Monica Lynn Casbon,
age 63, passed away peacefully on Monday evening, March 18, 2019, at Center
for Hospice Care in South Bend, IN.
She was born on
August 10, 1955 in Michigan City, IN, to Frank J. and Mary F. (Ray) Kamaski.
On September 30,
2000, in Chesterton, IN, Monica married Robert D. Casbon, who survives. In
addition to her husband, Monica is survived by her daughter, Katie F. Casbon
of Granger, IN; mother, Mary F. Kamaski of Chesterton; sister, Marie Kamaski
of Porter, IN; and brothers, Michael (Vickie) Kamaski of Chesterton; Mark
Kamaski of Griffith, IN; and Matt Kamaski of Porter.
Monica was preceded
in death by her father, Frank Kamaski and an infant brother, Frankie.
from Andrean High School. While attending college, she worked with her
mother as a licensed beautician in Chesterton, Indiana. Monica earned a
bachelor’s degree in business from Indiana University and was employed as an
auditor for the state of Indiana. She most recently worked as a teacher’s
aide at St. Joseph Pre-School. She was an active member of St. Pius X Church
and volunteered at the school. She enjoyed “brunch with the Ladies of St.
Pius”, a small group of very good friends. She also very much loved the
holidays and cooking and spending time with family.
cancer for over 8 years and never complained. She received chemotherapy
every two weeks. Often, her friends were not aware of her condition. She
graciously warmed the hearts of those that were fortunate enough to know
her. She will truly be missed.
Mass of Christian
Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 26, 2019, at St.
Pius X Catholic Church, 52553 Fir Road, Granger, IN. Rev. Mgr. William C.
Schooler will officiate. A luncheon will follow immediately from 11:00 to
12:30. Burial will follow at St. Patrick Cemetery in Chesterton, IN,
beginning at 1:00 p.m. (Central Time).
The family will
receive friends from 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Monday, March 25, at Palmer Funeral
HomeŃHickey Chapel, 17131 Cleveland Road, South Bend, with a prayer vigil at
7:00 p.m. following visitation. Additional visitation will be held at St.
Pius X on Tuesday from 9:00-10:00 a.m. prior to Mass.
sympathy in memory of Monica may be donated to Salvation Army, 303 Chapin
Street, South Bend, IN 46601.
may be left for the Casbon family at