Richard Edward Deskis

Richard Edward Deskis, age 76 Richard Edward Deskis, age 76 of Rehoboth Beach, DE, formerly of Delaware County, PA., passed away on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013 at the Delaware Hospice Center, Milford, DE. Mr. Deskis was born on Jan. 21, 1936 in Wilkes Barre, PA, son of the late Charles and Josephine Charnetski Deskis. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brothers Charles and Thomas Deskis. Mr. Deskis retired as a Quality Control Inspector in 1995 after 35 years service with Boeing -Vertol, Helicopter Division. He served in the US Army during the Korean War and as a reservist following the war and was a member of the American Legion in Lewes, DE. Mr. Deskis played semi-pro baseball on the Norwood Team in the Delaware County Delco League. An avid lover of baseball his team was the Phillies. Bowling and fishing were two of his hobbies which he had enjoyed through the years. He was a member of Union Local UAW 1069 where he had served as shop steward for many years. Survivors: his wife Margaret Bradigan Deskis, one son Richard J. Deskis and his wife Colleen of Wallingford, PA; twin granddaughters Lily and Nora and one grandson Jack. Mass of Christian Burial: celebrated Wednesday Jan. 9, 2013, 11:00 AM, St. Edmond Catholic Church, 409 King Charles Avenue, Rehoboth Beach, DE. Burial with military honors will follow at the Epworth Methodist Cemetery, Rehoboth Beach, DE. In lieu of flowers contributions are suggested to , P.O. Box 163, Salisbury, MD 21803-016 Please visit Mr. Deskis's Life Memorial and sign the online guest registry:

Published in The Daily Times on Jan. 8, 2013