Henry D. Casper, Jr.

Henry D. Casper, Jr., 77 of Olney Street, Seekonk passed away August 5,2020 at Philip Hulitar Hospice Center surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Susan M.(Wagner) Casper. They were in their 53rd year of marriage.

He was the middle son of the late Henry D. Casper and Margaret (Bigos) Casper. He is survived by his eldest brother Daniel Casper of Illinois and younger brother Michael Casper of Fall River.

He was the proud and giving father of Gregory Casper (Sgt. SPD) and his wife Christine and Andrea E. Penacho of Seekonk. He will be deeply missed by his four granddaughters Jocelynne, Brianna, Justine and Olivia.

Born July 30, 1943, in Fall River, Henry was raised in Fall River. He was a proud graduate of Durfee High School and attended The Swain School of Design, graduating with a Bachelors Degree in Graphic Design. He worked for Kenny Mfg. Co and Stanley Bostitch for many years before becoming the owner & operator of H.D. Casper Marketing and Design. After retiring, he worked for Tasca Automotive and other dealerships transporting cars along the Eastern coast. He was an avid classic and muscle car enthusiast and was a long time collector of model cars. Above all else, his family was everything. His greatest enjoyment was spending time with his granddaughters and family dogs.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday August 10,2020 at 10:00 AM in Our  Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Taunton Avenue, Seekonk. Burial will be private. Calling hours will be held Sunday August 9,2020 from 4-7PM in the Perry-McStay Funeral Home, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence. The guidelines set forth by the Rhode Island Department of Health will be observed. Face coverings are required and only fifteen people will be allowed in the building at a time.  In lieu of flowers  donations can kindly be made to Hope Hospice & Palliative Care, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904.

 


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13 entries.
Goretti M Pacheco from East Providence wrote on August 17, 2020 at 7:57 am:
I am so sorry to learn of Mr. Casper's passing. My deepest condolences to his family and may he rest in peace.
Heather Wilson from Swansea, MA wrote on August 13, 2020 at 6:01 pm:
Shocked and dismayed to find out that our long-time storage customer is gone. We've had some great conversations about the world in general, and downtown Fall River in our youth in particular. Always a pleasure to see him. He will be missed. So sorry for his family's loss. You meant so much to him.
Robert A Federico CPA from Seekonk, MA wrote on August 12, 2020 at 11:06 am:
Hank, I was saddened to learn the other day that you had left us. My thoughts and prayers are with you and I know some day we'll meet again and talk muscle cars. To Sue, Greg, and Andrea I offer to you my deepest condolences. As he was your husband and father, he was my friend and I will miss him.
Jeffrey Miller from Attleboro wrote on August 11, 2020 at 9:34 am:
Hank was my first boss at Bostitich. I admired him and learned so much from him. I considered him a mentor and friend. I will always remember his kindness, laugh and his smile - it was contagious. Condolences to his family and friends. He shall be missed. Jeff
Sonya Cruz from FL wrote on August 10, 2020 at 10:12 pm:
Greg, My sincere condolences to you and your entire family for your loss. May God watch over all of you at this time.
Joseph & Ashley Tougas from Seekonk MA wrote on August 10, 2020 at 2:56 pm:
Sorry for your whole families loss. We had the pleasure of working with Hank doing inventory and he will surely be missed.
George Sarkis from East Providence wrote on August 9, 2020 at 6:24 pm:
So sorry for your loss, Hank was such a classy and friendly guy, gonna miss his conversations about muscle cars! RIP Hank
Bob Pickett from Seekonk wrote on August 9, 2020 at 3:35 pm:
RIP Hank.
Susan and Silvino Aguiar from Seekonk wrote on August 9, 2020 at 10:12 am:
Condolences to the Casper family, we are so sorry to hear of his passing. To quote a mutual friend, Hank truly was "one of the good guys" in every way.
Al and Roz Penacho wrote on August 7, 2020 at 6:46 pm:
To Sue, Greg and Christine, Andrea and family So sorry to hear of the passing of Hank. Our deepest sympathies to all of you. Al and Roz
Ken and Jackie Mello from Seekonk wrote on August 6, 2020 at 8:04 pm:
Our deepest condolences to Sue, Andrea, Greg and family. Hank was just such a calming presence. So patient but still so fun he enjoyed his family very much. We Loved running into him while getting fish and chips take out. Such a good man and sad loss. He will be deeply missed. So sorry.. Kenny & Jackie.
Carol and Ed Pranis from Huntington Beach wrote on August 6, 2020 at 7:30 pm:
Hank became a much loved cousin the day he married my dear cousin Sue. Whenever we had the chance to visit “home” a visit with Sue and Hank was a must do. We will always have wonderful memories of Hank in our hearts. Love to all of the Casper family.
Thomas Neto from Seekonk wrote on August 6, 2020 at 6:53 pm:
Hank, Big H. You were a great man, one of the best people I’ve ever met. I had some great conversations with you and I’m glad to have met you! You were a fantastic man and always made me feel very welcome when I was around you. You were not just a great person, but a great family man as well in every aspect. I’m beyond glad to have met you, hank. You will be deeply missed by everyone. Thank you for making me feel so welcomed whenever I was around you. I’ll miss you Big H. I hope you rest in the greatest of peace.