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David L. “Possum” Paszkiewicz

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David L. “Possum” Paszkiewicz

Mr. David L. “Possum” Paszkiewicz of Ashley, IL departed this life due to injuries sustained in a tractor accident near his home in rural Ashley on Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 9:20 PM. He had attained the age of 59 years, 10 months and 25 days.

Mr. Paszkiewicz was born on January 15, 1956 in Centralia, the son of Theodore and Eleanor (Kuberski) Paszkiewicz. He was united in marriage to Linda Hicks on July 2, 1977 at St. Ann Catholic Church in Nashville and she survives his passing.

David worked out of Laborers Local #459 in Belleville and he was a self-employed mechanic. He was of the catholic faith. David loved hunting, fishing, working on cars and he enjoyed being outdoors.

Left to mourn his passing is his wife Linda Paszkiewicz of Ashley; two sons, Daniel (Kara Lane) Paszkiewicz of Nashville, and Michael (Samantha Harre and Jackson) Paszkiewicz of Ashley; aunt, niece, cousins, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Per the wishes of David and his family, cremation was performed and a memorial service were held at the Campagna Funeral Home in Nashville on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 with Fr. Andy Knopk officiating.

Should friends desire mass offerings or memorials may be made to the St. Ann Catholic Church or St. Michael Catholic Church and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home.

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