Salvatore "Sal" Desimone
Date of Passing: October 24th, 2015leave a condolence read condolences
Salvatore "Sal" Desimone, 96, of Utica, passed away Saturday, October 24, 2015 at Faxton-St. Luke's Healthcare with his loving family by his side. He was born September 17, 1919, in Utica, the son of the late Tommaso and Maria Florenza DiSimone and was educated in Utica schools. Sal was a US Army veteran of WW II, serving in the European Theatre. On July 5, 1948, at St. Mary of Mt. Carmel Church, Utica, he married Pauline M. Paolozzi, a blessed union of 43 years, until her passing on June 13, 1991. For 30 years, he worked as an auto-body painter for Harry Heiman, Inc. in Utica. He later was a truck driver for the NYSDOT, retiring in 1988. Mr. Desimone was a parishioner of St. Mary of Mt. Carmel/Blessed Sacrament Parish, was a 50 year member of the Nocturnal Adoration Society and was a member of the I.A.M. Retiree Club and the North Utica Senior Citizens. He was also a former parishioner and usher at St. Agnes Church. Sal was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and brother. He is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Thomas J. and Ruth Desimone of Clayton; a daughter and son-in-law, Mary Anne and James Corleto of New Hartford; four grandchildren, Maria Desimone, Anthony and his wife, Jenna Desimone, Joseph and his wife, Jackie Corleto and Theresa Corleto; two great grandchildren, Kelsey and Everett Corleto; and several nieces and nephews, especially Thomas S. DeSimone and Joseph DeSimone. He was predeceased by two brothers, Simone "Sam" DeSimone and Fred J. DiSimone; and a sister, Anna Sciortino. The funeral will be Thursday at 10 am from the Bentz Funeral Service, Inc., 13 Oxford Road, New Hartford and 11 am from St. Mary of Mt. Carmel/Blessed Sacrament Parish, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Interment with military honors will be in Calvary Cemetery. Calling hours are Wednesday from 4-7 pm. In lieu of flowers, kindly consider Hospice & Palliative Care, Inc., New Hartford. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Please accept our sincere condolences on the passing of your Father. Peace and prayers to Family.
Tim & Colleen Moylan Family
Cousins Tom, Mary Anne and families, we will alway remember Uncle Savy as a kind and caring person with a big heart. We will alway be grateful that we were able to visit and see him last week. Our thoughts and prays are with all of you. Love Joe & JoAnn
Joe & JoAnn DeSimone
Tom and Ruth, So sorry to hear about your father's passing. He was a great guy. We will keep you and the family in our prayers.
Jerome DeHey and Family
Tom, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and all of your loved ones. God Bless you all. Bob Kuelzow
I am very sorry for your loss.we love you guys
larry and rose snell
Tom I remember so fondly your parents, sister Mary Ann and Jim at the Fisher parent weekends. They enjoy life and were so proud of you. To you, Ruth , Mary Ann ,Jim and the children all my love and prayers. Just remember them and you will always smile.
Tom, Our prayers are with you and your family during this most difficult time.
Paul and Sharon Palanzo
Tom,Ruth,Maria and Tony, Sorry to hear of the passing of your father/grandfather. You all are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. God Bless
The Oliver Family
Tom, I'm saddened to hear about the passing of your dad. You & your family are in my prayers, during this difficult time. Diane
Tom and Family,
You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Jim and Family, So sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
Tom and Ruth,
I am very sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts.