SARATOGA SPRINGS >> Donald M. Casey, 78, passed away Saturday, September 28, 2013, at St. Peter's Hospital after a brief illness.
Born April 27, 1935, to Martin and Dorothy Casey, he was the fourth of eight children, Lawrence (deceased), Margaret (deceased), Rose, Marcella (deceased), John, Theresa (deceased) and Martin Jr.
A lifelong resident of Smithville, N.Y., he was a man of many talents, possessing a quick wit and keen insight into human nature.
Donald was predeceased by his son James E. Casey.
Survivors include his beloved wife of 56 years, Eleanor L. Casey; their five children, Donald M. Casey Jr., Marcella Minor, John Casey, Eleanor Marble and Cadmus Casey; eight grandchildren, Jason Casey, Ariel Pigliavento, Aaron and Kory Minor, Amanda Garris, Sean Casey, Ashley and David Marble, Erica Goodling and Kyra Casey; five great-grandchildren, Cameron, Jocelyn, Isabella, Aurora and Colton; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, October 2, 2013, at Flynn Bros. Inc. Funeral Home, 13 Gates Ave., Schuylerville, with the Rev. Martin Fisher officiating. Burial will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery.
Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Online remembrances can be made at www.flynnbrosinc.com.
Published in The Saratogian on Sept. 30, 2013