Marie Louise Daskevich(1925 - 2013)

Marie Louise Daskevich, 87, of Mansfield went to join her beloved husband with our Lord on Monday, May 6, 2013. Service: Mass of Christian Burial will be held at noon Thursday at St. Jude Catholic Church, Mansfield. Interment: 2 p.m. Thursday in Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, with a brief scripture service, at Blessing Funeral Home. Memorials: In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the , Box 841125, Dallas, Texas 75284-1125. Marie was born Aug. 9, 1925, in Ranger to the late Clarence and Alta Gallagher. She married the late Anthony "Tut" Daskevich, also of Ranger, in 1946 after his return from Army service in World War II. Together they raised four children and for 30 years made their life as an Army family, serving our nation and enjoying assignments across the United States and overseas. After retiring from the service, the couple settled in Mansfield in 1976, becoming active members of the community and St. Jude Catholic Church. They were happily together for over 60 years before Tut's passing in 2006. Marie was a very loving wife and mother whose most profound joy was in taking care of others, especially her beloved family. In all ways, she felt her life to be a truly blessed one, and she celebrated it every day through giving and sharing. Marie was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and her sisters, Betty Bohan and Bertha Allen. Survivors: Her daughters, Lynda Hinds and husband, Ron, of Arlington and Dorothy Ford and husband, AD, of Granbury; sons, Anthony and wife, Carolyn, of Leesburg, Va., and Daniel of Granbury; two grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and sisters, Patricia Gallagher of Arlington and Rita Parker of Katy.

Funeral Home

Blessing Funeral Home
401 Elm Street Mansfield, TX 76063
(817) 473-1555

Published in Star-Telegram on May 8, 2013