No announcement yet.

Commodore Joe Deasy (retired)

  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Commodore Joe Deasy (retired)

    The Death has been announced of Commodore Joe Deasy (Retired) Who was Flag Officer Commanding the Naval Service from 1990 to 1993.
    He was also the first Naval Diver, having been sent on a Torpedo Anti-Submarine course in 1964, a part of which was a 4 week diving Module.
    Diving unit’s story revealed (
    MA_016_027 by DFArchives, on Flickr

    Joe seen on the Right in this photo, wearing Commanders rank markings.

    The death has occurred of Commodore Joseph Anselm Deasy (Retd)
    Monkstown, Cork / Dungarvan, Waterford

    DEASY (Monkstown, Co. Cork and formerly of Dungarvan, Co. Waterford): On 3rd May 2021, peacefully, surrounded by his loving family and in the wonderful and kind care of the staff at Cramer’s Court Nursing Home, Commodore Joseph Anselm (Retd.), dearly beloved husband of Carmel (née Fleming), cherished father of Orla, Conor, Carol Anne and Susan, dear brother of Fr. Billy, Pat and the late June, Declan, Eilish and Austin.

    Lovingly remembered by his wife and family, sons-in-law Eddie and Phil and his adored grandchildren Milly, Emmie Jane, Patrick and Rory, extended family, neighbours and friends.

    A private family funeral will take place, in accordance with current guidelines. We thank you for your co-operation and understanding at this difficult time. Please leave your personal message for Joseph’s family on the condolence section below or through

    Last edited by na grohmiti; 3 May 2021, 22:22.
    German 1: Private Schnutz, I have bad news for you.
    German 2: Private? I am a general!
    German 1: That is the bad news.