In Loving Memory of Michael G. DeSanto
Michael G. DeSantoDunmore, PA June 9, 1927 ~ August 6, 2015 Date of Service: August 6, 2015
Michael G. DeSanto, 88, of Dunmore died Thursday afternoon at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton. He is survived by his wife, the former Louise DePeters. The couple celebrated 66 years of marriage on July 4.
Born in Scranton, son of the late Michael and Rose Preziosa DeSanto, he was a graduate of Scranton Technical School. He attended the University of Scranton, Lackawanna Business School and the Wharton School of Business Extension School. Before retirement, he was an insurance agent for Metropolitan Life.He was a member of SS. Anthony and Rocco Parish and its Holy Name Society and a Navy veteran of World War II, serving in the South Pacific. He was a longtime member of the Greater Scranton YMCA and the American Legion, Dunmore. He was a former board of directors member of Life Underwriters Association. He was an avid New York Yankees fan, and enjoyed gardening. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather, and will be sadly missed by all who knew him.
Also surviving are sons, Dr. Jerome DeSanto and wife, Lynn, Dalton; and David DeSanto and wife, Lorraine, Bradenton, Fla.; grandchildren, Dr. Erica Galioto, Rebecca Goncalves, Michael DeSanto, Dina Flickinger, Attorney Jay DeSanto and Jeffrey DeSanto; a great-grandson, Ben Galioto; nieces and cousins.
He was also preceded in death by a sister, Margaret Tyrawski; and brothers, Theodore, Sabino and Vincent DeSanto.
The funeral will be Monday from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home Inc., 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore, with Mass at 11 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Smith Street, Dunmore. Interment is private at the convenience of the family in Dunmore Cemetery.
Friends may call Monday at the funeral home from 9 to 10:30 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to SS. Anthony and Rocco Parish, 303 Smith St., Dunmore, PA 18512.