Boonville, NY and Chandler, AZ- Andrew DeSetto, age 80, beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend passed away Sept 2, 2023 in Arizona. He was born May 12, 1943 in Brooklyn, New York. He was preceded in death by his parents Andrew and Connie and his daughter Danielle. He is survived by Lois, his devoted wife of 56 years, his daughter and son-in-law Michelle and Steve, and grandchildren Andrew, Matthew, and Natalie. He is also survived by a sister and brother-in-law Terri and John and a brother and sister-in-law Bobby and Barbara, as well as nieces Lisa, Dina, and Erica.
He was raised on Long Island, NY and graduated from H. Frank Carey High School and Kansas State University attending on a baseball scholarship. He also spent time at Michigan State University getting a Master’s Degree. After being introduced to Lois by his father they wed and ventured upstate to Boonville, New York. They both accepted teaching positions in West Leyden, NY. Andrew taught drivers education and physical education at Adirondack Central School for over 30 years. He started coaching Varsity Baseball at A.C.S soon after arriving and would go on to make the State Championships twice.
In lieu of flowers you are welcome to contribute to the Danielle DeSetto Memorial Fund at Adirondack Central School 110 Ford Street Boonville, New York. Visitation hours will be Thursday, September 14th from 6-9pm at Trainor Funeral Home 143 Schuyler St. Boonville, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be said at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 112 Charles St. Boonville, NY, at 11:00 am on Friday, September 15th, 2023. Interment will follow in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Boonville.
For an on-line message of sympathy, or to read a special tribute for Coach Desetto, written by an Adirondack Baseball Team member who played under Coach DeSetto, please go to www.trainorfuneralhome.com