Gilbert W. Jeschke, 93, died on March 19, 2023 at Rhode Island Hospital. He was the husband of the late Elene I. (DeCoteau) Jeschke. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Reinhold and Etta (Wilson) Jeschke.
Gil was the owner of Gilbert Electric for many years before retiring. He then worked as a building inspector for the City of Cocoa Beach, FL, where he and Elene lived for 37 years. He was a member of the former North Providence Lions Club, the Roger Williams Masonic Lodge #32, and of Allendale Baptist Church. He also was a Seabee, serving in the US Naval Reserves.
Gilbert is survived by three children, Kathlene Savasta, David Jeschke, and Mark Jeschke, nine grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and his sister-in-law, Ruth Jeschke. He was the brother of the late Walter Jeschke.
His memorial service will be held Wednesday, March 29th at 4 pm in Allendale Baptist Church, 545 Woonasquatucket Ave., North Providence. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the church.