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Michael DeSantis Sr.
Michael DeSantis Sr.

HUBBARD – Michael DeSantis Sr., 110, died Thursday morning, Dec. 3, 2009, at his home.

He was born May 26, 1899 in Charlieroi, Pa., a son of Quinton and Angela Volpi DeSantis and was a lifelong area resident.

Mr. DeSantis was a welder for Republic Steel for 38 years. He was a member of St. Patrick Church, Hubbard, the Knights of Columbus and the Adua Lodge. Michael enjoyed bowling, golfing and playing cards with the Hubbard Senior Citizens

His wife, the former Mary Pasquarella, whom he married Oct. 13, 1919, died Aug. 9, 1993.

He leaves two sons, Michael (Angela) DeSantis Jr. of Niles and Anthony “Frenchy" (Dolly) DeSantis of Hubbard; three daughters, Alice Casey of Hubbard, Angela Fetchet of Youngstown and Phyllis (Robert) Laskovics of Bessemer, Pa; a brother, John DeSantis of Akron; a sister, Rose Pasquarella of Hubbard; 21 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and 16 great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Eunice Williams; two brothers, Louis and Dominic DeSantis; two sisters, Jenny Papa and Mary Campana; and a great-great-grandson.

Funeral services will be held Monday at 9:15 a.m. at the Kelley-Robb Funeral Home and 10 a.m. at St. Patrick Church.

Family and friends may call on Sunday from 3 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home.

Contributions may be made to Senior Independence Hospice, 6715 Tippecanoe Road., Canfield, OH 44406.

Please visit www.kelley-robb.com to view this obituary and to send condolences to the family.

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