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Michael A. DeSanto


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Michael A. DeSanto Obituary
Michael A. DeSanto

AGE: 69 • Lakewood

Michael A. DeSanto, Sr., age 69, passed away on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at Hackensack University Medical Center. Born and raised in Jersey City, Michael resided in Metuchen for over 30 years before moving to Lakewood for the past 8 years. A reflection of the Greatest Generation, Michael DeSanto was a soldier, an entrepreneur, a husband, a father and a grandfather. He was the epitome of the person all men aspire to be. His partner was his wife Ruth who stood with him through his courageous battle with Lymphoma never leaving his side. His daughters Chrissy and Janet and his son Michael Jr. gave him the support he needed to wage the fight against this relentless disease. At his passing the world is a little worse off for having lost this great person. Surviving are his beloved wife of 46 years, Ruth DeSanto; his children, Michael DeSanto, Jr. and his wife Martha, Christine DeSanto Medina and Janet Jacob and her husband Keith; his sister, Bernice DeSanto Gizzi; and his 9 grandchildren, Michael, Candace, Tom, Katie, Nicholas, Victoria, Lizzie, Jilian and Keith, Jr. Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 15, 2017 from 4-8 p.m. at O'Brien Funeral Home, 505 Burnt Tavern Rd., Brick. A Mass of Resurrection will be held on Friday, June 16th at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Family RC Church, Lakewood followed by the interment at St. Mary of the Lake Cemetery, Lakewood. Contributions can be made to the . To send condolences please go to www.obrienfuneralhome.com.
Published in Asbury Park Press on June 14, 2017
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