Winifred Jean Casparius
March 23, 1925 ‒ July 19, 2015
Formerly of Delaware, Ohio
Winifred Jean Casparius, age 90, of Tewksbury MA, passed away on July 19, 2015 at the Palm Center in Chelmsford, MA. She was born on March 23, 1925 in Delaware OH, the daughter of the late Lowell and Mary (Morris) Evans.
She attended Delaware schools and married Richard Casparius from Falmouth in 1946.She raised her family in Falmouth ME where she helped run the family egg business. In later years, she and her husband managed a Dairy Queen in Bridgton ME and a campground in Cape Hatteras. She was a retired clerk for JC Penney. Jean enjoyed sewing, knitting, gardening and staying current with the news. She was an avid reader.
Jean was predeceased by her husband, Richard H P Casparius, her granddaughter, Jennifer Desrosiers, and three sisters, Lois Heath, Dottie Nelson and Betty Hoffman.
She is survived by two sisters, Ruth Ella Gibbons from Ohio and Fran Larime from AZ; five children: Leslie Jill and Robert Desrosiers from FL, Richard D Casparius from MA, Daniel and Kathy Casparius from ME, Henry Joseph and Barbara Casparius from MA and Andrew and Mae Casparius from AZ; 8 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
A Time of Remembrance will be held at 77 Chandler Street in Tewksbury MA where she resided, from 12-4 on Sunday, July 26, 2015.Arrangements were entrusted to the SnyderRodman Funeral Center, Delaware, Ohio.
Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Donations may be made to the Tewksbury Public Library, 300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury MA 01876, attention: Mary.