Evelyn DeCesaro

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Evelyn Ann DeCesaro

1925 -2018

Evelyn Ann DeCesaro, 92, of Kenosha, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, at Brookside Care Center.

Born in Kenosha on Nov. 17, 1925, she was the daughter of the late John and Domenica "Minnie" (Meo) Stancato, Sr. A lifelong resident of Kenosha, she was educated in local school and graduated from Mary D. Bradford High School and went on to receive her early childhood teaching certificate from Gateway Technical College.

On May 3, 1947, she married Arthur F. DeCesaro, Sr. at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church. He preceded her in death on March 19, 2001.

Evelyn worked at Holy Rosary Day Care Center and also for the Franciscan Fathers and Brothers of Marytown. She was a member of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Holy Rosary Altar Society, Third Order Carmelite, Oblate of the Precious Blood, Blue Army of Our Lady, and Knight of the Immaculata.

Survivors include her two sons, Arthur F. (Laurel) DeCesaro, Jr. of Roswell, Ga., and Timothy (Mary Jane) DeCesaro of Hudson, Wis.; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her brother, John Stancato, Jr.; and a grandson, Patrick DeCesaro.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 14, at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church from 9:15 a.m. until 11:15 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church at 11:30 a.m. Entombment will follow at All Saints Mausoleum.

Proko Funeral Home & Crematory

5111-60th Street Phone: (262) 654-3533

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Published online at KenoshaNews.com on Aug. 10, 2018