Judy A. DeSart, 79 of Glen Carbon, died at her residence on Tuesday, October 6, 2020, at 6:16 p.m. She was born on June 15, 1941, in Carlinville to Bruno Grandone and Marjorie (Dunn) Grandone. She married Kenneth W. DeSart on August 24, 1963, at SS Simon & Jude Church in Gillespie. He preceded her in death on September 14, 1968.
She was a registered nurse for St. Francis Hospital in Litchfield and St. John’s Hospital in Springfield. Judy was a member of the St. Boniface Church of Edwardsville and Friends of St. Francis Hospital. She was a supporter of St. Jude’s Hospital.
She is survived by her children, Amy DeSart of Chesterfield, MO and Lori (Tim) Spangenberg of Glen Carbon; grandchildren, Andrew (fiancée, Maxine Mineghan) Spangenberg of Edwardsville, Sydney (Andrew) Dodds of Fayetteville, AR, and Molly Spangenberg of Fayetteville, AR; brother, Jerry (Carolyn) Grandone of Gillespie; and sister, Sharon (Dominic) Obertino of Gillespie.
Judy was preceded in death by her parents and spouse.
Private family services will be held. Memorials are suggested to Judy DeSart Memorial Health Care Scholarship at Edwardsville High School. Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie is in charge of the arrangements.