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Cassidy Obituary

October 20, 2015

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MACOMB, IL – Funeral services for Western Illinois University steam and power plant II employee Joseph L. Cassidy will be held at noon Friday, Oct. 23 at the Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria.

Cassidy passed away Monday, Oct. 19 at McDonough District Hospital in Macomb. He began his employment at WIU in September 2002 and was employed by the University at the time of his death.

Cassidy is survived by his wife, Georgia, and two daughters, Addie and Josie.

A visitation will be held one hour prior to services Friday, and cremation has been accorded. For additional obituary information, visit

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