A lifetime resident of the area, Eugene Casselman of R.R.# 1 Chesterville, passed away at the Carefor Hospice in Cornwall, on Friday, November 18, 2011. He was 56.
Eugene was born in Winchester, on October 28, 1955, to his parents Claude and Frances Casselman (nee Richmire).
On July 23, 1977, he married Dianne Hutt and together they had one son Cory.
During his lifetime Eugene worked at several locations including Kingston Dunbrick and Brown’s Foundry. He also worked as a construction labourer and auto body repairman.
Eugene loved to party with his family and friends. He also enjoyed working on cars and playing cards, especially euchre.
Eugene is survived by his wife Dianne Casselman, his son Cory (Melanie) Casselman of Ottawa and his mother Frances Casselman of Morrisburg.
He will be lovingly remembered by is siblings Cheryl Casselman of Morrisburg, Velma Plumadore (Roger Papineau) of Mariatown, Walter (Theresa) Casselman of Morrisburg, Graham (Bonnie) Casselman of Morrisburg, Valerie (Roger) Meunier of Kemptville, Joyce Casselman of Morrisburg and Ronnie Richmire of Morrisburg. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Eugene was predeceased by his father Claude.
Friends called at the Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home, Williamsburg, on Tuesday, November 22nd, from 9 a.m. until time of service. Funeral service was held at the funeral home on Tuesday at 11 a.m., with Rev. Wendy Wright-MacKenzie officiating.
Interment of cremated remains followed at New Union Cemetery, Williamsburg. Pallbearers were his sisters Cheryl Casselman, Velma Plumadore, Valerie Meunier and Joyce Casselman.
Donations to Carefor Hospice would be appreciated by the family.