Josephat A. ‘Joe’ Dextras, 89


Josephat A. “Joe” Dextras, 89, of Selbyville, formerly of College Park, Md., died Sunday, June 18, 2006, at Atlantic General Hospital, Berlin, Md. He had been a truck driver for many years.

He was a member of St. Luke’s Catholic Church in Ocean City, Md., the Knights of Columbus and the Teamsters Local 639 in Washington, D.C.

He is survived by his son, George Dextras and his wife Donna; his stepson, James Shugart and his wife Pat; one brother, Ovila Dextras; one sister, Helena Marcoux; six grandchildren, Allen Dextras, Debbi Dextras, Pam Wood, Lisa Harris, James Shugart and Robert Shugart; seven great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife Daisy E. Dextras and a brother, Donat Dextras.

Funeral services were scheduled for June 21 at Chapel at Fort Lincoln, Brentwood, Md.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks for prayers or masses in his name.