Nicholas Cassell

Nicholas M. Cassell

73, died Dec 15, 2012. He was born on July 19, 1939 in Indianapolis, IN. He attended Broad Ripple High School, class of 1957, graduated from Washington Lee High School, Arlington, VA, attended Harvard College, class of 1961.

Nick is survived by former wife, Katherine Whitinger; daughter, Courtney Barwick; son, Christopher Cassell; grandson, Samuel Barwick; granddaughters, Olivia and Ellen Ross-Musick; sister Judy Kothe; 2 nieces, 2 nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, E. Murray Cassell and Virginia F Cassell. Nick was a life enthusiast, sharing his humor and interest in the human story with every one who crossed his path. He cherished his friends and family just as his loyal friends and family cherished him.

A private burial will be held in Crown Hill Cemetery on Tuesday, Dec 18. A casual memorial gathering will be held on Wednesday, Dec 19 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the "Celebration Hall" at Crown Hill Funeral Home , 700 West 38th St. Indianapolis, IN 46208. Come as you are. Stay as little or as long as you like. Bring memories to share.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Eagle Creek Park Foundation, 7840 W. 56th Street Indianapolis, IN 46254-9706. (

Funeral Home

Crown Hill Funeral Home
700 West 38th Street Indianapolis, IN 46208

Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Dec. 18, 2012