CHESHIRE – George Casner, Sr., 83, passed away on Thursday, May 13, 2021, at St. Mary’s Hospital. He was the husband of Erma (McGillan) Casner.
Mr. Casner was born on December 11, 1937, in Southington, the son of the late Edson and Mary (Beirne) Casner. He was a lifelong Cheshire resident where he owned and operated G.C. Electric.
Besides his wife of over 60 years, Mr. Casner is survived by his children, Kimberly Carter, Sherri Gracia and her husband Mark, George Casner, Jr. and his wife Sandra, Karen Caldwell, and Robert Casner and his wife Christine; his grandchildren, Caitlyn, Robert, Bryan, Chelsey, Brittney, Mark Jr., George III, Rebecca, Michael, Courtney, Katie, Ryan and Eleanor; and his sister Katherine. He was predeceased by his siblings Jack, Robert, Edward, James, Dorothy, and Nancy. George adored his family and he always demonstrated the best kind of love and faith. His love awakened the soul, made us proud and helped us to always reach for more. His love planted the fire in our souls and brought peace to our minds and hearts. George’s love and faith were never ending. The roots of our family tree started with the undying love of two hearts, George and Erma. George and Erma gave us all roots and wings. We will forever be grateful for those incredible gifts.
Arrangements – A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Monday, May 17, 2021, at 10 a.m. at St. Thomas Becket Church. Friends are asked to meet directly at church. Burial will follow at St. Thomas Cemetery, Southington, and there are no calling hours. The Alderson-Ford Funeral Home of Cheshire is assisting with arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 825 Brook St., Rocky Hill, CT 06067-3045. For online condolences and to share a photo or a story, please visit www.fordfh.com.