Maria G. Desimone
1927 - 2013
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DOVER Maria G. (Scicchitano) Desimone, 85, died Friday, January 4, 2013, at York Hospital. She was the wife of the late Alfonso Desimone. Born September 7, 1927, in Catanzaro, Italy, she came to the United States in 1948 and settled in York County. She leaves behind sons, Steven M. Spangler and William A. Desimone (spouse, Rebecca); daughter, Josephine Shirey (spouse, Glenn), Christine E. Gunarich (spouse, Michael) and Linda S. Ferguson (spouse, Rodney); 10 grandchildren and great and great-great-grandchildren; and a brother, Anthony Scicchitano (spouse, Gail). She was preceded in death by her father, Giuseppe Scicchitano; mother, Marie (Megna) Scicchitano; step-mother, Angela Scicchitano; and sisters, Raffelina Reale and Caterina Abruzo. Maria worked for Peoples Laundry and Dry Cleaning and was also a homemaker. She enjoyed dancing, working outside on her garden, traveling and being with her husband and family. She will always be remember as a dearly devoted and loving wife, mother, and grandmother, who always out her family first in everything she did. A viewing will be 9-10 a.m. Thursday at St. Rose of Lima Church, 950 W. Market St. A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10 a.m. at the church with Rev. thomas R. Hoke as celebrant. Burial will be in Susquehanna Memorial Gardens. The John W. Keffer Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inc., 2114 W. Market St., is assisting the family.

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Published in York Daily Record on Jan. 8, 2013.
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January 14, 2013
With sincere sympathy in the loss of your Mother & Grandmother.

The John Wiley Family
The Ron Sanders Family
Michele (Wiley) and Ron Sanders
January 11, 2013
So sorry for your loss, your family is in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Dan & Abby Fahringer.
January 8, 2013
Keeping you close in thought and prayer. Steve & Carolyn
Steven & Carolyn Bupp
January 8, 2013
Chris, my thoughts and prayers are with you & your family.
Celeste Ishman
January 8, 2013
My prayers and thoughts are with you, Chris, & your family.
Celeste Ishman
January 8, 2013
My sympathy to all of you, you've lost a wonderful warm and loving Mother. I wll always remember her, she was so special.
Love, Kay Neuman
January 8, 2013
I know this is a very difficult time, I hope you and you're family can find comfort in knowing she is at peace. I will keep you all in my prayers.
Krystal Maines
January 8, 2013
Your light will shine forever Grandma!
Nicole Ferguson
January 8, 2013
I know you will always be with me Grandma. I love you and will save you a seat at my wedding. Tell Pappy I said I love him.
Nicole Ferguson
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