Angelo R. "Ange" DeSantis

DeSantis Angelo

Full Name
Angelo R. DeSantis

Date of Birth
Friday, October 1st, 1943

Date of Death
Tuesday, January 21st, 2020


Angelo “Ange” DeSantis, age 76, of Erie, died peacefully at his home on Tuesday, January 21, 2020.

 He was born in New Bethlehem, PA on October 1, 1943, the son of the late Lawrence and Hazel Schreckengost DeSantis.

 Ange was an active member of the Sons of the American Legion, Post 494 in Girard.  He was a retired volunteer fire and police officer of Lake City.

 He was an avid hunter and bass fisherman; in which he enjoyed being in tournaments weekly.  He also enjoyed playing Bingo.  Bowling was his passion.  Just the mention of bowling and he was there.  Ange was known as “Hotshot” & “Mr. 700”.  He was briefly on tour in the Pro Bowling Association.

 Ange worked in construction for many years putting in lines and barriers on I-79 and I-90.  He had worked at Snaptite and retired from Eriez Magnetics.

 In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Francis and a daughter, Angela.

 Ange is survived by his wife of 20 years, Cheryl Wisniewski DeSantis of Erie; his children, Anna Tressler (Adam) of Fairview, Ben De Santis (Jenny) and Mandy DeSantis (George) of Lake City; nine grandchildren: Justin (Christina), Kyle, Tyler, Rowen, Jade, Aaryha, Samantha, Shay and Alexia and two great grandchildren, Kayla and Parker.  He is further survived by his brother in laws, Lee Wisniewski and his wife Kathy, Raymond Wisniewski and his wife, Marianne and Ronald Wisniewski and his wife Kelly and sister in law, Dana and her daughter, Michelle; as well as many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephew

 The Family wants to give a special thank you to Dana, Michelle and George.

 Friends may call at the Burton Funeral Home, 525 Main St. East, Girard on Friday from 3 pm until the time of the service at 6pm.

 Private burial at St. John’s Cemetery in Girard.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude's Children's Cancer Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis,TN 38105 or to Erie Shriner's Hospital, 1645 W. 8th St., Erie, PA 16505.

 Condolences can be sent to

Calling Hours

Friday, January 24th, 2020 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Burton Funeral Home Girard – West County - 525 Main St. East Girard, PA 16417

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Service Information

Friday, January 24th, 2020, 6:00 PM

Burton Funeral Home Girard – West County - 525 Main St. East Girard, PA 16417

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St. John Cemetery - Church St. Girard, Pa 16417

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