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Garrett Casey Jr.
Garrett F. Casey Jr. was born in Waterbury, CT and was raised in the Vermont area where he was a graduate of Burlington High School. After graduation in 1992 he returned to Waterbury where he began working in his family-operated ambulance service, Medstar Ambulance. Garrett has a long history of public service experience working as an EMT and 911 Dispatcher/Operator. Before leaving what is now known as AMR ambulance in 1998, he was a supervisor for the regional 911 call center in New Haven.
He is a 2000 honors graduate of Briarwood College where he earned his Associates Degree in Mortuary Science. Garrett currently resides in the East Mountain section of Waterbury with his wife Sherri and two daughters, Madyson and Makayla.
He is a member of the Connecticut and National Funeral Directors Association, The Knights of Columbus, the Wendell Cross PTA. and is a communicant of Saints Peter and Paul Church.
Garrett F. Casey Sr.
Garrett Sr. is the co-founder of Casey’s Funeral Homes (Casey-O’Donnell, O’Neill and Casey’s Eastside Memorial) beginning in 1998. He is actively involved in all aspects of both funeral homes. Garrett is the former Chief of Staff to the Mayor of the City of Waterbury (2001 – 2013) and prior to that was the Regional CEO for AMR’s New England Division, headquartered in Boston MA. He serves on many community Boards, including St Marys Health Center, HolyLand USA, Harold Leever Regional Cancer Center, Franklin Medical, St. Francis Xavier Parish Council and others. He lives in Waterbury CT.
Richard T. Casey
Richard is the co-founder of Casey’s Funeral Homes (Casey-O’Donnell, O’Neill and Casey’s Eastside Memorial) beginning in 1998. He is actively involved in all aspects of both funeral homes. He is formerly the Manager of AMR’s Waterbury and Springfield MA divisions and is married to Christa (Salisbury) Casey and has three grown children. He resides with his wife in Oakville CT.
Miranda Pilkington has been a Connecticut resident her whole life. She graduated from Goodwin University in 2020 with an Associate’s Degree in Funeral Science. Miranda has been with Casey’s since August 2020 when she completed her apprenticeship and then became fully licensed. She resides in Goshen, with her two children Aubree and Jaxson along with her animals, dogs, and horses.
Joseph "Joe" Geary
James "Jim" Nemec
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