Kerasavich, Joseph A. “Joe”

Chadds Ford, PA- Joseph A. “Joe” Kerasavich, age 73, passed away unexpectedly at his home on April 22, 2021. He was born in Southwest Philadelphia, PA and was the son of the late Joseph and Bernice Kerasavich. Joe graduated from John Bartram HS, SW Philly in 1968.

He had a 40-year career at the DuPont Edgemoor Plant as a pipefitter and where he won several awards as the Head of Safety Committee. Joe retired in 2016. He also played on the Edgemoor Plant Softball Team for many years. Joe was a longtime member of the Delaware Underwater Swim Club and spent many years scuba diving with them.

After retirement Joe enjoyed volunteering at the Delaware Blood Bank for many years. Bringing the most joy to him was spending time with his 2 grandsons.

Joe is survived by his wife of 51 years, Mary; 2 sons, David and Peter (Kristin); 2 grandsons, Daschel and Braxton; 2 sisters, Mary Gumbel (Clint) and Betty Williams (Mike) and a close extended family.

Due to current health concerns, services and burial will be held privately.

In lieu of, contributions may be made to the American Heart Assoc., 200 Continental Dr., Suite 101, Newark, DE 19713.

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