Jessica Ruth DeSantis  of Waterford; November 12, 2014; Age 89; born December 6, 1924 in Pontiac, MI. Daughter of the late Jeremiah and Jessica O’Leary; wife of the late Albert DeSantis; mother of Joseph DeSantis, Sheila Roberts and the late Vic DeSantis; grandmother of John Brown; great-grandmother of Shaun Brown and Jasmine Brown; sister of the late Frances Schmansky and Jerry O’Leary; also survived by longtime care giver Kelly Yoshida. Mrs. DeSantis liked golfing, the beach and working in her garden. She was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church and a member and former president of the Women’s National Farm and Garden Association. Jessica will lie in state Saturday, November 15, 2014, 10:30 a.m. until the time of the Funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church. Rev. Michael Gawlowski celebrant. The family will receive friends at Donelson, Johns and Evans Funeral Home, Waterford, Friday 3-8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. Envelopes available at the funeral home and church.

Visitation: Friday, November 14, 2014, 3-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Funeral Service: Saturday, November 15, 2014, 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church.

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