Daniel Roland DeCesare(1986 - 2014)

DeCesare, Daniel Roland
Daniel Roland DeCesare was born in Warwick, Rhode Island, on April 30, 1986, and passed away on March 30, 2014, as a result of a motorcycle accident. Dan graduated from Cactus Shadow High School and attended Embry-Riddle University. He served as a United States Marine from 2004 through 2009, based in Iwakuni, Japan as an Air Traffic Controller, he then served in Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom where he earned the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal. Dan "Wolfman" DeCesare was known to his friends as a funny, influential, highly motivated and an infinitely loyal friend. A special quote was heard from one of Dan's friend after learning of his passing, "Heaven just got a little more interesting". Dan is survived by his parents Roland and Kitty DeCesare, mother Dawn O'Brien, sister Michelle Robinson (Matt) and her family, Grandfather Dr. Roland H. DeCesare, Sr., aunt Maria Bunkley (Joel) and family, uncle Steven DeCesare and wife Shelly, girlfriend Caitlyn, aunt Pat Capobianco, uncles Robert, Raymond, and John O'Brien and their spouses. Visitation and Funeral Service will be held at Hansen Desert Hills Mortuary and Memorial Park located at 6500 E. Bell Road, Scottsdale, AZ. Visitation will be held Friday, April 4, from 6PM to 8PM and Saturday April 5, from 10AM to 12 Noon, followed by a funeral service at 12 Noon. A full Military funeral will be held at Miramar National Cemetery in San Diego, CA on April 9, 2014 at 12:30 PM. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the WoundedWarriorsProject.org. Online condolences may be made at www.hansenmortuary.com



Funeral Home

Hansen Desert Hills Mortuary and Memorial Park
6500 E. Bell Road Scottsdale, AZ 85254
(480) 991-5800

Published in The Arizona Republic from Apr. 3 to Apr. 4, 2014