FAIR HAVEN — Janice Casey, 64, of Fair Haven, died Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012, at her residence, following a brief illness, surrounded by her loving family and friends.
She was born on April 16, 1948, in Rutland, the daughter of George and Bernadette (Dalton) Thomas.
Mrs. Casey graduated from the Fair Haven High School.
She was employed by several area businesses, including several years by the Fair Haven Discount Store.
Mrs. Casey enjoyed animals, especially her cats, and interior decorating her house. She was one of the original “American Pickers.”
She was a member of the American Eagles #3907 Auxiliary and the American Legion Unit 49 Auxiliary.
Survivors include her daughter, Ann Thomas Brothers and her husband Michael of Fair Haven; a stepdaughter, Elizabeth Casey of Plattsburgh, N.Y.; a stepson, James Casey Jr. of Hubbardton; a sister, Joanne Page of Lake Luzerne, N.Y., two step-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, James Casey Sr.; her father; her mother, Bernadette Dalton Thomas Hermens, in May; and a sister, Jane A. Thomas Bowen, in 2011.
Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, in the Cedar Grove Cemetery.
There will be no calling hours.
Arrangements are with the Durfee Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Foley Cancer Center at Rutland Regional Medical Center, 160 Allen St., Rutland, VT 05701; or to the Fair Haven Concerned, 19 Washington St., Fair Haven VT 05743.