David Wade Obetz
September 13, 1961- March 3, 2020
David Wade “Dave” Obetz, 58, of Chesapeake Beach passed away March 3, 2020. He was born September 13, 1961 in Trenton, NJ to Lawrence Wade, Jr. and Joann (Miller) Obetz. Dave spent 38 years serving in the United States Air Force, where he retired at the rank of Chief Master Sergeant. He was a member of the New Jersey Air National Guard and was previously stationed on active duty at Andrew’s Air Force Base. He was the President of the Enlisted Association and received many commendations throughout his service. Dave was currently employed as a contractor for the Air Force as an Exercise Planner.
Dave was a loving husband and father. His greatest joys were his daughters, Emma and Olivia. He was so proud to watch them play soccer and loved watching Impractical Jokers and Survivor with Emma, and going to baseball games with Olivia. They took many family vacations to Disney World and to the beach. In the summer, he enjoyed going with his family to the local farmers market in North Beach. He loved watching sports and attending sporting events, especially the New York Jets and Mets. Dave also coached softball, basketball and soccer and loved playing with his dogs, Enzo and Evie.
He is survived by his wife, Lisa Sandra Obetz, daughters Emma Grace and Olivia Kate Obetz and a sister Patricia Stackhouse and husband Brian of Hamilton, NJ. Also surviving are brothers-in-law Bruce Salmestrelli of Trenton, NJ, Joe Salmestrelli and wife Jane of Sayre, PA, nieces Nicole Paparella of Burlington, NJ and Nadine Paparella of Long Branch, NJ, and nephews Joseph Salmestrelli of Hamilton, NJ and Eric Salmestrelli of Gresham, OR.
A Celebration of David’s life will take place at a later date. The information regarding services will appear here when it is available.
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