Ethel M. (Boxler) Cassidy

March 18, 1926 ~ November 24, 2019 (age 93)


Ethel M Cassidy, 93, Richland Township, passed away November 24, 2019 at Arbutus Park Manor. Born March 18th 1926, daughter of Charles R. Sr. and M. Catherine (Palm) Boxler. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Clair “Bud” Cassidy; brothers: Charles R. Jr., James & Thomas Boxler; sisters: Clara Pudliner, Martha Skovensky & Mary Theresa Knipple; daughter-in-law Elly Cassidy; nephew, Tommy Boxler; & great-niece, MaDee Boxler. Survived by loving children; Raymond (Rick) married to Darlene; Patrick married to De; Deborah married Mark Rychak; and Diana married to Randy Karpen, grandchildren; Samuel Karpen; Ryan Rychak (Ashley); Kelly Snead (William); Kate Duzan (Christopher), adorable great-grandchildren; Livy and Charlie Rychak. Also survived by brother, Richard Boxler (Jackie); sisters, Mildred and Peggy Boxler, and Joann Davies (Dick) and numerous nieces and nephews. Retired as Inspector at Dorfman Hoffman Sewing Factory. Ethel was a talented seamstress and crafter; who made all her own clothing. She also enjoyed cross-word puzzles and playing Saygo with her dear friend Margaret. The family would like to thank the staff of Arbutus Park Manor & AseraCare Hospice for their deep compassion. Ethel was a member of St. Benedict Catholic Church, where Funeral Mass will be held at 10 am November 29th with the Rev. David S. Peles.  Committal Richland Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers donations may be made to: Arbutus Park Benevolent Care Fund, 207 Ottawa St. Johnstown, PA 15904; AserCare Hospice, 100 CTC Dr. #110, Johnstown, PA 15904; or to St. Benedict’s Church, 2310 Bedford Street, Johnstown, PA 15904. Henderson Funeral Home, East Hills is serving the family.  Condolences may be sent at

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Funeral Mass
November 29, 2019

10:00 AM
St. Benedict Catholic Church
2310 Bedford Street
Johnstown, Pennsylvania 15904

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