Helene (Penny) Mirsky Causgrove

Helene (Penny) Mirky Causgrove passed away on Wednesday March 23, 2016. She was the wife of the late Joseph T. Caumsgrove. Born in New Haven April 23, 1919. She was the daughter of the late Hyman and Ann Marinoff Mirsky. Beloved Mother of Kathleen Causgrove-Flanagan and her husband Robert E. Flanagan. Penny as she was know graduated from Commercial High School in 1937. She was employed for the City of New Haven and she was the Sealer of Weights and Measures, until her retirement. She worked for the City of New Haven for 32 years. She volunteered at Yale-New Haven Hospital for over twenty years. She was predeceased by her sister Elizabeth (Aunt Betty) Thorn. Penny was a avid Red Sox Fan.
Graveside funeral service will be held today, (Thursday), 11:am at the Beaverdale Memorial Park, Fitch St., New Haven.

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  1. Brian Enright said,

    03.23.16 at 7:42 pm

    Very sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. From the obit it sounds as if she lived a full life, and , like her daughter, gave back to her community.

  2. Martin Platt said,

    03.23.16 at 7:42 pm

    Sorry to hear about the passing of your mother, sending my condolences in this time of sorrow.

  3. Annie Kaplan said,

    03.24.16 at 11:20 am

    Kathy, please accept my heartfelt condolences. It was an honor to know Penny for more than 20 years as a volunteer at YNHH. Her service and yours is an example to all of us. I am very sorry, Penny was a very special person and will be missed. In sympathy, Annie

  4. Bob Shanley said,

    03.24.16 at 1:43 pm

    Kathy, sorry for your loss. Bob

  5. Alton & Marge Eliason said,

    03.24.16 at 3:35 pm

    Kathy, We are so sad. Our friendship goes back so many years. Yes, even before you were a teenager. and you and your Dad & Mom made those days wonderful memories we will hold close for our next few next few? years.
    Alton (99) & Marge (101) Eliason . .

  6. Kelly C. Ruickoldt said,

    03.24.16 at 4:53 pm

    Kathy, I am so sorry for your loss. Your Mom was an amazing & loving Mother. My thoughts & prayer are with you & Bob at this time. I am terribly sorry I did not make the service today. I will be in touch.
    Love you. Kelly

  7. Max Goldberg said,

    03.24.16 at 6:08 pm

    Kathy, I read your mother’s obituary today and I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. I remember her from our youth, I guess somethings you never forget. Max

  8. judy Limauro said,

    03.24.16 at 6:26 pm

    Dear Kathy,

    Our sincere sympathy to you and your family at this sad time. Our thoughts are with you at this time.

    Judy and Carl Limauro

  9. Nancy Allinson said,

    03.25.16 at 2:42 pm

    Dear Kathy,

    My Aunt Penny was a real fire plug!
    Full of energy, chatty, loving, and
    I loved her laugh and sense of
    humor. She was so generous and
    I still have the watches she gave
    me for school graduations.
    I am grateful she was able to be
    there when her sister, my mom,

    You took such good care of her!!
    I am so. very sorry for your loss.
    She was not only your mom but
    your best friend.

    Lots of love to you. dear cousin,
    and to Bobby, who has been a
    great source of help and comfort!


  10. Tom and Anne Brandt said,

    03.27.16 at 11:39 am

    Our sincerest condolences and sympathies on the loss of Penny. She was a very special lady.

    Tom and Anne Brandt