Obituary of Robert E. Casey
Robert (“Bob”) E. Casey left this earth on Saturday, December 3rd, 2022 to be reunited
with his loving spouse, Carol (nee Carlin), who predeceased him 16 years ago. He is survived by
his two beloved sons, Brian (Saskya) Casey and Kevin (Leah) Casey; two cherished grandchildren,
Anelyse and Sabina Casey; his dear sister Lorraine Griffen (Fred); his sister-in-law Fran Don) Carlin;
brother-in- law Martin (Mary) Carlin; also survived many other loving nieces, nephews, grand nieces and
nephews, and extended family members.
Bob was born and grew up in Rochester, NY and attended East High School. He proudly
served in the US Army as a tanker stationed at Fort Knox. After active duty, he served in the
National Guard for six years, Bob received his Bachelor’s degree in business at Canisius College in 1965.
Early in their marriage, Bob and his wife Carol were trend-setters as they renovated a
historic home on Irving Place in the Allentown area of Buffalo in the 1960’s. Then in 1975, they
relocated to Schoolview Road in Eden where he fully lived out the rest of his life.
Bob always enjoyed keeping his family together and enjoying vacations, particularly an
annual two-week vacation in Chalk River, Ontario, with his Canadian relatives, as well as
numerous camping and fishing trips all over the Adirondacks and in New Jersey.
Bob had a long career as a business teacher, both in the Buffalo Public School System
and at Lakeshore High School in Angola influencing many young lives and making life-long
friends. He retired in 1996 after more than 20 years of service. He stayed close to his teacher
friends through monthly breakfast gatherings and summer backyard picnics.
In retirement, Bob kept busy with hobbies of fishing, carpentry, target shooting, tending
to his backyard fruit trees, home projects, and vehicle maintenance, including care of his
precious 1977 Ford F-150. And of course, he was a pro at shoveling snow.
Bob loved animals and was seen daily around Eden walking his various dogs, ranging
from Labradors and Basset hounds to Chihuahuas. While Bob supported many charities, his
favorite was Unbound which provides support for children and families in developing countries.
Bob was a patriot with a deep and abiding love of country as well as a devoted Catholic.
He was a dedicated parishioner of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Eden for almost
No viewing is scheduled pursuant to his instruction and a memorial mass will be held at the convenience
of the family, date and time to be announced. In lieu of flowers, please consider a beginning a
sponsorship or making a charitable donation at unbound.org.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Donald M. Demmerley
Funeral Home, 21 Pierce Ave. Hamburg, NY. Please share condolences at