Obituary for Donald James Cassidy
BRUNSWICK – Donald James Cassidy, 76, died peacefully, Sunday, April 16, 2017, at Maine Medical Center in Portland, with his entire family at his side.
Born in Rockland, June 7, 1940, he was the son of Albert L. and Florence W. Ames Cassidy. He attended local schools.
On January 29, 1960, he married his high school sweetheart, Lorraine Robinson in Rockland.
For 30 years, he worked as a route salesman with J.J. Nissan’s Baking. He was transferred to Bath in 1972, where he and his wife raised their four children. He retired in 1999.
After a few years of traveling, he worked 12 years at Cahill Tire Service in Bath. He loved working at Cahills where he made many friends and enjoyed talking with the customers.
Donald loved camping with his wife, as well as hunting and fishing.
Other than his parents, Donald was pre-deceased by three brothers, LeRoy, John and Richard. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Lorraine of Brunswick; four children, Tina M. Black and her husband Eric of Woolwich, Kelly L. Kingsbury and her husband Lewis of Pittston, Scott J. Cassidy of Bath, Steven J. Cassidy and his wife Tracy of Brunswick; a sister Delores ‘Dolly’ McLain and her husband George of Thomaston; two grandchildren, Garrett Cassidy, Jessica Ibrahim; five great-grandchildren, Evan Jensen, Hakeem Ibrahim, Lexie Cassidy, Reed Reno and Libbi Wallace as well as several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 am, Wednesday, June 7, 2017, at Seaview Cemetery, Waldo Avenue, Rockland. The Rev. Wayne Sawyer will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Maine Homeless Veterans Alliance, P.O. Box 1895, Portland, ME 04104. Arrangements are in the care of Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home, 110 Limerock Street, Rockland.