Constance "Connie" Bertetti Casseb

  • Born: August 27, 1926
  • Died: May 13, 2020
  • Location: San Antonio, Texas

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San Antonio, TX 78212
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Tribute & Message From The Family

Constance "Connie" Margaret Bertetti Casseb, a lifetime resident of San Antonio, was born on August 27, 1926, to John Andrew and Margaret Cadena Bertetti. She entered into her eternal life on May 13, 2020, at the age of 93, surrounded by her children. Her presence will be deeply missed.

After graduating from Jefferson High School in 1944, she attended Incarnate Word College where she received her Baccalaureate degree. She taught at Crockett Elementary School for several years.

Connie was a kind and gentle soul who touched many lives. She loved unconditionally and was loved by all who knew her but none more than her husband, George Casseb, the love of her life. They were married on May 27, 1950 and were blessed with 67 years of marriage. In addition to being a loving wife, she was a devoted mother whose relationship with her six children was undeniably strong, nurturing and endearing.

Connie also found the time to participate in numerous endeavors. She took great pride in being a Daughter of the Republic of Texas and was especially fond of her membership in the San Antonio Conservation Society, where she served with many life-long friends. She was also active in many civic and social organizations including the Club Sembradores de Amistad de San Antonio, Gibbons Literary Society, St. Monica's Guild, the Assistance Guild of San Antonio and her beloved Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church Altar Society.

Connie is preceded in death by her husband, George Casseb; her parents, John and Margaret Bertetti; her brother, Lawrence Andrew Bertetti; her son, George Andrew Casseb; and her granddaughter, Francesca Alexandra Casseb.

Connie is survived by her daughters, Margaret Ann Casseb and Joann Casseb Hinchey and her husband, William Hinchey, MD; sons, John Bertetti Casseb, Frank James Casseb and his wife, Liliana, and Edward Solomon Casseb and his wife, Bernadette; grandchildren, John W. Hinchey, MD, and his wife, Christy, George Hinchey and his wife, Meredith, Carolyn Hinchey Shaw and her husband, Robert, Andrew Casseb, Campbell Casseb, Joey Casseb, Nicky Casseb, Liliana Casseb, Leila Casseb; great grandchildren, Addie Hinchey, Ford Hinchey, Will Hinchey, Bobby Shaw, Reeves Shaw and Liam Shaw. Connie is also survived by her sister-in-law, Eugenia Bertetti, and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to Sr. Patty, Jacqui, Bertha, Elizabeth, Rose, Rachel and Mary for their special care and comfort. The family would also like to acknowledge Embrace Hospice, especially Erin Bell, RN, who cared for Mom so lovingly.

In light of the current COVID-19 restrictions and in consideration for the health of all, services will be private. Those wishing to send their condolences may do so within this page by clicking on guestbook.

In lieu of flowers, please consider giving to the UTHSC Institute for Alzheimer and Neurological Disorders, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr., San Antonio, Texas 78229, or to the charity of your choice.

Condolence & Memory Journal

To the entire Casseb family, please accept my condolences at your loss. What a treasure Aunt Connie was to all who knew her. We loved her well.

Posted by Kitty Mullen - Taos, NM - Friend   May 24, 2020

Frank, my sincere condolences to you and to all the Casseb family. Your mom is part of the Great Generation of amazing people who are truly missed! May she rest in peace. Sandy

Posted by Sandra Karam - Arlington, TX - Family Friend   May 20, 2020

Margaret Ann, my prayers and sympathy on the passing of your Mom. She was a lovely person and a class act. I know you will greatly miss her. God bless. Michael Davis and the Davis family.

Posted by Michael Davis - San Antonio, TX - Friend   May 20, 2020

What an honor and privilege it has been for me to not only know Mrs. Casseb, but to have personally known so many members of her lovely family. Margaret Ann, Joann and John and Carolyn have demonstrated what the true definition of "San Antonio" family values are all about. May the memories you share be a great comfort to you. She will surely be missed by anyone who was blessed to have been a part of her life. You are all in my prayers. Marilyn Vanover, family friend, San Antonio, Texas

Posted by Marilyn Vanover - San Antonio, TX - Family Friend   May 19, 2020

My most sincere and heartfelt condolences to the family of Mrs. Constance Bertetti Casseb. She was truly Blessed with a beautiful family. May our Lord bless you all with comfort and strength.

Posted by Gloria and Gary Vasquez - San Antonio, TX - Family Friend   May 18, 2020

My condolences

Posted by Joe Cadena - Family   May 17, 2020

Goodbye to a lovely lady and friend of more than fifty years. We shared many good times and felt we were part of the family. "Uncle George" was always in our corner and gave great advice. The Casseb family has always stood together and I hope each of the family will take pride and comfort in knowing the importance of the family bonds which George and Connie lived.
Goodbye dear lady.

Posted by James and Kay Pearl - San Antonio, TX   May 17, 2020

My Dearest Casseb Family,
My deepest heart felt sorrow for all of you for loss of your wonderful mother. She was so gracious and endearing to all who she met and mentored in organizations (me it was St. Monica's) she will truly be missed. Now she is not alone with God at her side and walks in the valley from dust to dust until God raises all up for all eternity. God Bless all of you. Claire Rubiolo Steves

Posted by Claire R Steves - San Antonio, TX - Family Friend   May 17, 2020

Our condolences to all of you. She was welcomed home by many friends and some family. Rest in Connie.
Deborah and George Orsak

Posted by Deborah Orsak - San Antonio, TX - Family Friend   May 17, 2020

Patty and I wish to express our sincere sympathy and are praying for all. Peace.
Patrick Rios

Posted by Patrick Rios - Rockport, TX - Family Friend   May 17, 2020

To Mrs. Cassebs Family: We are sorry to learn of your loss. What a great legacy she has left! Charlie and Marion Jeffers

Posted by Charles Jeffers - Friend   May 17, 2020


Aunt Connie was a lovely lady. Our hearts go out to all of you. Sincerely, Nancy Cadena Williams and family

Posted by Nancy Cadena Williams - Bellaire, TX - Family   May 16, 2020

Richard and I are so very sorry to hear of the passing of your sweet Mom. She was such a kind, gentle loving Lady. Always had a smile. Please accept our sincere sympathy. She is now reunited with the love of her life and they are once again holding hands. May she rest in peace.

Posted by Richard and Janice Hobbs - San Antonio, TX - Family Friend   May 16, 2020

Rochelle and I send our sincere condolences to the Casseb family at this time of loss. I would see her and George at various restaurants around town at lunch and she was always so gracious and friendly. They were a beautiful couple. May she be at peace and that time will make the sadness fade and bring happy memories of her life to her family.

Posted by David and Rochelle Lefton - San Antonio, TX - Family Friend   May 15, 2020

May dear Aunt Connie reside in that abode of refreshing, of light and of peace.
Mr and Mrs Michael Casseb

Posted by Michael Casseb - San Antonio, TX - Family Friend   May 15, 2020

Our deepest sympathies. Please know that the family is in our thoughts and prayers.

May His peace surround and comfort everyone.

Posted by Paul & Jaydean Urban - Harper, TX - Friend   May 14, 2020

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