David W. Cassidy

David W. Cassidy Sr., age 90, of Bridgton, ME, died unexpectedly and peacefully on October 18, 2021 at Bridgton Hospital, Bridgton ME while surrounded by family. Son of the late Robert F. Cassidy and Genevieve Gower Cassidy. David was born in Boston and grew up in Braintree MA graduating with the class of 1949.

David is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Elinor McGaughey Cassidy of Bridgton ME; his children David W. Jr. (Kathleen) of Westford MA, Dennis J. (Cynthia) of Naples ME, Thomas M. (Karen) of Albany Township ME, James F. (Susan) of S. Weymouth MA, Peter R. (Juanita) of Phillipston MA, and Maureen Cassidy Walther (Brien) of Jackson Township NJ. He is survived by his grandchildren; Lauren Cassidy of Amherst MA, Katie Cassidy Davis (Adam) of Windham ME, Kevin Cassidy of NY NY, Emily Cassidy of Casco ME, James Cassidy (Nichole) of Hingham MA, Colleen Cassidy of Abington MA, Patrick Walther of Jackson Twp NJ, and predeceased by Sarah Walther of Jackson Twp NJ. He is also survived by his great-grandchildren Grace and Joan Davis, and Nora Cassidy

After high school, David joined the Navy and served on the USS Block Island during the Korean Conflict. Following his service in the Navy, he worked as a grocery manager for many years and later was co-owner of Townhouse News in Yarmouth MA. In 1955 he married Elinor McGaughey at St. Joseph’s Catholic church in Holbrook MA. David was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, The Holbrook Historical Society, and a member of the Amalgamated Union.

David’s true loves were his family and church. While his children grew up, he enjoyed coaching little league baseball and vacation time at Nason’s Beach in Sebago ME for 54 years.

Funeral from the Hurley Currie Funeral Home, 127 So. Franklin St. (Rt. 37), Holbrook on Saturday, October 23rd at 10:45am followed by a funeral mass at St. Joseph Church in Holbrook at 11:30am. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held Friday, October 22nd from 4-7pm. Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery, Randolph. In lieu of flowers, donations in David’s memory can be made to Give Kids the World Village, 210 S. Bass Rd., Kissimmee FL 34746. The family asks that we remain safe by following recommended wearing of face masks.


First Name: linda j
Last Name: brown
City: naples
State: ME
Country: usa
Entry Date: 10/20/2021

Dear Aunt Elinor and Family, Scott and I want you to know how sorry we are that Uncle Dave passed. He was a wonderful Uncle and we will miss him very much. We will cherish all the family memories of him and he will forever be with us and you. He was a very loving and caring person. We love all of you and send all our love and prayers to all of you

First Name: Paul
Last Name: Giudici
City: Cranston
State: RI
Entry Date: 10/20/2021

Our sincere condolences to you and your entire family at this most difficult time.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Paul & Joanne

First Name: Maureen & Joe
Last Name: Royal
City: Littleton
State: MA
Country: United States
Entry Date: 10/21/2021

Elinor and Cassidy family, we are so sorry for your loss. May fond memories of your David bring you comfort during this hard time. We will always remember his terrific smile and the twinkle in his eyes. Please accept our heartfelt condolences.

First Name: bruce
Last Name: dooley
City: Carver.Ma.
State: MA
Country: United States
Entry Date: 10/21/2021

sorry to hear about your dad

First Name: GERTRUDE
Last Name: SWEENEY
State: ME
Country: Canada
Entry Date: 10/23/2021

Our thoughts are with you all. The Sweeneys of Cape Forchu

First Name: Scott
Last Name: Lawrence
City: Braintree
State: MA
Country: United States
Entry Date: 10/23/2021

Dear Elinor and Family, All our prayers and condolences on the loss of David. He was such a good, kind and friendly man. My Mom grew up with both Elinor and Dave. We had many good conversations with him about the old days in Braintree. We will always have fond memories of him.

First Name: DEBORAH
Last Name: CASSIDY
State: FL
Country: United States
Entry Date: 10/24/2021

Dearest Auntie El & cousins,
I am so sorry for your loss. We have great memories of visiting you in Sebago & your visit here to our farm in Florida. My precious Uncle Dave will be missed.
Love, Bill & Debbie

First Name: Carl
Last Name: Schell
City: Sebago
State: ME
Country: United States
Entry Date: 10/25/2021

Dear Dennis and Tom, and your entire extended family. Karen and I are very sorry to hear of your loss of your father Dave. May our Lord Jesus Christ comfort you in this time of sorrow. Peace be with you. Carl Schell

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