BYRNE Antonette M. (Casale), 82, of Fairhaven and formerly of Brighton passed away Thursday, January 8, 2015 at the Atria of Fairhaven where she had resided for the past 8 years. She was the wife of the late John P. “Jack” Byrne. Born and raised in Brighton, the daughter of the late Loreto and Maria Loretta (Pellegrini) Casale, she and her husband summered on West Island prior to retiring there in 1981. Mrs. Byrne was a cafeteria manager for 20 years for the City of Boston School Department until her retirement. She is survived by two sons, Jon Byrne of Boston and Daniel Byrne of Beauford, SC; three daughters, Donna Fallon of Acushnet, Catherine Byrne of West Bridgewater and Linda Donnelly of Fairhaven; a sister, Josephine Casale of Dartmouth; seven grandchildren; eight great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Byrne was the sister of the late Daniel Casale. Calling hours are Wednesday from 4-8pm in the Fairhaven Funeral Home, 117 Main Street, FAIRHAVEN. Her funeral service will be Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 11:00am followed by interment in the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Atria of Fairhaven Activities Program, c/o Tom King, 391 Alden Rd., Fairhaven, MA 02719. For memorial register or facility directions go to, www.hathawayfunerals.com or call (508)994-9471.
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Published in Boston Herald on Jan. 14, 2015