Born: May 11, 1932
Died: February 05, 2014
Roxbury Township: Thomas Edward Casey passed away after a short illness, surrounded by his family on February 5, 2014 at St. Clare’s Hospital/Denville. He was 81 years of age.
Thomas was born in Wharton and was a longtime resident of the Lower Berkshire Valley section of Roxbury Twp.
He was a Korean War US Marine Veteran and fought in the Battle of Chosin Reservoir.
Mr. Casey worked at Picatinny Arsenal in the machine shop for many years and worked at Westinghouse Elevator of Randolph from 1957 to his retirement in 1986. After retirement, he worked in security at the International Trade Center in Budd Lake for several years.
He was a lifetime member of the Kenvil VFW Post 2833 and also a member of the Lower Berkshire Valley United Methodist Church.
Mr. Casey enjoyed the outdoors to include hunting, fishing, trapping and gardening.
Pre-deceased by his wife Christine M. (nee Richardson) in July of 2010.
Survived by his four children:
Wendy Casey of Lower Berkshire Valley.
Mary Lou Schultz, Thomas Casey and Kevin Casey all of Oregon.
Sister: Alice Casey of Ledgewood.
Brother: Robert Casey of Bartonsville, PA.
Also survived by five grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
A visitation will be held 12 Noon to 3:30pm on Sunday, February 9, 2014 at the Bermingham Funeral Home, 216 S. Main St., Wharton. A funeral service will follow the visitation at 3:30pm, also at the funeral home. The cremation will be private.