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Albert Joseph Dereskiewicz

July 18, 1932 - April 11, 2020

Albert J. Dereskiewicz, 87, of St. Clairsville, OH died Saturday April 11th, 2020 at his home surrounded by his loved ones.

He was born July 18th, 1932, son of the late Albert and Margaret (Donalavage) Dereskiewicz in Shenandoah Pennsylvania. Albert was a proud member of the St. Clairsville American Legion Post 159. He enjoyed visiting other veterans at the Belmont Correctional Facility in his spare time. Albert was former president of Kwanis Club in Vandergrift, PA as well as the former president of the Merchant’s Association in Vandergrift, PA.

He was a long time member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Albert retired from J.C. Penney’s Store after working many years in the shoe department. Albert is an Army veteran of the Korean War.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Marcia (Bryant) Dereskiewicz, whom he married November 9th, 1957; as well as a sister, Joan (Alex) Truhan.

He is survived by sons, Gary (Brenda) Dereskiewicz of Flushing, OH, Michael (Donna) Dereskiewicz of Zanesville, OH, James (Cathy) Dereskiewicz of Harrisonville, MO, Thomas Dereskiewicz of Kansas City, MO, his daughter Karen (Leland) Lasure  of Harrisonville, MO.

In addition he is survived by his brothers Ron (Cam) Derr of Shenandoah, PA and Steven (Marla) Dereskiewicz of Grain Valley, MO and sister, Arlene (Joe) Klocek of Allentown, PA; as well as his brother in law Terry (Cathy) Bryant, 8 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by Care Funeral & Cremation Specialists 204 W. Main St. St. Clairsville, OH 43950.

Memorial contributions benefit St. Mary’s Catholic Church by going to “”.

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