CASE, William Kenneth

William Kenneth Case of Rowlesburg died Saturday evening at Preston Memorial Hospital after a long illness. He was 57 years of age and had lived in the community more than 40 years. He was a native of Grafton, born Dec. 4, 1902, a son of the late Edward W. and Margaret Jane Grimes Case. Mr. Case had been a machinist for the B. & 0. Railroad and belonged to the International American Machinists Union. He was a member of the Christ Methodist Church in Rowlesburg. Survivors include his wife, Clairis Rodehaver Case; two sons, James Edward Case with U. S. Air Force in Seattle, Wash., and William Kenneth Case Jr., at home; 12 daughters, Mrs. Margaret Virginia Knotts of Crellen, Md., Mrs. Therma Mae Phillips of Dexter, Mo., Mrs. Nelle Hemerick of Rowlesburg, Pauline and Elene Case, both employed in Baltimore, Patty Ann, Helen Jane, Dessie, Ruby, Netta, Linda and Sally Case, all at home; one sister, Mrs. Thelma Luzader of Frederick, Md.; six grandchildren.
The Morgantown Post, October 24, 1960
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 13, 2010

CASEY, Mrs. Annie J.

"Frostburg-Feb. 4-Word has been received here of the death of Mrs. Annie J. Casey, 90, at her home in Marysville, California, after an illness of three days.  Mrs. Casey, widow of Patrick Casey, was a native of Ireland.  She came to this country at the age if six and resided in Wheeling.  Married at St. Peter's Church in Westernport in 1864, she resided in Westernport and Barton until 1902 when she moved to New York.  From there she went to Marysville.  She was the mother of fourteen children and is survived by John L. Casey and Mrs. John Comer, Frostburg; Anna J. McGowan and Thomas Casey, Marysville; Mrs. Genevieve Doran, Sacramento, and James Casey, of Pasadena.  Funeral services were held in Marysville this morning."
The Herald, Piedmont, West Virginia, Friday, February 11, 1937
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted December 12, 2013

CASEY, James

"Mr. James Casey, aged 69 years, died Sept 17, 1899 at the home of his daughter, Mrs. R. L. Love, West Grafton. Mr. Casey had been sick for 5 or 6 weeks with stomach trouble which caused his death. He was born in Ireland but for many years resided at Bloomington, Md. He leaves three sons and two daughters to mourn their loss: Patrick of Frostburg, John J. of Piedmont, Edward of Midland, Mrs. Elizabeth Melvin of Midland, and Mrs. Mary K. Love of West Grafton. The remains were brought here Tuesday and interred in the Catholic Cemetery."
"Piedmont Herald" Piedmont, West Virginia 2 Sep 1899
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted February 6, 2010



CASEY, John E.

"John E. Casey, 65, of Jeanette, Pa., died there yesterday. A native of Thomas W. Va., he was a son of the late Patrick and Mary Casey. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Evelyn Casey, a son, Samuel Casey, Greensburg, Pa; two sisters, Mrs. William H. McLean, Cumberland, and Mrs. Stanley Niland, Elkins. The body is at the Burke Funeral Home in Jeanette. Services and burial will be held there tomorrow."
"Cumberland Evening Times" Cumberland, Maryland, 4 May 1965
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted February 20, 2010


CASEY, Mrs. Mary Catherine Gallagher
FROSTBURG —A requiem mass for Mrs. Mary Casey, wife of John L. Casey, 121 Wood Street, who died Friday, was held this morning in St. Michael's Catholic Church with Rev. Francis E. Montgomery, administrator, officiating.  In the sanctuary were Msgr. Antonio Scarpati, pastor of St. Peter's Church, Westernport; Rev. George Pugh, assistant pastor of St. Peter's; Rev. Patrick A. Bradley, pastor; Rev. Regis Larkin. assistant pastor, and Rev. William J. McVeigh, pastor of St. Joseph's Church, Midland. Burial was in the parish cemetery.  Pallbearers were Frank Powers, Jennings Shertzer, Frank Brady, John Byrnes, John Manley and James Connway.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Monday, May 21, 1951 - pg 13, col 6
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted May 16, 2013


