Dennis J. DeSouto

January 18, 1930November 17, 2019

Dennis J. DeSouto, 89, of New Bedford, passed away on Sunday, November 17, 2019. He was the husband of the late Helen (DeCambra) DeSouto. Born in Tiverton, RI, son of the late John and Maria (Perry) DeSouto.

For many years, he worked installing commercial and residential roofing systems. Dennis was an accomplished fresh and saltwater fisherman. Both roofing and his passion for fishing were passed along to his son Michael. He enjoyed wood carving, producing a variety of beautifully crafted wooden figurines.

Dennis is survived by his son Michael DeSouto, daughter-in-law Joann, and grandson Marcus DeSouto. He was the brother of the late Robert DeSoto, Antone DeSouto, Mary E. “Mamie” Murphy, John Souza, Gloria Medeiros, Jesse Souza, Joe Souza, George Souza, Seraphim “Peter” DeSoto, Margaret Thorpe and Irene DeSouto.

His funeral service will be held on Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 10:00 AM in the Waring-Sullivan Home at Rose E. Sullivan, 866 County St., Somerset. Visitation will be held on Saturday from 9:00 to 11:00 AM prior to the service. Burial in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Somerset.

Memorial contributions in his honor may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, D.C. 20090.


  • Visitation Saturday, November 30, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, November 30, 2019
  • Burial Saturday, November 30, 2019

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