Desmond Deeter, 58

December 20, 2021

Desmond Deeter, 58 of Manhattan, Kansas, and formerly of Lancaster, PA, passed away on December 20, 2021.

Born in West Reading, PA he was the son of J. Donald Sr. and Bobbie Shaeffer, and the late Charles W. Deeter, Jr.

Des is survived by a son, Mack of Manhattan, KS, a sister Cherie Deeter DiSantos of Reading, PA, step-sister Gynith of New Providence, PA, 2 stepbrothers J. Donald, Jr. (Ingrid) of Lancaster and David of San Diego, CA, and granddaughter Baylee Deeter (his pride and joy) of Manhattan, KS.

Des graduated from McCaskey High in 1981. He worked at Flexsteel and sales for many years.

He belonged to the Travelers Club where he enjoyed playing cards. As a young boy he played street hockey most of his life, becoming one of the fairest referees in Lancaster.

A celebration for Des will be announced at a later date.

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Condolences to the Family

January 05, 2022

I am so sorry to hear about your sudden and unexpected loss.  Des will definitely be missed.  I worked with him at Wolf Furniture.  He would always say “I’m blessed!” with a big smile on his face when I asked how he was doing.  I enjoyed working with him.  May you have fond memories of your times together.
Wendy Stewart

January 01, 2022

I played countless games in which Dez officiated and played along side him a few times. He was always up-beat, encouraging and a blast to be around. My condolences to his son and his family for the loss of a truly fine man. He impacted my life at a young age and I will always be grateful to have known him. A member of our hockey family. 

January 01, 2022

No idea what to say,  we were good friends for many years,  hopefully you will RIP.
mitchell a singleton

December 31, 2021

So sorry for the loss of your father.   You guys have our prayers and condolences 🙏 ❤🙏the DeSanctis family 

December 31, 2021

Love you pops

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