William F. Cass Jr.

Born: Thu., Jun. 28, 1934
Died: Sun., Jul. 22, 2007

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Athol: William F. Cass Jr., 73, of Athol, Ma. passed away on Sunday, July 22, 2007 at home after a lengthy illness. Mr. Cass was the past president of N.D. Cass Co., Inc., of Athol, N.C. Cass Co. of Brent, Alabama and Cass Sales Company in New York City. For many years he operated Cass Dairy Farms in Athol. Mr. Cass was a life long member of the Athol-Orange Elks Club. He was also a member of the Kiwanis Club, Camp Cheneo, Petersham Curling Club and the Toy Manufacturers of America. Mr. Cass owned harness race horses for over 40 years. His passion for the sport took him from Maine to Florida. He was a member of the Standardbred Owners of New England, New York, New Jersey and Florida. Bill enjoyed many years of retirement in Pompano Beach, Florida. Bill was known to enjoy an occasional bet now and then and loved his trips to Las Vegas and Foxwoods. Mr. Cass, the son of the late William F. Cass Sr. and Mabel E. (Peppard) Cass was born in Athol on June 28, 1934. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Martha (Still) Cass, his two daughters, Gina L. Cass of Old Orchard Beach, Me. and Lori Stewart of Athol, his two sons, Bradford N. Cass and Wm. Brent Cass of Athol, He is also survived by his fifteen grandchildren and four great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his daughter Diane Cass Rayment and his grandson Bradford Coughlan. Calling hours will be held at the Fiske Funeral Home, 1356 Main Sr., Athol on Thursday, July 26th from 5PM to 8PM. The Funeral Service will be held at the Athol Congregational Church, 1225 Chestnut St., Athol on Friday, July 27th at 10AM. Burial will follow at Silver Lake Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Athol Historical Society, 1307 Main St., Athol or the Athol Congregational Church, 1225 Chestnut St., Athol. For more information or to sign our online guest book please visit www.fiskefuneralhome.com. Fiske Funeral Home 1356 Main St., Athol is directing arrangements.

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Susan Young
   Posted Tue July 24, 2007
Lori, All my thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time. Love Sue

Billy Curtis
   Posted Tue July 24, 2007
My heartfelt condolences goes out to all of my friends in the extended Cass families. Bill is in a better place I am certain. Luv, Billy C

Lawrence, Phyllis(Green), and Arline Watkins
   Posted Tue July 24, 2007
Our thoughts and prayers are with you now and in the days to come. May God Bless you especially during this time.

Sue, Gail, Jenn, Janet and your Reliv family
   Posted Wed July 25, 2007
Gina, our sympathies are with you and your family at this time.

Bill & Jane Ellis
   Posted Wed July 25, 2007
Our thoughts and our prayers are with Martha and the rest of the family at this very difficult time.

Sherri Langlois
   Posted Wed July 25, 2007
I am so sorry to hear about your loss. Although I didn't know him well, I know some of you very well. I feel your pain. Having lost my sister-in-law just a few weeks ago, the pain is all too real. Lean on each other and comfort each other. It helps! Your loss will bring you closer together. Love, Sherri

Peggy Thiem Cromwell
   Posted Wed July 25, 2007
My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

alec & lily Kuzmeskas
   Posted Wed July 25, 2007
Martha & family Lily & I wish to send you our sympathies Bill sr. Bill jr. were friends of mine. may they rest in peace. Alec &Lily Kuzmeskas

Ron Anderson
   Posted Wed July 25, 2007
Billy and I grew up on the old keene road together and were very good childhood friends.

Lee Chauvette
   Posted Wed July 25, 2007
Brad and Family, you are within our prayers at this time of need. We have been through good times and bad times together. I personally will miss Bill especially at the house when the proverbial "Hey Chauvette, come here" was spoken. Our deepest thoughts for Grammy at her time of need to. God bless you all.

Mike and Sue Mason
   Posted Wed July 25, 2007
To the Cass family, We were sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May God bless all of you.

BOBBY NELSON
   Posted Wed July 25, 2007
MY DEEPEST SYMPATHY, MARTHA. BILLY AND I SHARED MANY FUN HOURS AFTER SCHOOL AT SILVER LAKE ELEMENTARY, ALONG WITH CHUBBY FOUNTAIN AND WES MERRIAM. WE WOULD SPEND HOURS IN THE HAY LOFT, JUST DOING WHATEVER SEEMED LIKE A GOOD IDEA AT THE TIME. BILLY WILL BE MISSED. BOBBY NELSON

LINDA BAILEY
   Posted Thu July 26, 2007
BRAD,BRENT I JUST WANT YOU TO KNOW YOU HAVE MY DEEPEST SYMPATHY IT IS SAD TO LOSE A LOVE ONE .MY PRAYERS AND LOVE ARE WITH YOU ALL LOVE LINDA

Priscilla Gamache
   Posted Thu July 26, 2007
My sincerest sympathies

Charlene Billman ( Lewis}
   Posted Mon July 30, 2007
Sorry for you loss

joe dzeima jr
   Posted Mon July 30, 2007
hey brad n brent sorry about your dad my deepest sympathy

cathy gagnon
   Posted Mon July 30, 2007
BRENT BRAD AND FAMILY: WE ARE SO SORRY ON THE LOSS OF YOUR DAD I MET HIM A FEW TIMES WHEN I WORKED AT CASS'S IN THE EARLY 90'S OUR SYMPATHY IS WITH ALL OF YOU AT THIS SAD TIME. GOD BLESS YOU!

John (Jack) Currie
   Posted Mon July 30, 2007
The Cass family - I'm sorry to hear of Billy's passing; it seems that there's almost no one left in "our neighborhood" from those days. Also, I hope that Martha's recovering well from her misfortunes. My father also sends his condolences. Jack Currie

Suzanne(Flanders)Chartier
   Posted Tue July 31, 2007
Joyce and family, Its been so many years since I have seen any of you. I was reading the News paper on line and read of Mr Cass's passing. Sorry to hear of your loss. Your in my thoughts and prayers

Cathy Dodge
   Posted Fri August 03, 2007
Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. With sympathy. Gary and Cathy (Cheesie) Dodge.

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