Robert A. DeSantis was surrounded by his loving family when he passed away on Saturday, April 27, 2019 in Arlington, TX.
He was born on December 2, 1931 in Rome, N.Y. to Enrico and Elvira (Seccurra) DeSantis.
Robert proudly served his country by enlisting in the US Navy in 1951.
On November 13, 1954 in Portsmouth, VA, Robert married the love of his life, Elsie Lantz.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Elsie; 5 children, Camillo (Mary) DeSantis, Serena (Jonathan Stroot) Scot (Evelyn) DeSantis, Susan (Donnie) Ward and Thomas (Elaine) DeSantis; brother, Camillo DeSantis; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, other family and many friends, all who will miss him deeply.
Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. followed by a Funeral Service at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 3, 2019 at Moore Funeral Home Chapel, 1219 N Davis, Arlington, TX 76012. Interment will be at Moore Memorial Gardens, Arlington, TX.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or the Alzheimer’s Association.