CASEY, Mary Lucy Smith

Mary Lucy Casey, the oldest daughter of Mrs. Arminta Smith, died on Friday morning at 9:30 o’clock, after a short illness.  The funeral services will take place from the residence, 67 S Lee St, Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock.  Interment will be in Sumner cemetery.  She was about (?10) years of age. 
Cumberland News
Keyser Tribune, June 29, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 14, 2010

CASEY, Nina Katherine Kiddy

Easton- Nina Katherine Kiddy Casey, RN, died on Jan. 8, 2012. Born January 6, 1931, in Luke, Katherine was the daughter of the late Thomas and Nina Knott Kiddy. She was a graduate of Bruce High School in Westernport, and the University of Maryland School of Nursing, where she received her RN degree in 1952. Katherine enjoyed a long career as a registerd nurse, beginning at Keyser Hospital in Keyser, W. VA., in 1952. After moving to Baltimore in 1954, she practiced nursing at University Hospital (now known as University of Maryland Medical Center), Central Medicine Center Industrial Clinic, The Casualty Insurance Clinic, the Maryland State Health Department, and Greater Baltimore Medical Center. She completed her career as a public health nurse for Baltimore County Department of Health from 1976-1986. Katherine and her late husband, Michael B. Casey raised their two daughters in Towson, and then moved to Kent Island, in 1986. They divided their time between the Eastern Shore of Maryland and Venice, Fla. until Mike's passing in 2008, at which time Katherine settled into life at Londonderry Retirement Community in Easton. Her hobbies included traveling, arts and crafts, reading, the theatre, genealogy, yoga, aqua aerobices, many social activities at Londonderry, and especially spending time with her six grandchildren. Katherine had a passion for world news and current affairs and often attended lectures and seminars. Katherine's main priority in life was her family. She was a selfless and loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. In addition to her parents and her husband, Katherine was preceded in death by her older brothers Tom, Eugene, and Donald. Katherine is survived by daughters, Elizabeth Casey Grieves of Easton, Nina Casey Sinnott and her husband Tom Sinnott, of Ellicott City; brother, Ronald Kiddy of Stokes Dale, N.C.; grandchildren Tommy, Claire and Scott Sinnott and Lizzy, Lindsay, and Casey Grieves; and many nieces and nephews. A visitation will be held at Fellows, Helfenbein & Newman Funeral Home, 200 South Harrison St., Easton, onThursday, Jan. 12, 2012 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Funeral services will be held at The Church of the Holy Trinity, 502 South Morris Street, Oxford, on Friday, Jan. 13, 2012 at 11 a.m. Interment will follow at the Oxford Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Camp Lazy Days, Attn: Graham Lee, c/o YMCA of the Chesapeake, 202 Peach Blossom Lane, Easton, MD 21601. This is a program for children with special needs. For online tributes, please visit www.fhnfuneralhome.com
Cumberland Times-News; 11 January 2012
(Courtesy of John Keyes/transcribed by Genie)
Posted September 22, 2012



CASSEN, Mrs. Eleanor Shaffer

Eleanor S. Cassen, 96, of Wellersburg, died March 30, 1994 at Meyersdale Manor. Born Nov. 29, 1897 in Wellersburg, she was the daughter of the late Frank P. and Mary Jane (Knepp) Shaffer. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry L. Cassen, and two brothers and one sister. Mrs. Cassen was a homemaker and the oldest living active member of Zion Lutheran and Reform Church of Wellersburg and a member of the Ladies Guild of the church. She is survived by a daughter, Mary Jane Baker and husband Ralph of Wellersburg, with whom she resided; one son, John P. Cassen and wife Betty of Wellersburg; four grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Friends were received at Durst Funeral Home Friday. Services were conducted Saturday at the Zion Lutheran and Reform Church in Wellersburg with the Revs. George Wehler and Lawrence Newmark officiating. Interment, church cemetery.
New Republic, Meyersdale, April 7, 1994
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 14, 2010


