In memory of
John V. Desimone
Desimone, John V. John V Desimone , "Desi", 84 of Binghamton left this earth peacefully on Sunday October 16,2016. He was predeceased by his parents Joseph and Adeline Desimone, brother Onofrio (Helen) Desimone, sisters Carmella (Anthony) Mondolfi, Elizabeth (Pernie) Morello and Dora (Stanley) Tomazic. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Evelyn Desimone, children Donna (Tom) Gillette, Barbara (Ron) Reudink, John M Desimone, Maria (Ken) Klawiter, Collette (David) Coffey, 12 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, and brother Joseph (Dawn) Desimone, sisters-in-law MaryAnn (Doug) Skinner, Rose Benyo, Shirley Masaryk as well as several nieces and nephews. John attended Binghamton Central High School, and served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict. After his time of service, he worked for Ansco Corporation, then as a bricklayer for Local #42 until retirement. He was a lifelong parishioner of St. Mary of the Assumption, where he dedicated much of his time as a Lector, Eucharistic Minister, and Funeral Assistant. In December 2015, John received the Diocesan Immaculata Award for his many years of service. John was also a 50+ year member of the Nocturnal Adoration Society, as well as a 25-year member of the Binghamton CSJ Associates Community. He was a loving husband, devoted father/grandfather and caring friend. He will truly be missed. John was always known for his great sense of humor and contagious smile. He was one of a kind. As John would always say "I'll see you when I see you." Visitation will be held on Thursday, October 20, 2016 from 4 to 7 pm at the THOMAS J. SHEA FUNERAL HOME, INC. 137 Robinson St., Binghamton, NY. A Funeral Service will be held at 8:45 am on Friday at the Funeral Home and continue with a Funeral Mass at St. Mary of the Assumption Church in Binghamton at 9:30 am. Entombment with Military Honors will be in Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, all donations can be made to St. Mary of the Assumption Soup Kitchen or Seton Catholic Central Theater Dept. Swing Choir. Arrangements are in the care of Albert J. DeMarco.
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