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Christ F. DeSander

June 15, 1923 ~ October 20, 2017 (age 94)

The Piano Brothers

Christ F. DeSander, 94, of Mingo Junction, OH, passed away Friday October 20, 2017 at Villa Vista Nursing Home in Steubenville, Ohio.

He was born June 15, 1923 in Pittsburgh, PA, a son of the late John and Theresa (DiAngelo) DeSander. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Gilda A. DeSander on April 25, 2014; and two sisters, Delores Cantafio and Louise Pici.

Christ worked as a parts department manager at the former Twin State Motors in Steubenville; he then worked for Anthony Mining as a parts manager before retiring in 2005. He served his country in the U.S. Army during WWII and was a member of St. Agnes Catholic Church.

Surviving are three daughters, Karen (William) Morris of Steubenville, OH, Michelle Tipton of Mingo Junction, OH and Yvonne (Paul) Shuman of Franklin, NC; a son, John DeSander of Mingo Junction, OH; nine grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren.

Friends will be received at Wheeler Funeral Home on Monday from 2-4 and 6-8. On Tuesday there will be viewing at St. Agnes Catholic Church from 9:00 a.m. until the time of his Funeral Liturgy with Mass at 10:00 a.m., with Fr. James M. Dunfee, celebrant.  Interment will follow at Oakland Cemetery in Mingo, with Military Honors by the Ohio Valley Veterans Squad.

There will be a Vigil Service on Monday at 7:30 p.m.

Offer condolences at www.wheelerfuneralhomes.com.


 Service Information

Visitation
Monday
October 23, 2017

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Wheeler Funeral Homes
101 Longview Avenue
Mingo Junction, OH 43938

Visitation
Monday
October 23, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Wheeler Funeral Homes
101 Longview Avenue
Mingo Junction, OH 43938

Visitation then Mass
Tuesday
October 24, 2017

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
St. Agnes Catholic Church
204 St. Clair Ave.
MINGO JUNCTION, OH 43938


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