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June 5, 2014

Virginia Casper, 93


Haverhill — Virginia (Braley) Casper, 93, passed away Wednesday, May 28, at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House with her loving family by her side.

Born in Haverhill on March 29, 1921, Virginia was the daughter of the late Gaston and Pearl (Chapman) Braley.

Ginny was the mother of Dawn McDonald (Robert) of East Kingston, N.H., Tami-Jo Andrews (Jimmy) of Rumford, Maine, and Tami-Jo’s former husband, Joe Stankus of Newton, N.H. She leaves her siblings, Warren Braley of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., Robert Braley (Ella-Marie) of Yoncalla, Ore., and Alvin Braley (Linda) of Oak Harbor, Wash.; grandmother of Kerry Richard (William) of Amesbury, Timothy McDonald of Amesbury and his former wife, Catherine of Wells, Maine, Jill Hooper (Tyler) of Amesbury and Andrew Stankus of Newton, N.H.; great-grandmother of eight, and aunt to many nieces and nephews.

ARRANGEMENTS: In accordance with Virginia’s wishes, there will be no calling hours. There will be a private graveside service on the 6th of June. Contributions in her memory may be made to the Merrimack Valley Hospice House, 360 North Ave., Haverhill MA 01830. Arrangements are by the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Haverhill and Bradford. To leave condolences to her family or to view her complete obituary, please visit www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.