Francis Patrick Cassidy
Mr. Francis Patrick Cassidy, age 60, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Thursday, August 5, 2010.
Mr. Cassidy was born in Wilmington on March 2, 1950 and was a graduate of the Maryland School for the Blind in Baltimore. A gifted amateur meteorologist, he was an expert in local weather patterns and was often consulted by his family and friends for accurate forecasts. He was also an avid sports fan thoughout his life and especially enjoyed cheering for his favorite team, the Phillies.
He is survived by his brothers, Bill Rhodes (Kathleen) of Kennett Square, PA, and John Rhodes of New Castle, DE; and nephews, Marshall and Nicholas. He was preceded in death by his mother, Jane Marshall Rhodes.
Visitation will be held from 6 pm to 8 pm on Tuesday, August 10, 2010, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. A funeral service will be held at 10 am on Wednesday, August 11, 2010, at Heritage Presbyterian Church, 140 Airport Road, New Castle, DE. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Delaware Association for the Blind, 800 West Street, Wilmington, DE 19801.
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