Minnie (Pelligrini) DeSanzo

November 2, 1924 ~ June 23, 2019 (age 94)




Minnie DeSanzo        

West Mayfield

Minnie DeSanzo, 94, of West Mayfield, died unexpectedly on Sunday, June 23, 2019.

Born November 2, 1924 in Koppel, she was the daughter of the late Giuseppe and Eugenia Ferrara Pellegrini. She was a member of St. Monica Parish.  She had been employed as in inspector during World War II at the Babcock & Wilcox Company.  She was a homemaker and a graduate of Lincoln High School, Class of 1942. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert F. DeSanzo, Sr., in 2014, a son-in-law, Martin Schriver, a brother, Frank Pelligrini, and a sister, Inez D’Amico.

She is survived by five children and their spouses, Connie and Raymond Kane, Myrtle Beach, SC, Marsha and Terrence McConnell, Imperial, PA, Roberta and Renald Bartoe,  Patterson Township, Robin and Robert Steklachick, Ft. Worth, TX, a son, Robert F. DeSanzo, Jr., West Mayfield, six grandchildren and their spouses, Robert and Jennifer Kane, Jill and Shane Rushman, Michael Karpinski, Lindsay and Aaron Komlos, Lauren and Craig Crow, Marty and Brandice Schriver, and 11 great-grandchildren.

As per her wishes, there will be no public visitation.  There will be a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Monica Catholic Church in Chippewa Township on July 2, 2019 at 10 a.m.  Family and friends are invited to attend the Mass.  Private interment will follow in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Bridgeville, PA.

Hill & Kunselman Funeral Home,, 3801 Fourth Ave., College Hill, Beaver Falls was in charge of arrangements.


To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Minnie (Pelligrini) DeSanzo, please visit our floral store.


Funeral Service
July 2, 2019

10:00 AM
St. Moncia Parish (Chippewa Twp)

© 2020 Hill & Kunselman Funeral Home, Inc.. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA