and her final profession of vows on August 2, 1947.
She served as a teacher at All Saints School, Masontown, PA from 1944 to 1949, at St. Mary's School, Patton, PA from 1949 to 1955, at Holy Rosary School, Scranton, PA from 1955 to 1957 and at St. Leo School, Ashley, PA from 1957 to 1964. She served as principal of Christ the King School, Dunmore, PA from 1964 to 1968, of St. John School, Silver Spring, MD from 1968 to 1969, of St. Thomas Aquinas School, Archbald, PA from 1969 to 1972, of St. Mary of Mount Carmel School, Dunmore, PA from 1972 to 1983, of Our Lady of Mount Carmel School, Asbury Park, NJ, from 1983 to 1986. She served as postmistress at Marywood University from 1986 to June, 2005. From June, 2005 to the time of her death she served as a prayer minister at the IHM Center, Scranton, PA.
She received both a Bachelor of Arts Degree and a Master of Arts Degree in Elementary Education from Marywood College.
Surviving are four sisters, Julie McGuiness, Roseland, NJ, Catherine Price, Carbondale, PA, Anne Roe, Clarks Green, PA, Jean Smith, Tafton, PA, and a brother, Lt. Gen. Aloysius Casey, Redlands, CA and many nephews and nieces.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Lt. Joseph J. Casey, Jr. and Dr. Paul R. Casey.
The funeral was Friday, November 4 at 9:30 a.m. with Mass of Christian Burial at the IHM Center followed by interment at St. Catherine Cemetery, Moscow.
Saint Catherine's Cemetery
Plot: IHM Sisters Section; Block 8; Lot 1-3L
Created by: Fran Fasolka, IHM
Record added: Feb 26, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34218837
Jesus has welcomed you home!|
Added: Jun. 17, 2010
Rest in Peace, Sister. You have served the Lord well.|
Added: Sep. 13, 2009