George J. Casson

George J. Casson, 72, a 41-year Hinsdale resident, died July 22, 2020.

George grew up on the south side of Chicago and Flossmoor and graduated from Quigley South High School. A graduate of Georgetown University and the University of Chicago School of Law, he practiced as an attorney with Bell, Boyd & Lloyd for 20 years and subsequently at O’Halloran, Kosoff, Geitner and Cook for more than 25 years.

George was an active member of the St. Isaac Jogues Parish, serving as an usher and on the Parish Council, Transitional Housing, La Grange Soup Kitchen, the St. Vincent De Paul Clothing Drive, Charitable Giving and numerous men’s groups. Most recently, George was a volunteer at San Miguel School in Chicago, as part of the Ignatian Volunteer Corp.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Ellen Casson, née Teresi; his son, Michael J. (Kelly) Casson; his grandsons, Charlie and Henry Casson; his sister, Joanne; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Mary Camille Casson.

Visitation is from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 24, at Sullivan Funeral Home, 60 S. Grant St. Hinsdale.

A private family funeral Mass was held July 25 at St. Isaac Jogues Church in Hinsdale.

Interment was at St. Mary Cemetery in Evergreen Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Ignatian Volunteer Corp. Chicago, Loyola University, 1144 W. Loyola Avenue, Campion Hall Room 015, Chicago, IL 60262; or San Miguel School Chicago, 1954 W. 48th St., Chicago, IL 60609.

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