Alice F. Casey

Alice
F. Casey, of Milton, formerly of Meetinghouse Hill, Dorchester, a retired
Associate Superintendent for Boston Public Schools, passed away on September 3,
2019.

Alice
was the beloved daughter of the late Francis and Mary (Callahan) Casey. Dear
sister of the late Mary L. and Rose M. Casey. Cousin of Natalie Fultz of Milton
and the late Louise LeGrice.

A
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Agatha Church Chapel,
Adams Street at Brook Road, Milton, Friday, September 6 at 10:00am. Relatives
and friends are invited. Visiting hour at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue,
EAST MILTON SQUARE Friday at 9:00am. Interment private.

Alice
served in the US Navy as a Control Tower Operator during World War II. She
received a BS from UMASS/Boston (formerly Teachers College, Boston), an Ed.M
from Harvard Graduate School of Education and an Ed.D from Boston College. Alice
dedicated her entire career to the Boston Public School System. She began her
career in 1935 as a teacher and guidance counselor (Burke High School,
1957-1965), worked as a Head Master at Girl’s High School and retired in 1975
as the Associate Superintendent of Boston Public Schools.

Alice
was also a visiting lecturer at Newton College of the Sacred Heart (1957-1963)
in Newton, MA and St. Joseph’s College in North Windham, Maine. In her
retirement, Alice donated her time locally to the Collicot Elementary School in
Milton as a member of the school’s Site Council and as a member of the school’s
Homework Assistance Program. Alice was also a member of Harvard’s Institute for
Learning in Retirement.

Donations
in Alice’s memory may be sent to The Milton Council on Aging, 10 Walnut Street,
Milton, MA 02186.

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  1. Dr. Alice Casey was a bright light in the boston school system for a young, non-Irish, non-connected teacher/administrator in the system. she was concerned only for doing the best for the children. it was because of her that i became a teacher.

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