Obituary of Roy Joseph Cassin
Cassin, Roy Joseph
Roy Cassin, born June 8, 1938 to Raymond and Mary Cassin of Corunna, Ontario died suddenly at home in London, Ontario on June 27, 2019. Roy was predeceased by his parents Raymond and Mary, brothers Frank (Florence) Cassin, Herman (Doreen) Cassin, nephew Tim (Kathy) Cassin and sisters-in-law Valerie (James) Cassin and Mary Jane (James) Cassin. He is survived by his sister Suzanne (Richard) Rysak, brothers James, Dr. Stanley (Barbara), Larry (Mary), Brian (Mary Jane), and Bill (Donna) Cassin as well as sisters-in-law Doreen and Florence Cassin. Surviving also are nieces and nephews, Jim Jr. (Cheryl) Cassin, Stephen Cassin, Dr. Paula (Curt) Cassin, Anne Marie Cassin, Siobhan (Emils) Skulte, Philip Cassin, Michael (Dr. Tanya) Cassin, Leanne (Pat) Lepore, Terry Conway, Patti-Joan (Darrell) Cannon, Jeff (Ivonne) Cassin, Dr. Stephanie (Dave) Cassin, John Cassin, Tina (Larry) Mauch, Tanya (James) Cassin, Melissa (Dean) Cassin Stanton, Pat (Paula) Cassin, Karin (David) Wobick and Mark Rysak. Roy is also survived by many great nieces and nephews. Roy grew up in Corunna, Ontario and graduated from St. Patrick's Catholic High School in Sarnia. While in school he became an employee of the Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company and during his long and successful career he managed A&P stores in Windsor, Sarnia and London, Ontario. Roy was a loving son, caring brother and a very proud uncle who enjoyed participating in the family life and celebrations of his eight siblings and their families. He had a remarkable memory, was a good communicator and was appreciated for his ability to share the news, keeping his large family well informed and connected. He loved to travel both to attend family events and to take vacations as he enjoyed exploring interesting destinations and experiencing new cultures. Roy attended St. John the Divine Roman Catholic Church in London where he was known as a volunteer and where he benefitted from the support of the church community. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. John the Divine Church, 390 Base Line Road West, London, Ontario on Monday, July 8th at 11 o'clock with visitation one hour prior to the service. Interment will take place at St. Joseph's Catholic Church Cemetery, 346 Beresford Street, Corunna, Ontario at a later date. In lieu of flowers, Roy's family would suggest a donation in his memory to one of his preferred charities; St. John the Divine Church, The Canadian Red Cross, The London Health Science Foundation or The Sarnia Community Foundation Cassin Fund.