Joseph A. DeSantis, 65, of East Main Street, Watertown died Friday morning at his home.
Mr. DeSantis was born August 6, 1948 in Bronx, NY to Victor and Lena (Bartelomeo) DeSantis. He graduated from high school in Brooklyn, NY and studied in seminary school for three years. Mr. DeSantis became a truck driver for Coca-Cola in Brooklyn, retiring after becoming disabled.
Mr. DeSantis married Linda Dobson-Ball September 9, 1989 in Attica, NY. He was a member of Airport Christian Fellowship in Dexter and enjoyed fishing and spending time with family, especially his grandchildren.
Mr. DeSantis is survived by his wife Linda; a daughter and her husband, Angela and Tom Broyles, Watertown; a son, Mark Ball, Copenhagen; a brother, Jerry DeSantis, Brooklyn; eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
There will be a memorial service at the Airport Christian Fellowship in Dexter at the convenience of the family. Donations may be made in his honor to Airport Christian Fellowship, 17315 NY 12F, Dexter, NY 13634.
Arrangements are with the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home. Condolences may be made at www.reedbenoit.com.
Monday, April 27, 2015, Watertown, NY
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