Donna M. Shupshinskus Casey

Donna M. Shupshinskus Casey, 52, of Ashley died Saturday, March 22, 2014, in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township.

Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of Ruth Shupshinskus of Ashley and the late John Shupshinskus and was a graduate of Hanover High School and Wilkes-Barre Vocational Technical School, where she received her nursing degree.

Donna was employed as a hospice nurse for many years and was a member of St Leo's/Holy Rosary Church and other organizations.

She was preceded in death by her father and by a brother, Richard Shupshinskus.

Donna is survived, in addition to her mother, by her loving husband, Larry Casey; children, Amy Casey, Plains Township; Larry Casey, Ashley; and Danielle Casey, Ashley; four grandchildren, Emmalee, Makynna, Meika and Aiden; brothers, Chris, John and Kenny Shupshinkus; nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday from Lehman Family Funeral Service Inc., 689 Hazle Ave., Wilkes-Barre, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Leo's/Holy Rosary Church, 33 Manhattan St., Ashley, with the Rev. Richard Cirba officiating.

Interment will be conducted in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Township.

Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home or from 9 a.m. until the time of service on Saturday.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Leo's/Holy Rosary Food Pantry, Ashley.

For more information, visit the funeral home website at

Funeral Home

Lehman Funeral Home - Wilkes-Barre
689 Hazle Ave.  Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
(570) 822-4634

Published in Citizens' Voice from Mar. 23 to Mar. 27, 2014