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Joseph M. Caissey

December 15, 1955 ~ January 8, 2019 (age 63)
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LEOMINSTER----Joseph M. “Mr. Leominster” Caissey, 63 years old, passed away peacefully Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at BayState Medical Center in Springfield, after a brief illness. He is survived by his sisters Kathryn Fucile and her husband Joseph of Methuen and Deborah Komberg of Henderson, NV; brother-in-law Donald M. Creed of Leominster; nieces Melissa Lawrence, Stefanie Mathon, Kelly Creed, Katelyn Creed; nephews Michael Powers, Steven Powers and Daniel Creed; great niece Shaylee Savoie; and great nephews Tyler Detmer and Ryan Bealand. He was predeceased by sister Cynthia Creed in 1999.

Joe was born in Leominster on December 15, 1955, son of the late Raymond C. and Lillian (Bastine) Caissey and had lived in Leominster until moving to Gardner three years ago. He attended St. Cecilia’s Grammar School and was a 1974 graduate of Leominster High School. He served as Class Marshal for his class at graduation. Joe loved his Leominster Blue Devils, serving as team manager and cheering them on his entire life. Many generations of Leominster athletes will remember Joe. He was also well known in the downtown area, completing many food runs and errands for local businesses and being a friend to all. Joe was a parishioner at St. Leo’s Church, where he was a collector for many years. He was a former member of the St. Jean’s Club and the Tankard softball team.

Joe’s family would like to thank Donna Baker and the Clark Street Staff for helping Joe enjoy his time with them, these last 3 years.

A funeral mass will be held on Saturday, January 19th from the Silas F. Richardson & Son Funeral Home, 106 West Street, Leominster with a mass at 12 noon in St. Leo’s Church, 128 Main Street, Leominster. Burial will be at a later date. Calling hours will be on Saturday, January 19th from 9:30 - 11:30 am in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers a GoFundMe account has been established for Joe, to help raise money to have a memorial bench placed at Doyle Field.

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