John Kershaw Cassidy, age 78, of Jamestown, passed away Sunday afternoon, June 20, 2021 with his family by his side at UPMC Hamot.
On August 7, 1982 he married the former Kathy Frankenberry, she survives. Also surviving are 8 children; Sondra, Debbie(Adam), Steven(Michele), Brian(Tobie), Jon(Melissa), Mike, Amanda(Dave) and Julia, 5 sisters; Helen, Sue, Lee, MaryAnn, Michele, a brother; Charles, 14 grandchildren Christina, Scott, Jimmy, Katie, Tara, Brandon, Tayler, Kailah, Peyton, Olivia, Aiden, Brady, Alex, Finn and 4 great grandchildren Hannah, Colin, Sloan, and Jacob.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers Thomas and George. John was a machinist by trade and retired from sales in the tool & die industry with hobbies including fishing on his river, discussing politics and current events, sipping his morning coffee with the birds, reading westerns, always bringing humor into any conversation and was a crazy storyteller. He loved following his children's adventures and accomplishments.
Calling hours will be held on Thursday, June 24, 2021 from 2:00-4:00pm in Loutzenhiser-Randall Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 416 Liberty St., Jamestown. A time of sharing and telling stories for family and friends will begin in the funeral home at 4:00pm. The sharing service will also be available via live-stream on this page. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Cassidy family and mailed to 3537 S. River Dr., Jamestown, PA 16134.