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David Michael Pasch

October 28, 1968 - August 2, 2021

David Michael Pasch, age 52, of Newark, DE, passed away on Monday, August 2, 2021.

Born in Cheverly, MD on October 28, 1968, he was a son of Bruce Edward Pasch and the late Catherine Ann (Simone) Pasch. David grew up in Parksley, VA. His career as a research scientist/analyst began at DuPont then onto QPS where he dutifully worked for over 15 years.

David was deeply passionate about his favorite tv show, ‘Twin Peaks’ and on many occasions, made his family listen to the soundtrack. He was darkly comedic and always had a quip ready to go. David loved music, especially The Smiths, The Pet Shop Boys, and The Jesus and Mary Chain. He frequently went to concerts when he was able. David was loved by everyone who met him, even if he didn’t particularly like them back.

In addition to his mother, David was preceded in death by his sister, Michelle Pasch and best friend, Tim Devonshire. He is survived by his father, Bruce Pasch; sister, Carol Mears (Isaac); brother, Bruce Pasch, Jr.; nieces and nephews, Daniel Mears (Lauren), Jennifer Kershaw (Thomas), Dara, Jason, Sarah, and Kristine; great-nieces, Brynhild Kershaw and Kaelyn Mears; as well as many other nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 1 pm until 2 pm on Tuesday, August 10, 2021, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 W. Park Place, Newark, DE, where a memorial service will begin at 2 pm. Interment will be held privately. Face coverings will be required for all those in attendance not immunized with the COVID-19 vaccine per the CDC and Governor of Delaware.

Any family members or friends who are unable to attend David’s memorial service can live stream the service by clicking here.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in David’s memory to Feeding America, P.O. Box 96749, Washington, D.C. 20090-6749 or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 3810.

“Have the pleasure of

Meaning what you sing

Oh, make no mistake, my friend

All of this will end

So sing it now (sing your life)

All the things you love (sing your life)

All the things you loathe (sing your life)

Oh, sing your life”

                   -“Sing your Life”, Morrissey

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  • David was one of the nicest guys you could know. Always tried to help everyone in any way he could! He was a great cousin who will be missed.

    He was also a big ham who made everyone laugh.

  • My deepest sympathies go out to all of David’s friends and family.
    Love you David. Your Foxy ☀️

  • I’ll truly miss David! He drew my attention with his “dark humor” when we first met at DuPont, then moving onto QPS he trained me in many basics, being few days ahead of me. He continued helping me in many occasions over the many years. Hope in our last conversation I provided some help in return. Thank You David and be happy over there!

  • I’m so very sorry for your loss! I enjoyed working with David and will always remember him fondly.

  • David has a big heart, and I will miss his fine tuned sarcasm.

  • I had the pleasure of working with David for his entire QPS career. He was a constant source of humor and wit to all of us in the QPS family. Always there with a lending hand (and a snarky remark), and he was well-liked by everyone that he encountered. David will certainly be dearly missed. I pray that God’s peace surrounds David and his family during this challenging time.

  • I’ll miss David. He is so willing to help others.
    It has been many years since Dupont days and QPS years.

  • David was a ray of sunlight at work. He was perhaps the best dressed and best smelling man I have ever known. He would breeze in, have you laughing with his wicked sense of humor and maybe a even a petite shoulder massage. He always made time to answer my questions and was especially helpful when I first started at QPS. I was lucky to have known him and memories of David will always make me smile.