Donna Casey

Donna Casey, 72, of Somerville died on August 27, 2015 surrounded by her loved ones. She was the loving wife of the late John Casey who died in 1977; dear mother of Sharon Cosgro of Lowell, John Casey of Malden, David Casey of Somerville, and the late Catherine Casey of AZ; cherished grandmother of Kristin and CJ Casey, Edward and Jaime Demeral, and Melissa Abreu and the late Brian Arthur Cosgro; great-grandmother of Brianna, Lili and Leah; sister of Ellie Morley of ID, Barbara McPherson of Cambridge, the late Carmen McNeill, Patsy Moakley of Cambridge, Susan Shea of Somerville, Agnes Doucette of Weymouth, Theresa Michelson of Randolph, Ruthie Carreiro of Cambridge and William Doucette of Boston. Donna worked as the food pantry manager and receptionist for the Cambridge Economic Opportunity Committee. She loved the outdoors and camping. A service will be held Tuesday, September 8 at 12pm at Boston Cremation, 287 Main St. Malden. Friends may visit from 11am until the time of the service. To leave a message of condolence or share a memory, please click below.


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  1. John Casey on September 1, 2015 at 3:28 pm

    Mother You Are Missed Greatly. I will forever cherish your love and guidance. you were not only my mom you were my best friend !!
    although my heart breaks to not have you here to call everyday you gave me all that I needed to live a happy life, you taught me that family means everything and showed through example how to think of others before yourself to always hold my head up high and your love carried me through many dark times, thank you for always believing in me and seeing in me what I could not for myself. All that is good within me was derived from you. rest now embraced in the arms of loved ones passed and till we meet again I will always do my best to live up to the shining example that you set forth. I Love You Now And Always Mom !!!!

  2. Maureen Alves on September 1, 2015 at 3:42 pm

    Donna was a wonderful person I loved going over to her home in Somerville to hang out and chat. I loved her laugh and her attitude. She got me hooked on the Star and all oft hose silly gossip newspapers lol. She will be missed and I will always remember her with love. My deepest sympathy to all of the family.

  3. Patricia Brown on September 1, 2015 at 5:40 pm

    Donna you were like a mom to me growing up. I will always cherish the times we’ve had together. Your great words of wisdom throughout the years will always stay with me in my heart and soul. Say hello to Uncle John..Nana… Grampa…Carmen..Cathy and Brian for me. You will be missed “PRETTY DONNA” my beloved and favorite aunt. RIP with the angels above. XOXO

  4. Susan Moran on September 3, 2015 at 12:05 am

    Donna when I think of you I smile, I laugh and I feel gratitude. You and I instantly connected although most were unsure if we would. You and your family opened your hearts to both myself and my son. I know we are truly blessed to have known you and to have been loved by you. Your “Gentle Giant” said ” She was one hell of a women”. Thank you Donna.
    To the Casey family we thank you as well. Our hearts, condolences and remembrance of ONE HELL OF A WOMEN go out to you all. You’re in our thoughts and prayers.

  5. Tammy Perez on September 8, 2015 at 12:08 am

    Auntie Donna ,
    My heart is heavy with your passing. You have always stood by my Mother as a wonderful sister and a great Auntie to me and my brothers and sister. You will missed very much but we will never forget you and your funny sense of humor ” Pretty Donna ”
    RIP love your niece Tammy

  6. George McKim on September 8, 2015 at 8:48 pm

    John, I am very sorry for the loss of your Mother.She was a great women and she will be missed by many.I want to send my apology for not being able to make her service today not by choice, could not get time off from work.You and yours will be in my thoughts and prayers.

  7. Melissa - on September 12, 2020 at 12:53 pm

    Nana. Not a day has gone by where I Don’t Miss am Think about you . When my head goes in to a Very Dark place . I ask myself. If nana was here what would she tell me . Deep down inside I know that my nana would be very disappointed with me if I did Anything bad to hurt myself . Especially after I Promised her b4 she passed that I would be ok and I would live a happy life . I’m trying everyday to be the woman she raised me to be . It’s just So hard without her. She called me her Angle I have no idea why she would think of me like that if I was her angle then I could have saved her . Truth is . She has been my angle all these years and she still is protecting and watching me . I do believe that or I would not be here today . Nana We will see each other again I hope where ever you are you will be Proud and waiting for me when my time comes .. I LOVE YOU SO MUCH !!!

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