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“I was so sorry to hear of your father's passing. He and your Mom were friends of my parents (Herb and Jacqui Bauer) and I remember their wonderful...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Lynne Fraser - Sneads Ferry, NC

“Dear Rosemary, Tommy, Geoff and Neil,We were so sorry to hear of Dad's passing. He was such a wonderful man and we were blessed to have known he...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Judy and Bob Hardiman - Hingham, MA

“Dear Rosemary, Tommy, Geoff and Neil,So sorry to hear of Dad's passing. He was such a wonderful man and we have so many happy memories of our times...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Judy and Bob Hardiman - Hingham, MA

“So sorry to hear of the passing of your dad. We know how much he was loved and how much he will be missed. Thoughts and prayers to your family from...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Patricia Sabetti Oliff - Waltham, MA

“Hi Tom, Thank you for being such a great and welcoming neighbor. May God give you the strength to overcome this difficult time.Love, Ahsan and Elena ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Elena Koumna - Waltham, MA

“I have fond memories of Thomas, especially his humor and kindness. He will be missed. xoxo ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: ellen kelly - redding ridge, CT

“Tom was always a gentleman with a funny sense of humor. I will miss him. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Mary Chiasson - Newton, MA

Ever the gentleman Tom Casey will be remembered for his loving acts of kindness, intellect and his ever ready sense of humor. His family is certain that he has been reunited with his wife, Mary and extended family and friends in heaven where they are gathered around the piano sharing wonderful songs, stories and each others company. Tom died on March 15, 2019 in Newbridge on the Charles in Dedham. He was 87.

Thomas M. Casey was born March 23, 1931 in Waltham a son of the late Robert Andrew and Mary Elizabeth (Deehan) Casey. A graduate of Saint Mary's High School with the class of 1948 he then earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Boston College and a Masters degree from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. He married Mary Louise O'Donnell in Saint Mary's Church on December 29, 1956 and they were married until her death on July 27, 1983.

After several years working in the family business Tom left to begin a successful career in hospital administration at University Hospital in Boston and later at Saint Elizabeth's Hospital in Brighton. Retirement then afforded him the opportunity to keep busy and working at Gore Place in Waltham and the Harvard Museum in Cambridge.

His fondness for travel took him throughout the country and abroad where he took great joy in visiting his much loved Ireland and Bermuda. The New York Times crossword puzzle was a daily ritual.

In addition to his wife, Mary he is predeceased by his brothers, Robert M. Casey and John B. Casey.

He leaves his children, Rosemary J. LaRosa (Michael) of Walpole, Thomas M. Casey Jr. of Waltham, Geoffery Casey (Holly) of Norfolk and Neil A. Casey of Waltham; his grandchildren, Joseph and Ryan LaRosa of Denver, Colorado and Emily, Patrick, Gregory and Reid Casey, all of Norfolk; his brothers, Donald B. Casey of Dedham, Joseph F. Casey (Beatrice) of Scituate and the late Robert M. Casey and John B. Casey; also survived by nieces & nephews.

Family and friends will honor and remember Tom's life by gathering for calling hours in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham on Tuesday, March 19th from 4 to 8 p.m. and again at 9 a.m. on Wednesday morning before leaving in procession to Saint Mary's Church, 133 School Street, Waltham where his Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Waltham.

In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made in memory to Hebrew SeniorLife, Development Department, 1200 Centre Street, Boston MA 02131 ( or Alzheimer's Association of Waltham, Massachusetts, 309 Waverley Oaks Rd, Waltham, MA 02452

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