CASSEN, Jerriet William

Jerriet William Cassen, 73, died Thursday morning at his home, 325 Bond street, after an illness of ten months. Besides his widow, Mr. Cassen is survived by two sons, J. W. Cassen, Jr., and R. C. Cassen, and one daughter, Mrs. H. W. Mclntosh, all of this city, and by two brothers, Rev. Samuel F. Cassen, Towson, Md., and Edward L. Cassen of Massillon, Ohio. The following step-children also survive: Harry Baer, Meyersdale, Pa.; Mrs. Elmer Bush, Bloomington, Md.: Mrs. Henry Wagner, Mrs. John Yergan and Luther Baer, this city. Mr. Cassen was a retired Baltimore and Ohio Railroad fireman, having been pensioned by that company after fifty-four years service. He was a member of Queen City Lodge No. 60 Knights of Pythias, and Wahaba Temple No. 237 D. 0. K. K., taking an active, interest in both lodges. Funeral services will be held at the home at 3 p. m. Saturday, the Rev. C. R. Strassburg, pastor of the Bedford Street M. P. Church, and the Rev. J. Hall Sharp of St. Luke's Lutheran Church officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery. The pallbearers, all members of Mr. Cassen's lodges, will be: Active, H. C. Landis, D. M. Graham, M. L. Wertz, Joseph Snyder, J. Bert G. Treiber and Glenn Moore: Honorary, L. C. Madore, Douglass H. Bauer, Karl W. F. Stulber, Howard Grimm, William Smith and Stanley Hamilton.
The Cumberland Evening Times, May 31, 1929
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 2, 2011

CASSEN, Mrs. Penninah Mears
Mrs. Reid C. Cassen
Mrs Penninah Cassen, 38, wife of Reid C. Cassen, 222 Bond street, died last night at Allegany Hospital, where she hade been a patient since October 11. Her husband is patrol driver in the Cumberland Police Department. Surviving, besides her husband, are a brother, Thomas Mears; five sisters, Mrs. Margaret Twigg, Mrs. Elizabeth Fisher, Mrs. Frances Wickard, Mrs. Martha Katsanis and Miss Mildred Mears, Kephart, and her mother, Mrs. Martha Mears, Kephart. Funeral services will be conducted at the home Sunday, at 2 p. m. with interment in Rose Hill cemetery.
Rev. Dr. Eugene P. Styles, pastor of St. Mark's Reformed Church, will officiate.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Thursday, October 22, 1936 - pg 13, col 6
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted May 5, 2012

CASSERLY, Mrs. Elizabeth

Frostburg, Md., Feb. 17 — The funeral of Mrs. Elizabeth Casserly, 80, widow of Michael Casserly, who died Saturday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Nellie Eisel of Akron, Ohio, and whose body will be brought here to Hafer's, this evening, will be held tomorrow at 3 p.m. from St. John's Episcopal Church. Rev. Louis B. Browne, rector, will officiate. Interment will be in Allegany Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, February 17, 1936
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 18, 2009

Services for James J. Casserly, 72, of Congo, W. Va., who died last Sunday in the Fox Nursing Home, Chester, W.Va., were conducted Wednesday in East Liverpool, Ohio. A native of Mt. Savage, he was a retired B&O Railroad employe and had been a former conductor and shop worker for that company. He is survived by a son, Erwin Casserly, this city; a daughter, Mrs. Anna Kidwell, Westernport; a brother, Albert O. Casserly, Baltimore; a sister, Mrs. Evelyn Murphy, New Cumberland, W. Va.; a half-sister, Mrs. Pleasant Armstrong, also of New Cumberland; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Cumberland Times, February 19, 1956
Posted April 2, 2013

CASSERLY, Mrs. Mary Ellen Madden
Casserly Burial At Hyndman
The body of Mrs. Mary Ellen Casserly was taken to Hyndman, Pa. this morning for interment. A short prayer service was held at the home at 11 a.m., by Rev. H. ?? Coffey, pastor of the Grace Methodist Episcopal Church South of which she was a member. Mrs. Casserly was born and raised in Hyndman, coming to Keyser 22 years ago. She is survived by her husband, James Casserly, one son, Ervin Casserly; two daughters, Mrs. Anna Kidwell and Pearl Casserly, at home; two sisters, Mrs. William Clise, Corrigansville, Md., and Mrs. Martha Smith, Green Spring, W. Va., and one brother Charles Madden, Elerslie, Md. Mrs. Casserly had been ill for the past five years.
Cumberland Evening Times, March 31, 1932
Posted April 2, 2013

