Stephen T. Nasko Sr., retired supervisor
Stephen T. Nasko Sr., 81, of Frankford, passed away peacefully Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, at Christiana Hospital with his family at his side. He was born in Chester, Pa., Thursday, May 21, 1931, son of the late Stephen Nasko and Gladys Meeks Nasko Wright. He was also preceded in death by his beloved wife, Marjorie T. Nasko, who passed on Jan. 15, 2006; a daughter, Debra N. Gunther; and three brothers, Ronald, William and Donald Nasko.
Mr. Nasko was a 1949 graduate of Chester High School at which time he began a 37-year career with Sinclair Petroleum which later became BP. At the time of his retirement in 1986 he was a refinery shift supervisor. He was an accomplished basketball and softball player and was an avid listener of music of his era. His devotion to his family was unwavering and he will be sorely missed.
His survivors include his son Stephen T. Nasko Jr. and wife Deborah of Norwood, Pa.; two daughters, Diane N. Marshall of Lewes and Linda S. Nasko of Dagsboro; five grandsons, David Stuckey of Millville, T.R. Marshall V of Lewes, Stephen Taylor Nasko and wife Cindy of Washington, DC, Daniel Nasko of Newark, and Ryan Stuckey and wife Ksenia of Dagsboro; three granddaughters, Taylor Marshall Keen and husband Drew of Lewes, Meredith Marshall of Rehoboth Beach and Erin Archer and husband Kevin of Morton, Pa.; two great-grandsons, Dylan P. Archer and Chase Archer both of Morton, Pa.; a sister, Patricia N. Urry of Easton, Md.; a half-sister, Pauline Shepherd of Newark; and many nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 7, at Mariners Bethel Cemetery, 81 Central Ave., Ocean View. Friends may call that day from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m., at Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium, Clarksville Chapel, 34874 Atlantic Ave., Ocean View.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Tunnell Cancer Center, 424 Savannah Road, Lewes, DE 19958, or the American Heart Association, 200 Continental Drive, Suite 101, Newark, DE 19713.