Virginia Margaret Cassar

April 13, 1945 - May 11, 2019

Virginia Margaret Cassar passed away May 11, 2019 at the age of 74. She is the loving sister of Mary (late Joe) Viscomi, Sr. Rosemary, IHM, David (Susan), Albert (Janette), Daniel (Joann), Judy (Mark) Desautel, Ann Marie (Sam) Pizzo, and the late Victor (Beverly), late Joseph, late Frank (Jean), and the late baby Paul Cassar; adored aunt of Stacie, Paul, Elizabeth (Matt), Isabell, Kimberly, Daniel (Melissa), Melissa (Matt), Mark, Emma, Sara, Gina,  Maria, Frank Jr., and Anthony, and cherished great aunt of Dominic, Ruby, and Liliana. She also leaves many cousins and friends. Virginia is preceded in death by her parents Victor and Maria Assunta Cassar.

Virginia was born in Detroit, Michigan and graduated from St. Francis de’Sales School of Detroit in 1963. Virginia went on to work at St. Mary Livonia Hospital, Hudsons, Awry Bakery, and owned and operated a key punching business before finding her niche in the family business, Victor Cassar Management. She enjoyed traveling, playing golf, photography, going for walks, and working on puzzles. Virginia’s faith was important to her, often spending her time volunteering at her church and various other charitable organizations. Virginia found the most joy when surrounded by her family. She loved family gatherings and events and paid special attention to her nieces and nephews. Her loving spirit and devotion to faith and family will never be forgotten.

Virginia’s family would like to thank her sister, Mary, and the wonderful caregivers including Grace, Sheila, Liz, Elisabeth, Alisha, Patrice, Gloria and many others for their time and dedication to Virginia. They would also like to thank the Henry Ford Palliative Care nurse, Lynn, and the medical staff at Henry Ford, ALS Clinic, and the staff at Seasons hospice for their help throughout.

Virginia’s visitation will be Wednesday, May 15th, from 2 p.m. – 8 p.m. with a 7 p.m. Rosary Service at McCabe Funeral Home, 31950 W. 12 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills. She will lie in state Thursday, May 16th, at 11:30 a.m. until the time of her Mass of the Resurrection 12:30 p.m. at the Catholic Church of the Holy Family, 24505 Meadowbrook Road, Novi. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions are appreciated to ALS of Michigan – Southfield and the Capuchin Soup Kitchen in Virginia’s honor.

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