HAPPY 96TH BIRTHDAY | Lorenzo DeSantis


Date of Birth: Aug. 10, 1916, in Pacentro, Italy.

Residence: Youngstown.

Parents: Joseph and Gaetana DeSantis.

Siblings: Quintino DeSantis, Mary Carano, and Flora DiMascio. Deceased are Angela Marchionda and Frank DeSantis.

Spouse: Velia DeSantis, married Jan. 26, 1939, in Pacentro. She died Nov. 4, 2008.

Children: John (Shirley) DeSantis of Surfside Beach, S.C.; Frank (Shelly) DeSantis of Fairlawn, Ohio; and Flo (Paul) Harkey of Canfield.

Grandchildren: Nine.

Great-grandchildren: 12.

Education: In Pacentro.

Employment: Millwright for LTV Steel for 30 years.

Military Service: Italian Army Bersaglieri for 10 years.

Church membership: St. Dominic Church.

Club membership: Pacentrano Club.

Celebration: His birthday was celebrated with his family at the home of Paul and Flo Harkey.

Additional information: Mr. DeSantis exercises every day, loves to cook and vacation, and loves his family and parties.

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