David J. Marcheskie, Sr., 46, Husband of Catherine M. ( Drumheller) Marcheskie of Pottstown, passed away on Saturday at his residence surrounded by family members. Born in Pottstown, he was the son of Joanne (Lipko) Marcheskie & Robert Marcheskie.
He was a 1981 graduate of Pottsgrove High School & Western Montgomery County Vocational Technical School. David was the founder & owner/operator for many years of the Olympic Oil Heating & Air Conditioning Company of Pottstown. He was a loving & devoted family man who enjoyed spending time with his family. He also liked to ride his Harley Davidson motorcycle, go bass fishing, cook, & watch NASCAR. David was also very active with the Tri-County Chamber of Commerce, the Local Building Industries Exchange, & he was a Former President of the Pottstown Optimist Club who also served as an advisory member of the Western Montgomery County Vocational Technical School.
In addition to his wife & parents, David is also survived by his children ; David J. Marcheskie, Jr., of Greenville, N.C., Samantha A. Marcheskie, of Pottstown, his sister, Roberta Ellis (wife of Timothy) of Pottstown, & his niece, Melissa Ellis, of Bozeman, Montana. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Rosalie & Joseph Lipko, Sr., & Pauline & Thomas G. Marcheskie, Sr.
Relatives & friends are invited to attend his Funeral on Thursday, starting at 8:30 AM at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 711 N. Franklin Street, Pottstown, Pa., 19464, & to Parastas Service at 9:15 AM in the Funeral Home. David’s Funeral Liturgy will follow on Thursday at 10:30 AM at Saint John the Baptist Byzantine Catholic Church, 301 Cherry Street, Pottstown, Pa., 19464. Burial will be in Saint John’s Byzantine Catholic Cemetery. Friends may also call on Wednesday evening from 6-8 PM at the Funeral Home.
Memorial donations in David’s name may be made to the Fuel Fund of Saint John the Baptist Byzantine Catholic Church at the above address.