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Obituary - Gerald J. Casey

Gerald J. Casey

Date of Passing: December 18th, 2014

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In lieu of flowers, kindly consider the Gulfside Center for Hospice Care, 5760 Dean Dairy Road, Zephyrhills, FL 33541

Gerald J. "Jerry" Casey, 89, of Zephyrhills, FL, formerly of Utica, passed away Thursday, December 18, 2014, under the care of the Gulfside Center for Hospice Care, with his daughter and son-in-law by his side. He was born November 17, 1925, in Utica, the son of the late Bertrum Thomas and Anna Prendergast Casey and attended St. Francis deSales High School. He was a US Navy veteran of WW II. On April 3, 1948, at Historic Old St. John's Church, Utica, he married Jeanette C. "Jean" Barnhart. She passed away August 8, 2010. At one time, Mr. Casey owned his own service station and later made a longtime career in the automotive business, retiring in 1988. He was a parishioner of Our Lady of Lourdes Church. Jerry is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Agostino Aiello of Utica; a son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Barbara Casey of Utica; three grandchildren, Augie and his wife Lisa Aiello of AZ, Jerry Aiello of Utica and Sal Aiello and his fiancÚ Nickki Lewis-Parker of FL; three great grandchildren, Jacob, Noah and Ava Aiello of AZ; two brothers, Austin "Toots" Casey of Utica and James Casey of Ilion; and several nieces and nephews, especially Linda and her husband Paul Scata of FL; He was predeceased by twelve brothers and sisters. The funeral will be Saturday at 9:15 am from the Bentz Funeral Service, Inc., 470 French Road, Utica/New Hartford and 10 am from Our Lady of Lourdes Church, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Interment with Navy Honors will be in Calvary Cemetery. Calling hours are Friday from 4-7 pm.

Condolences:

Gary and family My thoughts and prayers are with you always - so sorry for your loss
Susan and Shawn Gaffney & Family

Gary and Family, I'm so sorry to hear about your father. I know how difficult this is...my deepest sympathies.
Karen Gifford

Jerry was a wonderful man. I worked with him at Dodge City and he was an honorable man who was always pleasant to employees who worked at all levels in the company. His kindness and sense of humor left a positive impression with me. So sorry for your loss.
Kathy Van

Judy and Family, On behalf of our family, we are sorry to learn of Uncle Gerald's passing. My mom and I visited with Uncle Gerald in the Spring 2014 and had such a wonderful time. It was really fantastic to laugh with Uncle Gerald and also to see the Casey humor in action. When we left, Uncle Gerald walked us out and we hugged goodbye. Then, he said "hey, wait a minute, I coming with you guys". He smiled and we all laughed. My father will be very pleased to spend time with Uncle Gerald in Heaven and we will pray for him and your family. With Deepest Sympathies, Sue, Brian, Mike, Kevin and T.J.
Kevin Casey

Gary and Family so sorry for your loss. Sending hugs your way.
Doug& Tammy Ebersold

Judy and Family, We are very sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. May your dad rest in peace.
Dwayne & Bev Geary

Judy and family we send our prayers and condolences. Peter and Lisa Corrigan
Peter and Lisa Corrigan

Gary and Family, we are sorry to learn of the loss of your father. Take comfort in knowing now he is forever reunited with you mom.
Tim & Colleen Moylan Family

My condolences to the family during this difficult time. I am truly sorry for your loss. Please find comfort and hope in God's promise found at Revelation 21:3,4.
R gray

Judy,Gary and families. I was sadden to hear of the loss of your dad. He was the best. I have many great memories of the time we spent together, both at work and pleasure. He taught me a lot. May he rest in peace. God Bless
Brian Secord