Mary Hennessy Casey, 90, of Bristol, widow of Charles E. Casey, passed away peacefully on October 30, 2019 at the Pines of Bristol. Born on March 17, 1929 in Bristol, CT, she was a daughter of the late John and Isabelle (Jennings) Hennessy. Mary graduated Bristol High School in 1947. She was a real estate agent in Bristol for 38 years. She was named in the Who’s Who in Real Estate and also won the prestigious P.L.U.S. award in Bristol. Mary was an active member of St. Joseph Church as well as a member of the Ladies Guild at St. Joseph’s. She was a former member of the Bristol Rotary Club, the Central CT Chamber of Commerce, and the Bristol Historical Society. Even though Mary worked as a realtor for most of her life, family was always the most important to her. Throughout Mary’s life, she was a true lady. Mary is survived by four children Raymond Casey and his wife JoAnn of Meriden, Kathleen Brooks of Wallingford, Diane Calder and her partner Tim Davis of Plainville, and John Casey and his wife Jennifer of Winter Garden, FL; one sister Agnes Hennessy of Bristol; seven grandchildren Keith Casey and his wife Hannah, Alexander Casey, Nicholas Casey, Robert Calder, Hailey Calder, Eric Kratzert and his wife Cindy, and Kevin Kratzert and his fiancee Miranda; two great grandchildren Gianna and Jace Kratzert and several nieces and nephews. Mary was predeceased by her brothers Thomas, John, and James Hennessy, her sister Isabelle Johnson, three nephews Peter J. Johnson, John and James Hennessy, and her son-in-law Steven Brooks. A funeral mass will be held Wednesday, Nov. 6, at 11am at St. Joseph Church, Queen St., Bristol. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery. There are no calling hours, however, the family will be receiving guests at the church starting at 10:30am. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800, Miami, FL 33131 or by visiting www.parkinson.org/donate.
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