Alec DeSimone, 61, of San Francisco, CA and formerly of Danvers, MA died peacefully at his home in San Francisco on May 18th , 2014 after a brief illness. He is beloved son of Alec and the late Martha DeSimone of Danvers, and was born in Beverly on September 13, 1952. He graduated St. John's Preparatory School in 1970 and from UMass Amherst in 1976. Alec spent the early part of his career in Massachusetts, New Jersey and T ennessee, and moved to San Francisco for a position with Ingersoll Rand. He was most recently employed for the last 23 years by Del Monte Foods, Inc. In addition to enjoying time with family, he had a great passion for travel especially to Hawaii and numerous ski trips throughout the west. He is survived by his sister and five brothers, Thomas and Midge DeSimone of Swampscott, Cathy and Thomas McMullen of Florida, Stephen and Becky DeSimone of Montana, Robert and Denise DeSimone of Dracut, David and Lisa DeSimone of Danvers, and Peter DeSimone of Middleton. He was the loving uncle to Jonathan, Kristen, Edward, Jennifer, Nicole, Roger, Abigail, Alec, Nicholas, Nikki and Michael, great uncle to Brendan, Christian, Portia, Walter, and Madisyn, Godfather to Nicholas and Nikki, and lifelong friend to many. His Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, May 31, at 11AM in St. Mary of the Annunciation Church, 24 Conant St., Danvers, MA. Burial to follow in Annunciation Cemetery, Danvers. Visiting hours are 4-8PM on Friday, May 30 at C.R. Lyons & Sons, Funeral Directors, 28 Elm St. Danvers, MA. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alec and Martha DeSimone Scholarship Fund c/o St. John's Preparatory School, 72 Spring St., Danvers MA, 01923. For directions and to place condolences, please visit www.LyonsFuneral.com
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C.R. Lyons & Sons Funeral Directors
28 Elm Street Danvers, MA 01923-2802
Published in The Danvers Herald from May 29 to June 5, 2014