A Mass of Christian Burial celebrating the life of Despina Sanitate,80, who passed away at her home in Palm Coast, will be held on Tuesday, May 7,2019 at 1:30 P.M. at Saint Demetrius Greek Orthodox Church in Daytona Beach. The family will be receiving guests on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 in the chapel at Flagler Family Funeral Home in Bunnell from 10:00 A.M. until 12:00P.M. Light snacks will be served at the funeral home for the guests.
Despina was born in Greece and later she moved to the United States and lived in Massapequa, Long Island. During her time on Long Island she spent 25 years singing in the choir at St. Demetrius Greek Orthodox Church in Merrick Long Island. In 2007 Despina and her family moved to Palm Coast. She loved the beach, gardening, flowers and sewing. Despina Loved the Lord and believed in the power of prayer.
Despina is survived by her husband of 54 years, Vincent, daughters Alessandra and her husband Joe, Domenique and her husband Neil, Dimitra , Marie and her husband Chris. Grandchildren Michael, Maxwell, Marcus, Rebecca, Liberty, Karenmarie, Joseph, Sarah and Vincent. She is pre deceased by her parents and her son-in-law Michael Celentano.
Following the services in Florida, Despina will be flown to St. Raymond Cemetery in the Bronx, N.Y. to be laid to rest on Friday May 10, 2019