CATONSVILLE – Catherine (Kate) Cascio, 80, died Thursday, Aug. 13, 2009 at Assateague Island State Park. She had been a longtime resident of Catonsville.
Born Agnes Catherine Schaeffer on Aug. 30, 1928 and raised in Baltimore, she was a graduate of Towson High School. As a young woman, she worked hard to raise her two sons. Later she worked for the Baltimore County School System and most recently for Trinity School. She enjoyed painting and crafts and had a passion for raveling around the world, and particularly for visiting Maryland’s seashore.
In 2009, Cascio was recognized by Worcester County for her many years of volunteer service to Assateague Island State Park.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Frederick Cascio. She is survived by two sons, Ronald Cascio of Berlin and Frederick Cascio of Catonsville; and two grandchildren, Lee and Giuliana.
A memorial service will be held at a future date in Catonsville. A memorial service will also be held at Assateague Island State Park in the near future. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Friends of Assateague State Park, Kate Cascio Memorial Fund, PO Box 375, Berlin, MD 21811.
Arrangements are being handled by the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin.