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Kathleen P. Casey

December 22, 1940 ~ November 11, 2020 (age 79)

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Kathleen P. Casey, 79, of Wilmington, Delaware peacefully passed away on Wednesday, November 11, 2020.  Born in Wilmington on December 22, 1940, she was the daughter of the late Thomas F. and Catherine (McCarthy) Casey.

Kathleen was a graduate of St. Elizabeth High School and Goldey-Beacom Secretarial School, and immediately began her career with the DuPont Company, having worked at the Experimental Station for nearly 35 years.  Kathleen was a dedicated member of St. Joseph on the Brandywine Parish and was a past member of the Corpus Christi Parish Prayer Group.  

In addition to her parents, Kathleen was predeceased by her brother, Francis T. Casey, Sr.; her sister, Anne Marie Kanno and husband, Horace; her nephew, Michael Kanno.

Kathleen is survived by her nieces, Judy Casey (children, Declan and Riona), Darelyn Kanno Arter (husband, Tom); her nephews, Francis T. Casey, Jr. (wife, Angela with children, Angelica and Catherine), Joseph Casey (wife, Christina with children, Erin and Liam), Robert Kele Kanno (wife, Kristen with children, Balin and Quin), Keith Kanno (wife, Debra with children, Karmen, Korel and Kourtney); her sister-in-law, Jeanne Casey.

Family and friends are invited to visit at the Doherty Funeral Home, 1900 Delaware Avenue, Wilmington on Tuesday, November 17 from 9:00-10:00AM.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Joseph on the Brandywine Church, 10 Old Church Road, Greenville at 10:30AM, immediately followed by entombment in All Saints Cemetery.

*PLEASE NOTE: Funeral arrangements for Kathleen will be conducted in compliance with COVID-19 directives, which require mandatory face masks, social distancing and occupancy limits at the funeral home, church and cemetery.

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November 17, 2020

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Doherty Funeral Home - Wilmington
1900 Delaware Avenue
Wilmington, DE 19806

Mass of Christian Burial
November 17, 2020

10:30 AM
St. Joseph on the Brandywine Church
10 Old Church Road
Greenville, DE 19807

Entombment following Mass
November 17, 2020

All Saints Cemetery
6001 Kirkwood Highway
Wilmington, DE 19808

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