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David C. Gaskin


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David C. Gaskin Obituary
David C. Gaskin, 83, of Exton passed away on June 12, 2014. Born in Columbia, S.C. in 1930, he was the son of Ada Heckle and Thomas Preston Gaskin, both deceased. David served honorably in the U.S. Marine Corps with over 20 years of active duty. In the Korean War he was a member of the Chosin Few, followed by duty in Okinawa, the Philippines, Viques, and two tours in Vietnam working as an intelligence specialist. Upon discharge, as a Master Gunny Sergeant, he entered the Postal Service as an Inspector. David was the beloved husband of Irini (Ricu) Gaskin; loving father of Teresa L. LoGiudice (Russell); loving grandfather of David and Stephanie and step-grandchildren, Rebecca and Beth and six great-grandchildren; and dear brother to Totsy MacMahon. Relatives and friends are invited to his visitation 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 17th, at the Donohue Funeral Home, 43 W. Lancaster Avenue, Downingtown, PA 19335, 610-269-3080, and 9 to 9:50 a.m. today, Wednesday, at St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Church, 900 S. Trooper Road, Jeffersonville, PA 19403, followed by his Funeral Service at 10 a.m. Interment at Northwood Cemetery, Downingtown. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Golden Memory Clinic at Coatesville VA Medical Center, 1400 Blackhorse Hill Road, Coatesville, PA 19320 or to St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Church Building Fund at the address above. Online condolences at www.donohuefuneralhome.com.
Published in Daily Local News on June 15, 2014
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