Delores M. Casper, 87, of South Canaan, passed away suddenly of natural causes on Sunday evening, February 20, 2022 at home. Her husband of 62 years, Gerald L. Casper survives her.
Born April 7, 1934 in Archbald, she was the daughter of the late John and Julia (Fiehl) Petrone.
In addition to her husband Gerald, she is survived by her daughter, Suzy Hessling of Wilmington, DE; two grandsons, Mitchell Casper, Forest City, and Joseph B. Hessling IV, Wilmington, DE; sisters Anna May Marchelitis, Archibald, PA and Marie Lepkoski, Bridgetown, NJ; several sisters-and brothers-in laws, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Delores was also preceded in death by both of her sons, Robert Casper and James Casper; three sisters, Elizabeth Sansenbach, Joni Oprendek, and Shirley Monie; three brothers, John, James, and Anthony Petrone.
Dee was known to enjoy an occasional game of Bingo, but her true love was cooking - she was famously known for her meatballs. She was an avid recipe and cookbook collector. She had a knack for making everyone feel special. Those who knew Dee knew she was a vibrant, kind, and giving soul, always offering to help if ever there was a need. Her impact on this world truly made it a better place. She will be sorely missed by all, especially by her two grandchildren, Mitchell Casper and Joey Hessling - they were the light of her life.
The Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be on Saturday, February 26, 2022 at 11:00 AM in St. Mary's Church, 242 Carbondale Road, Waymart, PA with Rev. Joseph Sitko and Deacon Edward Kelly officiating.
Friends may call at the church on Saturday from 10-11 AM.
Burial will be in Our Mother of Sorrows Cemetery, Greenfield Twp.
Arrangements are entrusted to Edward R. Howell, Funeral Director, Jenkins-Howell Funeral Home, Inc. 269 Belmont Street, Waymart, PA 18472. www.JenkinsHowellFuneralHome.com