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David Deivert

June 10, 1963 — June 13, 2022


Dave Deivert died peacefully in his sleep on June 13, 2022, at his home in Mifflinburg, after a long battle with cancer.

He was born June 10, 1963, to the late Paul Deivert and Barbara Reichley. He was a graduate of Shamokin Area High School.

Dave was an electrician by trade but later discovered that he enjoyed woodworking. He built a tiny house for himself and his companion of 27 years, Jennifer Blake. He was a hardworking man who could never sit still., delivering the Standard Journal and Daily Item for 18 years.

Dave was a member of the West End Social Club, making many friends there. After turning his life around, he would do anything to help someone in need, as he knew the struggles of a hard life. Many times, he adopted a family at Christmas.

In addition to Jen, he was survived by his cat Sparky; three daughters, Rosa and spouse John Struble, Lucretia Irvine and Jason Weikel, and Kayla Deivert; one son, Ryan Deivert; 10 grandchildren,  Brady and Wesley Struble, Nick and Skylar Irvine, James, Hailey, and Garrett Hakes, Lilliana and Madelyn Merrill, Emily Herrold; one great-granddaughter, Lilliana Ulrich; brother, Michael Deivert; sister, Patty Herman; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceeded in death by his parents, sister Linda, a nephew, and his best friend, Jasper.
There will be no services as he donated his body to science in the hope of helping others.

Arrangements are by Roupp Funeral Home Inc., 8594 Old Turnpike Rd., Mifflinburg.

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