Obituary of Mary Harkins Caslin
Mary Rose Caslin (Harkins) of Manhasset, NY, originally of Middle Village, Queens, age 89, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 19th, 2019. After a blessed life, she joins her husband, Michael John Caslin Jr. in heaven.
Mary was the beloved daughter of Rose and Edward Harkins of Gweedore and Dunlewy, County Donegal and niece of Charles Harkin; wife of the late Michael J. Caslin Jr.; sister to the late Edward Harkins. She is survived by her loving children Mary, Colleen, Michael, Kathleen and Edward; her two sons-in-law, Gerard and Alex and daughter-in-law Irene. Grandmother to nine children Kathleen, Michael, Colleen Mary, Nola, Luke, Mikey, Rory, Tricie and Katya. She was also a Great-Grandmother to two; Isla and Esme. Her family, faith and country meant everything to her.
Prior to Mary’s profession as a top producing realtor in NY, she enjoyed a successful career in advertising. She was recruited for one of the first women’s professional basketball teams in the nation, The Texas Redheads.
A faithful communicant at St. Mary’s Manhasset R.C. Church, St. Edward’s of Palm Beach, St. Teresa of Montauk and St. Edmund’s of Breezy Point; Mary was a proud member of the Rosarian Society; LI Realtors Association and a volunteer at The Inn and Feed the Poor. In addition, she was a member of the Third Order of St. Francis. Mary was loved by all those she met and her faith in God never ceased.
A private Catholic Mass and memorial service will be held this week. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made in the memory of Mary Harkins Caslin to St. Francis Franciscan Bread for the Poor located at 144 West 32nd Street, NY, NY 10001.
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