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Victor V. DeSantis

Died: Sun., Mar. 30, 2014


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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Victor V. DeSantis, 89, of Myrtle Beach, S.C., and formerly of Northumberland, Pa., passed away on Sunday, March 30, 2014. He was a resident of the Brightwater Senior Living Community.

Vic was born in Trevorton, Pa., on August 18, 1924, a son of the late Domenico and Domenica DeSantis.  On June 21, 1947, he married Mary E. (Evans)  DeSantis , who preceded him in death on Oct. 11, 2006.

Vic was a 1942 graduate of Trevorton High School.

He was a veteran of WWII, serving in the European theater. He was involved in the following campaigns and battles:  Normandy, the Ardennes, Central Europe, Northern France and Rhineland. He was awarded the American Theater Ribbon, the Good Conduct Medal, European-African-Middle Eastern Ribbon with one Silver Star and the Victory Medal.

Vic retired from the Celotex Corporation in Sunbury.

He was a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Northumberland, and St. Monica’s Catholic Church, Sunbury.

Surviving are two sons, Victor Jr. and Allyson DeSantis,  of Walkersville, Md., Michael DeSantis, of Dayton, Tenn.and one daughter, Donna and Keith Wynn, of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; seven grandchildren, Angela and Joseph Earp, Jennifer and Andrew Serebrenik, Matthew and Kei DeSantis, Benjamin and Christina Wynn, Christopher DeSantis, Steven DeSantis and Jonathan DeSantis.; and seven great-grandchildren, Tyler Earp, Andrew and Olivia Serebrenik, Kousei and Jyunta DeSantis and Benjamin and McCartney Wynn.

Vic was preceded in death by his brothers and sisters, Agnes, Anthony, Isotta, Reynolds, Elizabeth and Daniel.  

Friends and family may call from 10 to 11 a.m. on Friday at St. Monica’s Catholic Church, Front and Market streets, Sunbury, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial with Father Fred Wangwe AJ as celebrant.

Interment with military honors will be in Riverview Cemetery, Northumberland.  

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Wounded Warrior Project at WoundedWarriorProject.Org or to St. Jude’s Research Hospital at STJUDE.org.

Arrangements are by the Joseph W. Epler Funeral Home, 210 King Street, Northumberland.


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Vic DeSantis Jr.
   Posted Sat April 12, 2014
Dad - Thank you for everything. You, yes you, Dad, have been and are my hero. I am eternally grateful for all you did for Mom, Donna, Mike and me. I hope you are having a great time with Mom, by the way. Please give her a huge hug from ALL of us. I can't express the depth of feelings, the sense of loss we are experiencing without you and Mom. Hopefully one day, we'll all be together to shoot hoops, shag flies, and have some of Mom's lasagna. Until then, We love ya's and miss ya's deeply.
vic (jr.)

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