Lila Casey, Glace Bay

Obituary of Lila Casey, Glace Bay

Lila Catherine Casey, age 80, of Glace Bay passed away peacefully on March 10, 2021 after a brief illness. Born in Glace Bay on May 19th, 1940, Lila was the daughter of the late William and Catherine (MacKenzie) Ludlow. Lila was a friend, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She devoted her time to raising her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed socializing and dancing on Thursday and Saturday nights. Lila is survived by her children, Cathy (Wally) Locke, Lorne (Bridey Bigcharles) Casey, Gwen Casey (Joe McNeil), Arlene (Carl) MacKenzie, grandchildren, Blair, Catie, Casey, Emilie, Dylan; great grandmother to Lyla and Kayden; nieces and nephews; friend and sister-in-law, Marguerite Sprague; furry friends Lucky and Chanel. Besides her parents, Lila was predeceased by her husband, Alfred Casey, brothers, William “Chip” (Jean), Bobby, John “Heck” and Roy. In honoring Lila’s wishes, cremation has taken place under the direction of V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Glace Bay. A celebration of Lila’s life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Diabetic Society. Online expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at:
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