Mary Elizabeth Cassidy

Mary Elizabeth Cassidy, 95, nee Homes, of Fredericksburg, died Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018.

Graveside services were held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 31, at the Garden of Memories Cemetery in Kerrville with the Rev. Ann Hoch officiating.

Arrangements were under the direction of Fredericksburg Funeral Home.

Mrs. Cassidy was born April 25, 1923, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Joel J. Homes and Helen Homes. She married James T. Cassidy in 1978. He preceded her in death.

A 1945 graduate of Abington Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in Abington, Pennsylvania, Mrs. Cassidy worked for several years in the Panama Canal Zone shortly after graduating from nursing school.

She moved to Texas and worked for many years as a registered nurse at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Kerrville.

A member of Memorial Presbyterian Church, she sang in the choir and was the choir secretary while she was able.

For a number of years, Mrs. Cassidy was a nurse volunteer at The Good Samaritan Center and was awarded the Volunteer of the Year award.

Survivors include a cousin, Eleanor Kline, and a niece, Martha Miller, both of Katy.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Cassidy was preceded in death by her parents.

Memorials may be made to Memorial Presbyterian Church, The Good Samaritan Center or the charity of choice.


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