CASSADY, Marlene Fay (nee Petrie) - At age 75, of Grand Bend and formerly of Stratford, passed away peacefully at the Stratford General Hospital on January 6, 2017. Marlene was born in Stratford, May 19, 1941, daughter of the late Emerson and Clara Petrie.
She is survived by her loving husband Edward Cassady.
Loving mother of Wayne Lynn (Pamela), Darryl Lynn (Natasha), Robin and Christopher Cassady. Grandmother of Rachael, Rebecca, Brody, Katrina Parish (Stefan), Alyssa (Adam), Josh and great grandmother of Leah, Hunter, Aribella and Adley.
Dear sister of Fred Petrie (Edith), Earl Petrie (Josephine), Robert Petrie, Dennis Petrie (Karen). Also survived by brothers-in-law John Feehan, Ted Thomas, sisters-in-law Joanne Petrie, Linda Petrie and many nieces and nephews.
Marlene was predeceased by her first husband Gary Lynn, by brothers Buddy Petrie (Marie), Gary Petrie, Kenneth Petrie and by sisters Marion Feehan, Donna Zehr (Vernon), Helen Prike, Lois Schmidt (John) and Shirley Thomas.
Friends and relatives may call at W.G. Young funeral home, Stratford, on Wednesday, January 11, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Thursday at 11 a.m. A reception will take place at the funeral home following the interment at Avondale Cemetery.
As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Salvation Army.