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Lillian E. DeSanty, 95

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. - Lillian E. DeSanty, 95, of 115 Bonair Ave., died Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2008, at home. Born in North Adams on Nov. 8, 1912, daughter of Clarence and Evelyn Bedard Scrivens, she attended schools in North Adams including the former St. Joseph's School. Mrs. Scrivens was employed in her younger years at the Hoosic Cotton Mills. For most of her life, she was a devoted homemaker, wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother. She was a member of the North Adams Catholic Community. She was an avid reader, golfer and Boston Red Sox and Celtics fan. She enjoyed bird watching and knitting and was a member of the North Adams Country Club. Her husband, Andrew Joseph DeSanty, whom she married Nov. 8, 1930, died Aug. 8, 1989. She leaves three sons, Robert A. DeSanty and his wife, Lorraine, of North Adams, James R. DeSanty and his wife, Phyllis, of Greenfield and Richard A. Desanty and his wife, Karen, of North Adams; four sisters, Vivian Swift, Florence Haskins and Margaret Perreault, all of North Adams, and Alice Haworth of South Carolina; a brother, William L. Scrivens of North Adams; 17 grandchildren, 41 Great-grandchildren and 13 great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a sister, Mary Scrivens and three brothers, Clarence "Jack" Scrivens, Frederick Scrivens and Henry Scrivens. FUNERAL NOTICE - Funeral services for Lillian DeSanty will take place Friday at 10:15 a.m. from Flynn & Dagnoli-Montagna Home for Funerals, West Chapels, 521 West Main St., North Adams, MA 01247, followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 11 at St. Anthony of Padua Church in North Adams. Burial will follow in Southview Cemetery. Calling hours are Thursday from 4 to 7 at the funeral home. Memorial donations are suggested for Hospice of Northern Berkshire through the funeral home.
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