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Tricia Hope Cassidy

Born: Fri., Jul. 12, 1985
Died: Sun., Jan. 20, 2019


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STEVENSVILLE – Tricia Hope Cassidy, 33, of Stevensville found peace on Sunday, January 20, 2019. She was born July 12, 1985 in Helena, MT, to Roger and Kathy Cassidy. Tricia was raised and attended school in Stevensville, but she also called Missoula, Seattle, and Portland home. Tricia will forever be remembered for her kind soul, her boundless creativity, and her ability to connect with so many people. Tricia loved all animals, especially her cat, Tux. She enjoyed drawing, computers, music, and making people laugh. Tricia was loved by many. Her memory will live on in the hearts of those she loved forever. Roger and Kathy consider being her parents as one of the greatest gifts life has given them. In her life, Tricia endured many personal battles yet was able to maintain her sense of humor and witty personality. She fought long and hard, battling both physical and mental afflictions. Tricia is finally at rest in eternal peace. She is survived by her parents Roger and Kathy, brother Connor, aunts and uncles: Steve Hopkins, Teri (Mike) Lundberg, Brian (Carolyn) Cassidy, Kathy Kruzich, Anne (Pat) Mahoney, Dion (Patti) Cassidy, Terri (Joe) McClafferty, Frank (Kathy) Cassidy, Mike(Marla) Cassidy, Nancy Fisher, numerous cousins, and grandparents Alan and Terry Reavley. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, James and Arlene Hopkins, and Gus and Mary Cassidy. The family asks that you consider memorial donations to the Missoula Chapter of the National Alliance for Mental Illness in Tricia’s name. NAMI Missoula, P.O. Box 5413, Missoula, MT 59806.

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Pam Brigham
   Posted Wed January 23, 2019
Dear Roger, Kathy and Conner,
I had no idea when I saw Roger and Conner at St Pat's today of your deep loss. I am so very sorry about Tricia's passing. You all are in my prayers,
Pam Brigham

Kristen Townley
   Posted Wed January 23, 2019
Kathy, I was so sad to hear of Tricia's passing. I pray she is now at peace. You and the rest of the family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Joanne Puccinelli
   Posted Thu January 24, 2019
Terry and I are keeping you all in our hearts and prayers. Tricia was always kind as a student in my 6th Grade Class. My mother loved Tricia. She enjoyed visiting with her and thought she was adorable. We realize she was trying to cope with serious conditions. Though she will be missed, she will continue to be loved by those who knew her. Tricia felt she had the best family in the world. We believe Tricia had amazing parents and brother. The sun will peek out more and more as time passes. Love you all!

Linda Wheeler
   Posted Thu January 24, 2019
Dear Roger and Kathy,

My heart goes out to you both for your loss. I am so glad that Tricia is at peace but so very sorry for your loss. You are two wonderful people who were wonderful parents to Tricia. Words of comfort are tough at a time like this but I can only share the words that comforted me when my Mom died last year. "Grief never ends, but it changes. It's a passage, not a place to stay. Grief is not a sign of weakness, nor a lack of faith. It is the price of love." Please take care.

Linda Wheeler

Courtney & Moose Weatherman
   Posted Thu January 24, 2019
Our thoughts are with your family. Tricia was a beautiful, talented, and brilliant young woman, and we are grateful to have the time we did with her.

LB Carver
   Posted Thu January 24, 2019
To Tricias Family-
I was scanning the obits when I saw Triicias picture. Though I did not know her, my heart broke a little for her famy and the loss of such a beautiful woman. This picture of her is so pretty. My most sincere condolences to all of you.

Kristie
   Posted Thu January 24, 2019
Dear Cousins,
I was so saddened to hear about Tricia. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers. Let us know if there is anything we can do during this difficult time. God Bless!
Love,
Kristie & family

Jayne & Don Faris
   Posted Thu January 24, 2019
Kathy, Roger, & Conner,
We are so very sorry to hear about Trisha, our prayers are with you all at this time of Great loss. Please let us know if there is anything at all we can do for you. Love you all! Jayne & Don

Nicholas Sykes
   Posted Fri January 25, 2019
I never met Tricia, but I can tell she was a quality person. What a tragic waste of a beautiful person in every way.

Nancy L Lowell
   Posted Fri January 25, 2019
Sending tons of love and prayers to all of you at this very difficult time.

Nancy Lowell

Christine White
   Posted Fri January 25, 2019
A beautiful soul and I feel blessed to have know her.

Bonnie McCormick
   Posted Fri January 25, 2019
Roger and Kathy,
I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Tricia. I always admired her intelligence and patience when she helped all of us that struggled with our computers at school. Please know that your friends are mourning your loss and our grieving for you. May your good memories sustain you in the future. Bless you.

