Louis J. DeCesare

March 8, 1929November 20, 2021
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Louis J. DeCesare, beloved father and husband, age 92, passed away on November 20, 2021 at Jeanes Hospital.

He was a long-time resident of Huntingdon Valley and most recently lived in the Somerton section of Philadelphia. Louis was born on March 8, 1929 in North Philadelphia, to parents, Victor DeCesare and Ida DeCesare (nee DeCarlo). He graduated from Roman Catholic High School in 1946. He continued his education, graduating from LaSalle University with a BS in Business Administration. Louis went on to establish a long and successful career as an executive in the manufacturing industry. In addition, Louis served in the Army as an Honor Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

Louis was an active member of the community. He served on the Board of the Huntingdon Valley Athletic Association in various roles over the years including President. As a devout Catholic, Louis was active in his church. His musical ability led him to be a founding member of the St. Albert the Great Church Choir. He also served as a church lector. Louis was athletic and enjoyed playing tennis, golf, racquetball, and bowling. He was an avid fan of all Philadelphia sports teams.

Louis was preceded in death by his first wife, Pat DeCesare (nee Hosey), sister Rita Longo (nee DeCesare), daughter-in-law Anna Memmo, father Victor DeCesare, and mother Ida DeCesare (nee DeCarlo).

Louis is survived by his wife Pat DeCesare (nee Bowers), 4 children Louis DeCesare, Jr. (Carolyn), Patricia Monahan (Jerry), Bob DeCesare (Christine) , Kelly DeCesare, brother Michael DeCesare, 12 grandchildren, and 1 great grandchild.

A viewing is scheduled for Tuesday, November 30, 2021 from 9am-10:30am, St. Albert the Great Church, 212 Welsh Rd, Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006, followed by a funeral mass at 10:30am, and interment at St. John Neumann Cemetery in Chalfont.

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  • Pat DeCesare (nee Bowers) Second Wife
  • Louis DeCesare, Jr. Son
  • Carolyn DeCesare Daughter-in-law
  • Patricia Monahan Daughter
  • Jerry Monahan Son-in-law
  • Bob DeCesare Son
  • Christine DeCesare Daughter-in-law
  • Kelly DeCesare Daughter
  • Michael DeCesare Brother
  • Victor DeCesare Father (deceased)
  • Ida DeCesare (nee DeCarlo) Mother (deceased)
  • Pat DeCesare (nee Hosey) First Wife (deceased)
  • Rita Longo (nee DeCesare) Sister (deceased)
  • Anna Memmo Daughter-in-law (deceased)
  • Louis is also survived by12 grandchildren, and 1 great grandchild.

Past Services

Tuesday, November 30, 2021


Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Funeral Mass

Tuesday, November 30, 2021