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April 26, 2017 Current Issue Home
Louis Joseph Caso

Louis Joseph Caso, 86, passed away peacefully, though unexpectedly, after a brief illness on Thursday, April 13, 2017.  Lou was born in Susquehanna PA, a son of Dominic and Frances Baretta Caso.  In addition to his parents, Lou is predeceased by his brother, John Caso and daughter-in-law, Tricia Caso.

Lou is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Elaine Whitehead Caso; sons and daughters-in-law, Dennis Caso of Ithaca, NY; Steven G. and Pansy Caso of Rochester, NY with their sons, Gerrard, James and Richard, Michael D. and Molly Caso of North Yarmouth, ME with their children, Nathan and Georgia, David S. Caso of Delmar, NY with his sons, Samuel and Benjamin; sister, Dorothy Caso of Binghamton, NY; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Carlton and Helen Whitehead of New Milford, PA, Emerson and Eva Whitehead of Susquehanna, PA, Joel and Agnes Whitehead of Jackson, PA, Carol Timlin of Philadelphia, PA; several nieces and nephews.

Lou was a US Army veteran and served in Germany.  He was a welder at Westinghouse in Horseheads, NY before going to work as a millwright at Corning Inc. until he retired.  Lou was a member of SPEBQSA (a male barbershop society) and a member of Mark Twain and Arrowhead Choruses.  He enjoyed attending Barbershop conventions and competitions.

Lou was a talented musician who played the saxophone and clarinet, enjoying many genres of music.  He enjoyed flying remote airplanes and years ago Lou belonged to the Flying Sparks.   Lou loved the outdoors, enjoyed camping with his family, and was a Cub Scout leader, in earlier years.  During the 1980’s Lou was very involved with the unemployment council in the Elmira area.

He was also a member of the Friends of Mount Saviour Monastery.

The service closed with military honors.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Tuesday, April 18 at Mount Saviour Monastery.

Arrangements by McInerny Funeral Home, 502 W. Water St., Elmira, NY.

Those wishing may remember Lou with a donation to Meals on Wheels, 409 William Street, Elmira, NY 14901.

Robin E. Williams

Robin E. Williams, 60, of Thompson, PA, passed away on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart in Dunmore, PA after an illness.

Robin was born in Binghamton, NY, to Winfield and Rosemary (Whitney) Broad.  She graduated from Blue Ridge High School where she enjoyed being a majorette.  On January 18, 1975, Robin married Robert Williams in Lakeside, PA.  They shared 42 wonderful years together.

Robin worked at the Barnes Kasson Hospital for 13 years as a Nurse’s Aide in the ER and Maternity Ward.  After working at the hospital, Robin worked for 25 years at Fred’s Market in Susquehanna, PA, where she worked as the store clerk and assisted with daily operations of the business. 

Robin was predeceased by her parents, Winfield, Rosemary (Whitney), Margaret (Flynn) Broad and sister, Barbara Boland.  She is survived by her loving husband, Robert Williams; two daughters and their spouses, Jennifer and Corey Starzman and Brandy and Gary Potter; five grandchildren, Brooke Pope, Nicola Potter, Chase Starzman, Emme Starzman, and Riley Potter; two brothers and their spouses, Robert and Karen Broad, Jeffrey and Marty Broad; a brother-in-law, Young Kim; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.

A Memorial Service was held on Sunday, April 23 at Hennessey’s Funeral Home, 747 Jackson Ave., Susquehanna, PA, with Pastor Fred Johnson officiating.

The family wishes to acknowledge with deep appreciation the many expressions of love, concern and kindness shown to them during this time of bereavement. A special thanks to the staff at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart for the excellent care.

Memorial contributions may be made in Robin’s name to the Hospice of the Sacred Heart, 100 William Street, Dunmore, PA 18512.

Arrangements by Hennessey’s Funeral Home, 747 Jackson Ave., Susquehanna, PA.

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