NEWPORT NEWS - Mary Webster Steed Casey died Saturday, September 17, 2016 in Virginia Beach. She was 94 years old. She was one of six children, born on June 18, 1922 in Lawrenceville, Virginia. She graduated from Blackstone High School and attended Richmond Professional Institute. She married William Edward Casey in 1942 and after his service in World War II, they moved to Newport News where they lived until his death in 2014. They were members of St. Andrews Episcopal Church and the James River Country Club. Mrs. Casey was a former member of the Junior League of Hampton Roads. In 1967, she joined the staff of Christopher Newport College where she spent twenty two years working in the office of the Dean of Faculty. Mr. and Mrs. Casey were fortunate to enjoy together a long and happy retirement. Mrs. Casey is survived by two sons, Bill Casey and his fiancée, Bridget Baxendale, Tim Casey and his wife Diana; two daughters, Melinda Morgan and her husband Ned Morgan, Nancy Parker and her husband Jimmy Parker; eight grandchildren, Ryan Casey, Keegan Casey, Jena Davis, Alan Casey, Casey Morgan, Laura Morgan, Carrie Donaldson, Sam Henderson and six great-grandchildren. The family wishes to thank the staff at Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Virginia Beach for the wonderful care of Mrs. Casey during her last year. There will be a private family burial.
Published in Daily Press on Sep. 25, 2016.