Mr. Cassady retired after 30 years as an IT manager with Mastercard World Wide. He was an amazing husband, father, father-in-law, PaPa, brother, brother-in-law, neighbor, co-worker, friend to many and stranger to none!
Michael was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas C. and Mary Catherine, nee Sullivan, Cassady; a brother, Thomas G. Cassady; and his father-in-law, Louis C. Grossmann.
Surviving are his wife of 37 years, Jean Marie Cassady;
a son, Ryan Michael Cassady of Belleville, IL;
a daughter, Alicia M. (Thomas) Chartrand of Red Bud, IL;
two grandchildren, Jack William and Alexis Rhyan Chartrand, and one more on the way;
two sisters, Mary T. (Harold) Tojo, and Susie (Richard) Tindall;
two brothers, Richard T. (Linda) Cassady, and Roger B. (Rhonda) Cassady;
three sisters-in-law, Angela (Thomas) Grossmann-Roewe, Linda (Richard) Cassady, and Phyllis Cassady;
his mother-in-law, Donna L., nee Mackin, Grossmann;
a godchild, Matthew (Jessica) Cassady;
nieces and nephews, Laura (Scott) Hoisington, Chip Cassady, Scott (Gen) Tindall, Sarah (Charles) Hughes, Matthew (Jessica) Cassady, Allison Tojo, Randy (Katie) Cassady, Ross Cassady, Zachary and Ian Roewe;
uncles and aunts, Jerry Sullivan, Pete (Barbara) Sullivan, and Louise Sullivan;
and numerous great nieces and great-nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to a foundation near and dear to Mike and Jean’s heart; Eden’s Army, which benefits the patients and families of St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Donations can be arranged through George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, or checks may be mailed to Eden’s Army, P.O. Box 223, Belleville, IL, 62222, or visit www.edensarmy.org. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit with the family from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, October 7, 2017, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.
Funeral: A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, October 7, 2017, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.