Bertha A. “Betty” Casey, 84, of Hopkinton, passed away on Aug. 12 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late William J. Casey.
Born in Lawrence, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Bertha (Walsh) Sheehan. She was raised and educated in Lawrence and North Andover and was a graduate of Lowell University.
Betty was an elementary school teacher for over 20 years in Hopkinton.
She was a communicant of St. Luke the Evangelist Church in Westborough and a former communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church in Hopkinton where she taught CCD and was an active volunteer within the parish. She also was a former Girl Scout and Cub Scout leader, volunteered for The Mustard Seed and was a lifelong volunteer.
She is survived by her four children, Mary M. Casey and her husband, Mark Caplan, of Westborough; Michael W. Casey and his wife, Cynthia, of Canton; Martha J. Casey of Hopkinton; and James D. Casey and his wife, Julie VonderHaar, of Charlotte, North Carolina; two brothers, Edward Sheehan and James Sheehan; one sister, Mary Duffy; and eight grandchildren.
Her funeral Mass was celebrated Aug. 19 in St. Luke the Evangelist Church in Westborough. Burial followed in Evergreen Cemetery, Hopkinton.
Services were under the care of the Pickering and Son Westborough Funeral Home (westboroughfuneralhome.com).
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 450 Brookline Ave., Boston, MA 02215 or at www.dana-farber.org.