Bev Young (NAMI)
   Posted Fri January 25, 2019
Dear Kathy and Roger -
I feel as though my heart is bleeding grief for you and your loss of beloved Tricia. You were there for Tricia, remember that. and you did your best. You are in my prayers now and will be in the future as you learn to go forward without her physical presence. One of my favorite quotes from The Little Prince: “The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or touched, they are felt with the heart.”
May you find your way to peace.
Bev Young

Robin Herman
   Posted Fri January 25, 2019
Dearest Kathy, Roger & Conner,
I am so very sorry to hear about the loss of your beautiful daughter and sister. My heart is heavy for you and my arms are stretched tightly around you with great big hugs. You are in my thoughts & prayers. Sending you strength and LOVE.

Lisbeth Lubbers
   Posted Fri January 25, 2019
Our prayers and deepest condolences go out to you and your family. I will always remember how helpful she was all those years with that darn 8th grade promotion video and the patience she had for my technology ineptness.
I am so sorry and my thoughts are with you. Lis Lubbers

Gary Brooks
   Posted Fri January 25, 2019
Kathy, Roger, and Connor,

I am incredibly saddened to hear of Tricia's death. She will be greatly missed by so many. My memories of Tricia are all wonderful: her incredible wit and sense of humor, her outside-the-box thinking and intelligence that always amazed me. I rarely had a conversation with her that did not include both of us laughing. My fondest memory of her will be her unique perspective and positive outlook, regardless of the situation or topic.
May you all find peace with the passage of time. Her passing is a tragedy, but all of us are better for having known her.

Geri Stinger
   Posted Fri January 25, 2019
Kathy and Roger,
I am so sad to hear about Tricia's passing. You are such great parents and I'm so sorry for your loss. Peace be with you.
Big Hugs and Much Love.
Geri Stinger

Ms Stephanie
   Posted Sat January 26, 2019
Sending my condolences to the Cassidy family for the loss of your dear Tricia. May you find comfort from the bible scriptures at Acts 24:15 that “there is going to be a resurrection” and John 5:28, 29 that holds out a hope of being reunited with your loved one. God hates death and views it as an enemy. Soon he will conquer that enemy that brings sorrow and mourning to families everywhere -1 Corinthians 15:26.

Alex Reynolds
   Posted Sun January 27, 2019
My name is Alex and, although I didn’t know Tricia personally, please accept my condolences on the loss of your dear young loved one. The Bible can offer great comfort in these difficult times. When Jesus was on earth, he spoke of a wonderful time when he will call our dead loved ones back to life!! This incredible promise is recorded at John 5:28,29. I hope you can find some comfort in these words. If you would like to learn more about the resurrection or the future hope for the dead, please visit jw.org. I am so sorry for your loss.

Dennis and Sylvia Kimzey
   Posted Thu January 31, 2019
Kathy and Roger, We were so sorry to learn of the passing of your beautiful daughter, Tricia. We will hold you in our hearts. Dennis and Sylvia

Kris & Alan Moe
   Posted Thu January 31, 2019
Kathy, Roger, and Conner,
We are so sorry to hear about Tricia. She has now found eternal peace.we are praying you all find strength and peace. Rely on others to help and keep the memories of Tricia close at heart. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all Alan & Kris

Mary Gerber
   Posted Fri February 01, 2019
Roger, Kathy and Connor,
My heart broke when I saw Tricia's obituary. I have such wonderful memories of our kids growing up together, and I can only hope your memories will ease some of the grief you must feel. I'm holding you close to my heart and sending you healing thoughts.

Kathy and Dale Dufresne
   Posted Sat February 02, 2019
Cassidys.... Our hearts hurt with yours. We were there when this wonderful baby came into your lives! All the school community so enjoyed the time we had with Tricia through all the years and beyond school. I can tell you, also, that she was one of my best HS mentors. Tricia came to my rescue when I needed help with a web site and guided me through that process following retirement, too. We all so loved her sense of humor and humble ways. Tricia was truly the lucky one to have been placed in your family; no other family could have been better. We have great sorrow but we also send good thoughts to all of you. We will cherish the fun memories with Tricia.

Marina Weatherly
   Posted Mon February 11, 2019
Dearest Kathy, Roger & Conner & extended family- My arms and heart are wrapped around you with love. Tricia was a beautiful daughter, student, and friend to so many. Her eyes in the photo say it all..It is her light we will remember. You are beautiful and the best parents/family a gal could ever have! I love you. Marina & Chris

Lucie
   Posted Sun February 17, 2019
Dear Cassidy family.
.Tricia was a dear friend to me. She was a light in my life that I needed at a time when I was struggling. Knowing Tricia changed my life for the better...and because of her my life was a brighter place. I truly loved and cherished her. I am deeply sorry for your loss and know she will always live on in all of our hearts.

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