Shirley I. DeSandro, 75, of Sabina, Ohio (formerly of Wilmington, Ohio) died 1:10 PM, Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at Autumn Years Nursing Center. Her husband, James DeSandro Jr. preceded her in death May 23, 2002. Mrs. DeSandro was born November 23, 1935 in Norwich, England, daughter of the late Ambrose and Phyllis Mason Bindley.
She had worked at Champion Auto Generators in New Jersey and was a housekeeper in Mason, Ohio. She attended St. Columbkille Catholic Church. She enjoyed traveling and lived life to the fullest.
Mrs. DeSandro is survived by a son, Kim (Kerry) Mason Jr. of Norwich, England; a daughter, Susan A. Hewitt Lippincott of Wilmington, Ohio; two brothers, Peter Bindley of England and Ronnie Mason of England; a sister, Doreen Nadeau of Massachusetts; a half sister, Rita Mason of New York; her grandchildren, Donnette (Jason) Fetters of Sabina, Ohio, Eddie Lippincott II of Wilmington, Ohio, and two additional grandchildren in England; five great grandchildren; and her former husband, Everett P. Hewitt of New Jersey. In addition to her husband and parents, a son, Stephen Paul Hewitt, and a daughter, Tina Marie Hewitt, are preceded in death.
Friends may call from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM, Sunday, August 14, 2011 at the Reynolds-Smith Funeral Home, 327 N. South Street, Wilmington, Ohio. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to Autumn Years Nursing Center, 580 E. Washington Street, Sabina, Ohio 45169 or Community Care Hospice, P.O. Box 123, Wilmington, Ohio 45177.