Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Anne M. DeSalvo

Anne M. DeSalvo, age 95, of Shelby, died Saturday, July 28, 2018 at the Crestwood Care Center in Shelby.

She was born September 9, 1922 in Center Ridge, Arkansas the daughter of the late Nathan and Antoni (Piedmont) Lanni. Anne retired from Shelby Business Forms after 34 years of service. She was an active member of Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church and the Altar Rosary Society. Her faith and her family were the priorities in her life. She loved to cook for her family and sit back and watch them enjoy themselves and have fun together.

On October 17, 1940 Anne married Augustine L. “Gus” DeSalvo and together they had 3 daughters: Helen (Bill) Damron of Wooster, Bette (Frank) Damron of Shelby, and Sandra DeSalvo (Jerry Simon) of Albuquerque, NM; 6 grandchildren: Joelle Reese, Jill Solis, Dawn Yates, Deanie Kehres, Anna Kongs and Christa Akerfelds; 11 great grandchildren.
Anne was preceded in death by her husband: Augustine L. DeSalvo on February 2, 2008; infant son: Daniel Louis De Salvo; grandson: Luke Damron; 5 brothers: Nick, James, Louis, John and Mike Lanni; 4 sisters: Mary Tridico, Linzy Paladino, Rose Stumbo and Lena Tesso.

Family and friends are welcome on Friday, August 3, 2018 from 4-6 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, August 4, 2018 at 10:30 AM at Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 29 West Street, Shelby. Father T.J. Hart, her nephew and Father Chris Mileski, her pastor, will concelebrate the Mass. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Memorial expressions may be made to the church.

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Memories & Condolence

  1. Kathy Milliron says:

    So very sorry to read that you have lost your mother. I know how great that loss is to everyone, but God has called her home and she is at peace. Take joy in the wonderful memories that you all have of your lives with her. This truly will help to make your sorrow become less and less over time. God bless you all …. you are in my thoughts and prayers! Hugs, Kathy Milliron

  2. robie pena says:

    betty and sandy, so sorry to hear about your mother.

  3. Carol Gieseman says:

    So sorry to hear of your loss.
    Carol and Ron Gieseman

  4. Betty says:

    I worked with Ann for many years. Loved her and time spent with her at work. Prayers for the family.

  5. Andi says:

    Heaven is definitely a brighter place today! What a wonderful woman and friend to so many. Grandma “turtle” “WoWo” you will be so missed. Thank you for all the laughs and memories over the years. Todd and Best and boys, Dawn and boys, Jill and family you all are in our prayers. Love to all of you!

    Andi and Brooke

  6. Jo & Bob Ellithorpe says:

    Deanie & family,
    So sorry for your loss

  7. Fred Studer says:

    To the DeSalvo family, so sorry for your loss. May God Bless and Keep You and Yours Always! Fred

  8. Paul Coleman says:

    With love and prayers, God bless the DeSalvo family.

  9. Terry & ROBIN Boice says:

    Sorry for your loss

  10. Ann Imhoff says:

    So sorry for the loss of your Mother and Grandmother

  11. John & JoAnn Waldruff says:

    Bette and all the DeSalvo family ~ we are saddened with the news of your Mother’s passing. You have our deepest sympathy. JoAnn & John

  12. Kevin Hemmerly says:

    My deepest sympathy to the DeSalvo Family on the loss of your Mother. May you find comfort in knowing she is resting in the Kingdom of Our Lord Jesus Christ.



  14. gail jackson says:

    sorry to hear this Bette, i was out of the country and just heard yesterday. I am sure she is now with your dad in heaven

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