Portland-Marcus Anthony DeSancits, 49, passed away unexpectedly on September 9, 2019. He was born in Lewiston, Maine the son of Anthony and Pauline (Blanchette) DeSanctis.
Marcus grew up in Auburn graduating from Edward Little High School in 1988. After high school, he went on to earn an associate’s degree in computer science. Marcus was employed at Logically as a Managed Service Engineer for the past nine years.
On September 1, 1995, Marcus married his high school sweetheart Erin Miller.
Marcus was one of those rare individuals that had the unique ability to meet people and get along with them right away. Marcus always made others feel that they had his full attention and was genuinely concerned with their well-being. Marcus cherished his family and friends and very much enjoyed the time spent with them. He was also an avid sports fan and die-hard Patriots, Bruins and Red Sox fan. He enjoyed yearly camping trips, beach vacations and tailgating at Patriots games with his family and friends.
He played many years in local men’s ice hockey leagues, the Logically Bowling League, and was a member of the Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity.
He had a great sense of humor and an infectious laugh. Marcus will be remembered most as a wonderful husband, dad, son, brother, uncle and a friend to many.
Marcus is predeceased by his Maternal Grandparents: Leopold & Yvonne Blanchette and his Paternal Grandparents: Blanche DeSanctis, Antonio & Gertrude DeSanctis.
He is survived by his wife Erin (Miller) DeSanctis, two daughters Isabella and Jillian DeSanctis, his parents Anthony and Pauline DeSanctis, brothers Dino DeSanctis and his wife Mia, Derek DeSanctis and his wife Kim, in-laws John and Pat Miller, sister-in-law Patricia Williamson and her husband Neil, sister In-law Leah Young and her husband Jeff, nieces Emilia DeSanctis and Chloe Young, nephews Ryan DeSanctis, Ayden DeSanctis, Kane Williamson, Finnian Willamson, and Miller Young.
Visiting Hours will be held on Sunday, September 22, 2019, from 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm at A.T. Hutchins Funeral Home 660 Brighton Avenue in Portland. A funeral service will follow at the funeral home.
The family invites everyone to a Celebration of Life at the Portland Elks Club 1945 Congress Street, in Portland following the funeral services. The family requests everyone to wear their favorite sports apparel to the Celebration of Life.