A resident of the Hartford Home in Morrisburg, for the past 3.5 years, Doreen Casselman passed away there on Saturday, October 28, 2013. She was 83.
Doreen was born in northern New York State, on September 8, 1930, to her parents Don and Florence Shaver. She moved with her family to the Iroquois area when she was a young girl.
On May 28, 1948, Doreen married Lyle Casselman, and together they had five children Gerald, Doug, David, Donna and Gilda.
Lyle and Doreen operated a dairy farm and orchard on Rowena road for many years which is now owned by their son David.
Doreen enjoyed playing cards, shopping, visiting with people and spending time with her family.
Doreen is survived by her children David (Diane) of RR1 Iroquois, Doug (Mary) of Williamsburg, Gerald (Marlene) of RR1 Iroquois, Donna (Lyall) Cutler of Cardinal and the late Gilda Shay (Murray) of RR1 Iroquois.
Doreen will be sadly missed by nine grandchildren and two great-granddaughters. She was predeceased by her husband Lyle. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Friends called at the Marsden McLaughlin Funeral Home Iroquois, on Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p,m. Funeral service was held at the funeral home on Wednesday, October 30th, at 11 a.m., with Rev. Dan Hayward officiating.
Interment followed at Spruce Haven Cemetery, Brinston. Pallbearers were Tyler Casselman, Matthew Casselman, Darryl Casselman, Darryl Britton, Peter Pepers and Gordon Empey.
Donations to the Diabetes Association or the Kidney Foundation would be gratefully acknowledged by the family. Online condolences may be made at marsdenmclaughlin.com.