Mrs. Dorothy (nee Novamlinski) DeSantis, 99, passed away peacefully on December 17, at St. Mountainside Hospital in Glen Ridge.
Visiting will be held in the Prout Funeral Home, 370 Bloomfield Ave., Verona on Wednesday, December 21 from 4 to 7 p.m. A funeral mass will be offered at Our Lady of the Lake Church, Lakeside Ave., Verona on Thursday, December 22 at 10:30 a.m.
Born in Port Jervis, N.Y. to Polish immigrants William and Anna Novamlinski, Mrs. DeSantis grew up in Scranton, Pennsylvania and moved to Verona in 1940.
In 1940 she married Sigmund DeSantis and together they raised their six children in Verona. Dorothy was a loving mom and homemaker whose home was always open to all.
Mrs. DeSantis was predeceased by her husband, Sigmund; daughter, Dorothy DeSantis Mari; grandchildren, Max and Anton.
She is survived by her loving children, Sigmund A. DeSantis, Marie L. Schuberthan, Margaret C. DeSantis, Helen F. DeSantis and William J. DeSantis; and cherished grandchildren Laura DeSantis Olsson and Karl Schuberthan.
In lieu of flowers, donations to Boys Town, P. O. Box 8000, Boys Town, NE 68010 would be greatly appreciated.
Condolences may be left at www.proutfuneralhome.com.