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Mark Detchemendy

July 30, 1948 — July 17, 2023

Mark Detchemendy

Augusta, GA – Entered into rest on Monday, July 17, 2023, Mr. Mark Lawson Detchemendy, 74, loving husband of Gloria Tavares Detchemendy.

Mark was born in El Paso, Texas to Edward and Mary Margaret Detchemendy and one of 7 siblings. He was a Navy veteran. He was a devoted husband to wife Gloria of 51 years and loving father to his 8 children and 15 grandchildren.

Family members in addition to his wife include his children: Melissa Detchemendy (Crystal), Michelle Patel (Vipul), Joshua Detchemendy, Luke Detchemendy (Bridget), Abraham Detchemendy (Katie), Noah Detchemendy, Jeremiah Detchemendy (Michelle), Edward Detchemendy (Brittany); grandchildren: Cara Chimento, Brittany Edmunds, Oscar Detchemendy, Ella Detchemendy, Maialen Patel, Maeve Detchemendy, Shy Patel, Liam Kennedy, Oliver Detchemendy, Magnolia Detchemendy, Valin Patel, Lawson Detchemendy, Canon Detchemendy and Mila Detchemendy; siblings: Tom Detchemendy (Linda), Mike Detchemendy (Danella), Cecelia Gillahan (Gary), Julia Compoc (the late Ted), and Melissa Butler (Walter). He is predeceased by his sister: Beverly.

The family will receive friends at 10 am Friday, July 21, 2023, with a Mass following at 11:00 A.M. at St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church with Fr. John Johnson as celebrant. Mark was a talented artist and painting was his passion. Since he filled our world with beauty let’s memorialize him by wearing your favorite color to the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to 143 Ministries International, 2801 Ingleside Drive Augusta GA 30909.

Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907 (706) 364-8484. Please sign the guestbook at
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Friday, July 21, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church

2601 Wheeler Road, Augusta, GA 30904

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