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218 West Hurlbut Avenue
Belvidere, IL 61008
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Beatrice Cassidy


1928 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Beatrice Cassidy Obituary
BEATRICE I. 'BEA' CASSIDY, 85 BELVIDERE - Beatrice I. "Bea" Cassidy, 85, of Belvidere, IL died peacefully Sunday, March 9, 2014, in Azura Memory Care, Clinton, WI, after a long illness. Bea was born November 5, 1928, in McHenry County, IL; the daughter of Francis D. and Mabel (Johanningsmeir) Cordray. Bea married William M. Cassidy in Belvidere, IL on December 17, 1945. She retired from the Chrysler Corporation in 1990, after 21 years of faithful service. Bea enjoyed quilting, sewing and baking for her family and friends. Beatrice is loved and will be missed by her children, Kathleen (Arnie) Winnie of Belvidere, Cynthia (Scott) Sauberlich of Roscoe, IL, Robert (Terrie) Cassidy of Poplar Grove, IL; nine grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; son-in-law, Max Gardner; sister, Mae Hullinger; and brother, Jim (Theresa) Cordray. Bea is preceded in death by her parents; husband, William; son, Gail Michael Cassidy; daughter, Gayle Gardner; sister, Fern Osterberg; and brother, Gail "Buck" Cordray. The family would like to thank the staff of Azura Memory Care, especially, Mary, Tracy and Cindy and the staff of Heartland Hospice, especially, Deb, Lindsey and Megan for the wonderful care and love they provided to Bea. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 24, 2014, in Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services: Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave., Belvidere, IL, with Rev. Pam Rossmiller, pastor of Grace United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Belvidere Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to service time Monday at the funeral home. Memorials can be given in care of Azura Memory Care, 805 Sue Lane, Clinton, WI 53525; Heartland Hospice 363 Financial Ct., Rockford, IL 61107 or the Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Ave, 7th FL, New York, NY 10001, in Beatrice's name. To light a candle or to share a memory, visit Andersonfcs.com.
Published in Rockford Register Star from Mar. 21 to Mar. 22, 2014
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