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 Ivey Hill Cemetery and Crematory, and a former funeral assistant at Koller Funeral Home in Roxborough, PA for 13 years. Mr. Desiewicz was a 1959 graduate of Arch Bishop Kendrick High School in Norristown, PA, a 3rd Degree 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 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 liked to enjoy watching NASCAR races or take in a good sports game of most, but most of all he loved spending time with his family. Mr. Deskiewicz was preceded in death by his 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, Robert Deskiewicz, Norristown, PA; grandchildren, Danielle, Brandon, Johnathan, Samantha, and Tyler. Visitation will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, March 16, 2019 at the Asbury Methodist Church. 1650 S. Jackson Ave., Bartow, FL 33830. Memorial services will follow at 2:00 p.m. in the church sanctuary, and a second memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m., Sunday, April 7, 2019 in the sanctuary of Montgomery Square United Methodist Church, 1800 County Line Road, North Wales, PA 19454. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donation be made to either Asbury 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 and Crematory in Westminster, MD To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Mr. John Deskiewicz please visit our Sympathy Store.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of John Deskiewicz September 17 1940 March 7 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Fort Meade, state: Florida