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George DeSantis, 94, of Grace Cottage, Weirton WV, formerly of Burgettstown, PA, died on Sunday, May 26, 2019.
He was born on January 30, 1925 to the late Matteo and Frances DiCarlo DeSantis.
George was preceded in death by his wife, Dolores Jancart DeSantis, whom he married on June 22, 1948 and celebrated 66 years of marriage.
He was retired from Bologna Coal Company and was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church in Burgettstown.
George loved taking care of his garden and making homemade pasta, sauce and apple pies. He enjoyed spending time with his friends and family, watching football and baseball on TV and loved dogs. He had a special talent for fixing things, especially mechanical.
George served in the US Army WWII 287TH F.A.O.B.
He is survived by one son David DeSantis (Cheryl), a daughter Marilyn (Terry Reed), two grandson’s Sterling and Preston DeSantis and one grand dog Zoey Reed. He loved and adored His family.
George is also preceded in death by his sisters, Mary Comport, Edith Comport, Anna Spiotta and His brothers Lou, Harry, John (Salty), Jim and Tony DeSantis.
Friends and family will be received at Young Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., 23 Erie Mine Road, Burgettstown Pa. 724-947-2049, www.youngfhinc.com On Friday May 31st from 2-8pm.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Burgettstown on Saturday June 1st at 10am. Burial to follow at Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery, Burgettstown.
Should friends’ desire, memorial contributions may be made to the VFW, Our Lady our Lourdes Church or a charity or organization of choice made on behalf of Mr. DeSantis. Flowers are welcome.