Obituary: Earl J. DeSorbo Sr., 90

Earl J. DeSorbo Sr., 90 of the Plantsville section of Southington passed away on Sunday, January 28, 2018 at the MidState Medical Center in Meriden. He was the beloved husband of Mollie (Perrotti) DeSorbo for 65 years.

Born November 30, 1927 in Southington he was the son of the late Pasquale and Amelia (Fasci) DeSorbo.

Earl was a veteran of WWII serving with the U.S. Army. He retired from Becker Sheet Metal. He was a member of the American Legion Kiltonic Post #72 and the Gang of Scarpa Shoda. Earl was an avid hunter, golfer and bowler.

In addition to his wife he is survived by his four loving children, Earl J. DeSorbo Jr. and wife Cheryl of Rocky Hill, Elaine Chandler of Sanford, FL, Patrick DeSorbo of Douglasville, PA and Anthony DeSorbo of Plantsville; cherished grandfather of Anthony, Nicholas, Kevin, Lura, Elizabeth, Matthew, Markie, Cheston, Emily and eight great-grandchildren, He also leaves a sister Dolores LaPorte and husband Joseph of Southington, a brother, Donald DeSorbo and wife Jan of Southington, and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers Louis, Joseph, Vito, Alex, Tony John and Dominic and sisters, Mary, Nancy, Josephine and Ann.

A memorial service will be held on Monday, February 5, 2018 at 11 a.m. at the DellaVecchia Funeral Home, 211 N. Main St., Southington. Calling hours will be prior to the service from 9:30 11 am. Burial with military honors will be private at St. Thomas Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Diabetes Assoc., 2080 Silas Deane Hwy, Rocky Hill, CT 06067. For online condolences and directions please visit,


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