CASSIDY, Mrs. Mary Lou Uhl
Mary Lou (Uhl)  Cassidy 86, of Frostburg passed away on Friday, January 31, 2014. She is the daughter of the late James Uhl and Thelma (Crosten) Uhl. She is also preceded in death by her husband Robert L Cassidy Sr., and one brother Herbert Uhl. She was a homemaker and a lifelong member of the Mount Savage United Methodist Church. Surviving are one son, Robert L Cassidy Jr., Springfield WV; one daughter, Patricia Ann Cassidy, Stafford VA; six grandchildren, Cindy Dove, Robert L Cassidy III, Jodi Blank, Laura Ann Witt, Tischa Carter, and Carrie Greco; thirteen great grandchildren, Erica, Jacob, Cody, Tori, Eli, Zachary, Cassidy, Wyatt, Guy, Mary, Tommy, Cash and Luke; one sister, Glendora Deffenbaugh, Morantown, and a cousins who was regarded as a son Mitchell Hice, of Akron Ohio.
Friday, January 31, 2014; Durst Funeral Home
NB: I found her husband Robert buried in Rocky Gap---Marion
(Courtesy of Marion Chappell)
Posted February 7, 2014

CASTEEL, Edward C.

Edward C. Casteel, 60, of Terra Alta died Sunday in the Dunnington Hotel. Born Sept. 13, 1889, in Oakland, Md., he was the son of the late Edward N. and Mary Savage Casteel. His wife, Olive Huffman Casteel, preceded him in death. He was a member of the Methodist Church and was a retired B. & O. Railroad carman. Surviving are two sons, Lloyd and Darral, both of Fairmont; one daughter, Mrs. Lorain Miller of Fairmont; one sister, Mrs. E. J. Peak of Clarksburg; two brothers, Stanley of Terra Alta and Sherman of Fairmont; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Source: The Dominon News; Morgantown, WV; Feb. 11, 1958.
(Courtesy of Wendy Mammoliti)
Posted September 6, 2010


SEFFNER, Fla. - James E. "Jim" Casteel, 49, of 331 Hollow Tree Drive, Seffner, and formerly of Rawlings, Md., died  Saturday, April 22, 2000, at Brandon Regional Hospital, Brandon.  Born July 11, 1950, in Keyser, W.Va., he was the son of Donald F. Casteel, of Rawlings, and the late Harriet (Callis) Casteel. Jim was a project field engineer supervisor with URS Greiner Engineering, and a scouting coordinator for Boy Scout Troop #797, Seffner, and Methodist by faith. In addition to his father, he is survived by his wife, Jane E. (Everline) Casteel, of Seffner; two sons, Matthew Robert Casteel  and Andrew James Casteel, both of Seffner; and three brothers, Francis Casteel, of McCoole, Md., Lynn Casteel, of  Rawlings, and William "Bill" Casteel, of St. Petersburg, Fla. The family will receive friends at the Boal Funeral Home, Westernport, Md., on Friday, April 28 from 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home on Saturday, April 29 at 11 a.m. with the Rev. John Footen and  Father James Hannon officiating.  Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Park, Cumberland. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Jesuit High School Scholarship Fund, 4701 N. Himes Ave., Tampa, FL  33614.
Cumberland Times-News; abt Saturday, April 22, 2000
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 2, 2013


