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Philip Bartholomew DeSimone


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Philip Bartholomew DeSimone Obituary
Philip Bartholomew DeSimone of Locust Grove Philip Bartholomew DeSimone, 79, of Locust Grove, VA, passed away at his home Tuesday, August 19, 2014, after a courageous battle with cancer. Philip was born in Fossacesia, Italy in 1935 and immigrated to the United States with his family after WWII. He was a United States Navy veteran. He lived most of his life with his family in the suburbs of Philadelphia, PA. He was a proficient tailor who worked at JC Penney, Strawbridge & Clothier and Men's Wearhouse. He was a member of the Lake of the Woods Veteran's Association, Knights of Columbus - Plymouth Council, Disabled American Veterans Chapter 25 Collegeville, PA and the Men of Malvern Association. He loved his family, history, traveling, bowling and playing bocce on the beaches of North Carolina. He is survived by his wife of 51 years Arlene, and their three children David, Joseph and Laura; his two grandchildren Philip and Emily DeSimone; and his brothers Donato and Francesco and his sisters Lillian and Mary Ann. He was preceded in death by his parents Nicola and Maria DeSimone. The family will receive relatives and friends on Saturday, August 23, 2014 from 9 - 9:45 AM at Saint Eleanor Parish Church, 647 Locust St, Collegeville, PA 19426 followed by his Memorial Funeral Mass at 10 AM. Inurnment of his ashes at St. Patrick's Cemetery, 2400 DeKalb Pike, E. Norriton, PA. Please visit www.caramenicofuneralhome.com for online info. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the National Brain Tumor Society () or the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center (). La vita bella
Published in The Times Herald on Aug. 21, 2014
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