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Mr. John Deskiewicz

September 17, 1940 — March 7, 2019

BARTOW - Mr. John Deskiewicz, 78, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2019 in Tampa, FL. Mr. Deskiewicz was born September 17, 1940 in Norristown, PA and moved to Bartow, FL from North Wales, PA six years ago. He was a crematory technician at Ivy Hill Cemetery and Crematory, and a former funeral assistant at Koller Funeral Home in Roxborough, PA for 13 years. Mr. Deskiewicz was a 1958 graduate of Arch Bishop Kendrick High School in Norristown, PA, a Master Mason of Palestine Roxborough 135 F. & A.M. of Pennsylvania, past Patron of the Signet Chapter Order of the Eastern Star, and a member of the LuLu Shrine where he was in the Oriental Band. He was a member and Lay Leader of Asbury United Methodist Church in Bartow, FL, a member of the Montgomery Square First United Methodist Church in North Wales, PA, and took part in the Florida Emmaus Walk. When Mr. Deskiewicz was not busy with his work, civic or religious organizations, he loved to relax and go camping at Lake-N-Wood campground in Bowmansville, PA. During his rest and relaxation time, he enjoyed watching NASCAR and Philadelphia sports, but most of all he loved spending time with his family.

Mr. Deskiewicz was preceded in death by his infant daughter, Cindy Deskiewicz; parents, Joseph and Stella Rotay Deskiewicz; grand-daughter, Emma Lynn Deskiewicz; and several other close family members.

He is survived by his loving wife, Mrs. L. Nevada Deskiewicz, Bartow, FL; sons, Christopher J. Deskiewicz and wife Karen, Glenside, PA, Mark J. Deskiewicz and wife Jennifer, Westminster, MD, and Robert Deskiewicz, Norristown, PA; grandchildren, Danielle, Brandon, Jonathan, Samantha, and Tyler.

Visitation in Florida will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, March 16, 2019 at the Asbury United Methodist Church. 1650 S. Jackson Ave., Bartow, FL 33830. Memorial services will follow at 2:00 p.m. in the church sanctuary. A second visitation and service in Pennsylvania will be held, with the visitation beginning at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, April 7, 2019 followed by a Celebration of Life service that will include services held by the Masonic Lodge and Eastern Star, at 4:00 p.m. , Sunday, April 7, 2019 in the sanctuary of Montgomery Square United Methodist Church, 1900 County Line Road, North Wales, PA 19454.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donation be made to either Asbury United Methodist Church in Bartow, FL or to the Montgomery Square United Methodist Church.

Arrangements are being handled by Hancock Funeral Home, Fort Meade, FL and Pritts Funeral Home & Chapel, Westminster, MD.
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Saturday, March 16, 2019

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Asbury United Methodist Church

, North Wales, PA 19454

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