CASTEEL, Jesse Oscar

Jesse Oscar Casteel, 91, of Aurora, died Saturday, June 5,1993, at Garrett County Memorial Hospital, Oakland, MD. He was born Aug. 10, 1901, at Sang Run, MD, a son of the late William Daniel and Rosa Uphold Casteel. He was retired as a grinder for Preston Limestone. He was a former member of Mount Dale Brethren Church. Survivors include one son, William Casteel of Terra Alta; three daughters, Ruby Frantz of Terra Alta, Izetta Martin of Aurora and Bonnie Roberts of Hopemont; 28 grandchildren, three step-grandchildren, 43 great-grandchildren and six step-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Goldie Miller Casteel, on Feb. 10, 1987; one son, Nelson Casteel; two daughters, Lucy Casteel and Nadine Casteel; one brother, Ray Casteel; and one sister, Rhuie DeBerry. Friends were received at Arthur H. Wright Funeral Home in Terra Alta. A service was held Tuesday at the funeral home, with the Revs. Robert Travis and Elmer Elliott officiating. Interment followed in Oak Grove Cemetery, Terra Alta.
Preston County Journal; Kingwood, WV; June 9, 1993
(Courtesy of Mary Teets)
Posted May 23, 2010



John Alvin Casteel

CASTEEL, John Alvin

Oakland - John Alvin Casteel, 75, died yesterday at his home on Fourth Street.  He had been in ill health for some time. A native of Garrett County, he was a son of the late John W. and Rebecca (DeWitt) Casteel.  He was last emmmployed as a lumberman. Surviving are his widow, Ethel K. (Welch) Casteel; a daughter, Mrs. Darvin Reckart, Oakland, and three grandchildren.  Also surviving is a brother, Charles Casteel, Morgantown, W.Va. The body is at the Leighton Durst Funeral Home where friends will be received from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.
Services will be conducted there tomorrow at 2 p.m. and burial will be in Garrett County Memorial Gardens.
Wednesday, March 16, 1966, Cumberland News.
(Courtesy of Ruth Sprowls/transcribed by Genie Ragan)
Posted June 2, 2010

CASTEEL, Mrs. Priscilla (Ruby)

Mrs. Priscilla Casteel, 83 years old., widow of Elijah Casteel, died this morning at the home of her daughter Mrs. Thomas Hoffman of Baltimore Pike. Funeral services will be held on Sunday afternoon at Bean’s Cove, where Mrs. Casteel formerly lived for many years. Beside the daughter, Mrs. Hoffman, another daughter, Miss Emma Casteel, of Hazen, Md, and two sons, Bernard and Jesse Casteel survive.
Cumberland Evening Times; April 29, 1927
(Courtesy of Priscilla Engeman
Posted April 30, 2014

Name: Wayne Martin Casteel, 71, of Confluence, PA

Parents: George and Nellie (Sisler) Casteel

DOB: February 19, 1933, in Preston County, WV

DOD: Friday, March 12, 2004, at Garrett County Memorial Hospital, Oakland, MD

Spouse: Maxine (Lish) Casteel, who died September 29, 1999

Predeceased by: parents; wife; seven brothers and sisters

Survived by: four sons, Wayne Ronald Casteel and Jeremiah J. Casteel, Friendsville, MD; Jimmy Martin Casteel, Oakland, MD; Michael G. Casteel, Hazelton, WV; brothers, Dale Casteel, Summers, KY; Burley Casteel, Hazelton;
half-brother, Donald Guthrie, Hazelton; sister, Hazel Fike, Farmington, PA; half-sisters, Shirley Masters, Lenox, WV; Lucy Wagner, Friendsville

Burial: March 15, 2004, Parnell Cemetery

Source: Newman Funeral Homes, Garrett Co., MD and Somerset Co., PA
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 18, 2014


CASTEEL, William N.

Terra Alta, W. Va., Jan. 25 - William Nathan Casteel, 82, died Friday evening after a long illness. He was the son of the late Archibald and Sarah Friend Casteel, and had been a resident of this community 40 years.
Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Altharetta Lee Casteel; four sons, Okey Casteel of Iowa; Woodsie L. Casteel, Moody W. Casteel, and Dana B. Casteel all of Terra Alta, and one daughter, Mrs. Anna E. DeBerry, Terra Alta.
Funeral services were conducted at the Church of Good at Sand Spring, Md. this afternoon with burial in a cemetery at Sand Spring.

Source: The Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Maryland; January 25, 1944; page 12.
(Courtesy of Wendy Mammoliti)
Posted August 17, 2010


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