|Date of Birth||March 18, 1951|
|Date Deceased||April 4, 2020|
Bourke N. Casey
SAVONA – Bourke N. Casey, 69, formerly of Savona, passed away Saturday morning (Apr. 4, 2020) at Corning Hospital.
Born in North Hornell on March 18, 1951 he was a son of the late Walter and Edith Elizabeth (DeVore) Casey. Besides his parents, he was also predeceased by his wife, Jacqueline (Rathbun) Casey in 2014; one brother, James Casey of Corning and his beloved chocolate lab, Zoey, who was his best friend and companion, who died one day after Bourke.
Bourke grew up in Canisteo and was a graduate of Canisteo Central School where he excelled in basketball. He was also a former resident of Wellsville and has resided in Savona for about 25 years.
He was employed as an electrician with the IBEW #139 Electrical Union in Elmira from 1983 until his retirement in 2015.
Bourke was an avid Yankees and Buffalo Bills fan and loved Syracuse basketball; he also enjoyed fishing and camping for over 30 years at the Hickory Hill Campground in Bath.
His family includes one daughter, Kari (Kyle) Fisher of Avoca; one step daughter, Autumn (Shawn) Dean of Tioga, Pa.; five grandchildren, Baleigh, Gavin, Olivia, Steven and Carissa; as well as two sisters, Sandy and Carol.
The Avoca Funeral Home, 22 N. Main St., Avoca is honored to serve the family of Bourke N. Casey.
To honor his wishes there will be no calling hours or funeral service.
In lieu of flowers, those wishing may contribute in his memory to the Finger Lakes SPCA, 72 Cameron St., Bath, N.Y. 14810.