David Lee Hegarty

Feb. 15, 1949 - May 25, 2006

David Lee Hegarty, 57, of Waukesha, died Thursday, May 25, 2006, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital.

David was born Feb. 15, 1949, the son of John and Lee (Haynes) Hegarty in Reno, Nev. He was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church and member of the Milwaukee Power Squadron. David proudly served in the U.S. Navy and the American Legion Post 8 of Waukesha.

David will be sadly missed by his wife, Carolina (nee Mestayer) and his children, Brian of Milwaukee, Molly of Denver, Carolina Robleto of Waukesha, Dawn (Rick) Thibodeau of Tucson, Ariz., and Carrie (John) Stanhope of Dennysville, Maine, and his grandchildren, Patrick, Cassandra and Tylor. He is further survived by his brothers, John (Betty) Hegarty of Nebraska, Joe (Connie) of Florida, Mike Hegarty of Florida, Marshell (Gladys) Rief of California, his sisters, Honey (Lou) Palmer of Nebraska and Jean (Milan Switalski) Rine of Beloit and his mother-in-law, Ana Bethlem Mestayer of Nicaragua. Davis is also survived by other relatives and many friends.

The memorial Mass for David will be held Wednesday, May 31, 2006, at noon at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 822 N. East Ave., Waukesha, with the Rev. Michael Michalski officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to the Food Pantry of Waukesha County, 215 W. North Ave., Waukesha.

The Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home & Cremation Services on Moreland Boulevard are serving the family. For the online obituary, directions or to send a card of condolence please visit our Web site at www.waukeshafuneralhome.com or call 542-6609.