Ernest DeSoiza, 98, of New York and Vero Beach FL, passed into eternal life on Friday, May 5, 2017. Ernest was born on June 4, 1918 to the late Ernest and Anna DeSoiza. He was a World War II Veteran having served as a Corporal in the US Army from 1942-1945.
He married the love of his life, Marie DeSoiza nee Zimmerman on January 26, 1951. They were together for 62 years until she predeceased him on July 15, 2013. Ernest worked for the United States Post Office in Manhattan, NY from 1950 until his retirement in 1988.
Survivors include his daughter Anita Tomlin and her husband Kyle, grandsons; Ryan O’Neill and fiancé Liana, Tremayne (Jasmine), Kyle Jr. and Tyler. Granddaughter, Jennifer Jackson and great grandchildren; Dior, Kaiden, Serenity, Gavin, Alyssa and Nova. He was predeceased by his brother Albert.
A visitation will be held from 5-7pm on Monday, May 8, 2017 at Humiston Funeral Home in Kerhonkson with a prayer service at 6:30pm that evening. Interment will be at Crestlawn Cemetery, Vero Beach, FL on Thursday, May 10, 2017 at 10am.
Arrangements entrusted to the HB Humiston Funeral Home. To send a personal condolence to Ernest’s family please visit humistonfuneralhome.com