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William H. Cass, Sr.

William H. Cass, Sr., 65, of Pitcher, NY, passed away on Monday, August 10, 2009, at his home.

Bill was born in the Town of Taylor on March 4, 1944, a son of the late Howard and Bessie Gates Cass. A lifelong resident of the area, he attended the Pitcher Federated Church. For several years, he operated a dairy farm in Pitcher and was also a self-employed welder for many years.

He is survived by his children, William Cass, Jr. of Taylor, Timothy (Kristine) Cass of Pitcher, and Tina (Donald II) Knickerbocker of Cincinnatus. He also leaves behind his grandchildren, Justin, Amber, Alicia, Melanie, Rachel, Miranda, and Madison; and his sisters, Barbara Brown of Pitcher and Eleanor (Lloyal) Burrows of Genoa.

In keeping with his wishes, there will be no prior calling hours or funeral service. A graveside ceremony will be held on Friday, August 14, 2009, at 10:00 a.m. at the Pitcher Cemetery with Fred M.S. Downs officiating. Expressions of sympathy in memory of Bill may be directed to the Pitcher Federated Church, c/o LeRoy Closson, Cheningo-Solon Pond Rd., Cincinnatus, NY 13040.


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Sorry about your dad. He was a great man. My parents always spoke kindly of him. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Donna Raymond

Donna Raymond Aug 7 2012 12:00 AM

Rest in Peace Bill, you will be sadly missed and never forgotten, our prayers are with you and your family.

Jody and Becky Fitzgerald Aug 7 2012 12:00 AM

billy tina and tim i am so sorry to hear about your dad for many yrs i have thought of you as family and will miss your dad and think fondly of him always gary

gary preston Aug 7 2012 12:00 AM

Billy, Tim & Tina -
I am so sorry to hear the news of your Dad. My thoughts are with you all at this time.
Hugs -
Claudia

Claudia Peaslee Natale Aug 7 2012 12:00 AM

Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.

With deepest sympathy,

Zach & Connie Smith

Zach & Connie Smith Aug 7 2012 12:00 AM

Bill Sr. was and still is a great man. With a big heart and a hearty laugh. He was a good friend.I respected bill as if he were my own dad.I will think of bill very often.Sorry for the great loss. AKA jells

Daniel C. Plumadore jr . Aug 7 2012 12:00 AM

My thoughts and prayers are with the Cass family. I hadnt sen Bill in years but he always had a smile when I saw him..
My deepest sympathy
Kelly

Kelly Smith Goff Aug 7 2012 12:00 AM

To Bill's family:
I am sorry to hear that you have lost Bill.
I remember Bill best as a cute little boy, with two cute sisters Barbie and Ellie. And I remember his Mom, when he was in trouble, calling him, "William Howard Rufus Cass!" (Rufus being his Dad, Howard's middle name, she put all those names together, and it had a nice ring.)
I'm sure you all have your own good memories - may they sustain you in your loss.
Evie

Evie (Gilbert) Seils Aug 7 2012 12:00 AM

I am so sorry about your Dad Billy and Tim Know I am thinking of you both.

Emma Keator Scott Aug 7 2012 12:00 AM