Glenn W. Cassidy

 (1903-July 11, 1965)


Glenn W. Cassidy


(1896-July 11, 1965)


Glenn W. Cassidy, retired printer, dies

Glenn W. Cassidy of 2751 E. Seneca Tnpk., Marcellus, a retired printer for the Syracuse Herald-Journal and numerous commercial plants and newspapers, died yesterday in Community-general Hospital. He was 68.

A native of Norwood, Mr. Cassidy was educated in Massena schools and learned the printing trade with the Norwood News. He worked for the Orange Publishing Co., Syracuse Typesetting, Post Standard and other plants before coming to the Herald-Journal in 1946. He retired three years ago.

Mr. Cassidy was a member of the Typographical Union 55. He was active in Boy Scout work.

Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Lily Mae LaTart Cassidy; his mother, Mrs. Louise Cassidy of Marcellus and a sister, Miss. Dorothy Cassidy of Buffalo.

Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Ryan Funeral Home, Marcellus, the Rev. Keith Shinaman officiating. Graveside services will be conducted at 1:15 p.m. at Riverside Cemetery, Norwood.

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 tomorrow at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the Cancer Fund.

(Obituary provided by Al Seymour. From the Syracuse Herald Journal, Monday, July 12, 1965, page 12


Norwood Native Funeral Is Held

Funeral services for Glenn W. Cassidy, 64, Marcellus, a native of Norwood and newspaperman of Norwood and Syracuse were held at the family home in Marcellus yesterday morning, July 14 at 10:30 a.m.

The body was brought to Norwood for burial yesterday at 1:30 p.m. in the Riverside Cemetery.

Mr. Cassidy died Sunday, July 11 in the Syracuse Community Hospital after a brief illness.

Born in Norwood in 1908, he was a son of Albert and Louise Cassidy. He attended Norwood schools and learned the printing business with his uncle, Asa Nickerson, in the former Norwood News. After several years with the newspaper, he went to Syracuse where he had been associated with the Syracuse Post Standard and the Herald Journal in that city for years. He retired from the Herald-Journal two years ago.

He married May Latarte of Syracuse. They lived in Syracuse until his retirement when they moved to Marcellus.

Survivors besides his wife include his mother, Mrs. Louise Cassidy of Norwood, who is in her early 90's and who is now staying with her daughter, Miss Dorothy Cassidy of Port Erie, Ont., and relatives in Norwood. His only son, Albert, was killed during World War II.

(Obituary provided by Al Seymour. From Courier & Freeman, Potsdam, NY, Thursday, July 15, 1965, page 10, column 3)