Judy A. DeSart, 79


Judy A. DeSart, 79, of Glen Carbon, died Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, at 6:16 p.m. at her residence.

Private family funeral services will be held. Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie is assisting the family.

Mrs. DeSart was born June 15, 1941, in Carlinville, to Bruno and Marjorie (Dunn) Grandone. She married Kenneth W. DeSart on Aug. 24, 1963, At Ss. Simon and Jude Church in Gillespie, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 14, 1968. 

She was a registered nurse for St. Francis Hospital in Litchfield and St. John’s Hospital in Springfield. She was a member of the St. Boniface Church in Edwardsville and Friends of St. Francis Hospital. She was a supporter of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Mrs. DeSart is survived by her children, Amy DeSart of Chesterfield, MO, and Lori (Tim) Spangenberg of Glen Carbon; grandchildren, Andrew (fiancee Maxine Mineghan) Spangenberg of Edwardsville, Sydney (Andrew) Dodds and Molly Spangenberg, both of Fayetteville, AR; brother, Jerry (Carolyn) Grandone of Gillespie; and sister, Sharon (Dominic) Obertino of Gillespie.

Memorials may be made to the Judy DeSart Memorial Health Care Scholarship at Edwardsville High School.

Online condolences may be left at www.kravanyafuneral.com.


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