Friday, 15 May 2009 09:42
Frank DeSantis, 85, of Overland Park, KS, passed away on April 21, 2009. Frank was born on May 24, 1923, in Tufo Di Minturno, Italy, to Pasquale and Francesa DeSantis. He lived most of his life in the New York City area and was retired to Port St. Lucie, FL, for 23 years. He was a WWII Army veteran serving in the South Pacific. Frank was a produce manager for A&P. He loved hunting, fishing, bowling and making his own wine. He stayed very active and strong up to his time of death.
Frank was preceded in death by his daughter Mary DeSantis; and his sister Antonette Iannotta. He is survived by his wife Rose DeSantis; his son Frank DeSantis (Margaret) of Leawood, KS; his brother Larry DeSantis (Agnes) of North Carolina; sisters, Jenny Mazzucco (Angelo) and Lydia DeSantis, both of New Jersey. Frank also leaves five grandchildren, Catherine DeSantis (Shane), Andrew DeSantis, Regina McDonald (Devon), Anthony DeSantis and Michael DeSantis.
Arrangements were made by the McGilley State Line Chapel, Kansas City, MO (816-942-6180). Mass of Christian Burial at the Church of the Nativity, Leawood, KS. Entombment Mt. Moriah Cemetery.