President Biden traveling to Scranton to pay respects to Ellen Casey

BY: - August 17, 2023

President Joe Biden will visit Scranton today to privately pay respects to the family of former Pennsylvania first lady Ellen Casey, mother of U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, the White House announced. Ellen Casey, 91, died Aug. 11. A public visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at St. Peter’s Cathedral in […]

Pennsylvania Capitol Building. May 24, 2022. Harrisburg, Pa. (Photo by Amanda Berg, for the Capital-Star).

Former Pa. First Lady Ellen Casey has died

BY: - August 11, 2023

Ellen Casey served as first lady of Pennsylvania from 1987 to 1995 while her husband, Bob Casey Sr., who died in 2000, served as the commonwealth’s 42nd governor.