Donald M Deasey

June 22, 1928 ~ February 22, 2022 (age 93)


Donald M. Deasey, 93, loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather passed away on February 22, 2022 at his daughter’s home with his family at his side. He was born on June 22, 1928 in Big Run,PA, the son of the late. John and Bernice Deasey. He graduated from Dubois Area High School, and later moved to Erie, PA where he was employed by General Electric. Shortly after, Donald met the love of his life, Thelma, whom he married August 14, 1950. Thelma passed away on January 17, 2020 just after they had celebrated their 69 year anniversary. After 25 years of service as a draftsman, Don retired from Electric Materials. He enjoyed camping, boating, golfing, playing cards, hunting, reading, and was a very talented woodworker. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 5 brothers and sisters. Don is survived by four daughters, Karen (Michael), Kim (Ron), Jackie (Mike), and Terri (Bob); 6 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; his brother, Ray; a sister, Joy; as well as several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the William D. Elkin Funeral Home, 65 South Lake Street, North East on Sunday from 4:00 p.m. until time of a funeral service at 6:00 p.m. Officiating the service is Rev. David Kuchta. Private interment will be held at Erie County Memorial Gardens. The family would like to thank UPMC Hospice for their compassion and kindness. Please send condolences to

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February 27, 2022

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
William D. Elkin Funeral Home
65 South Lake Street
North East, PA 16428

Funeral Service
February 27, 2022

6:00 PM
William D. Elkin Funeral Home

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