Megan E. DeSorbo, 28, of Southington, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Wednesday, October 4, 2023 after a short but courageous battle with Liposarcoma. Megan was the beloved daughter of Constance “Connie” (Malizia) DeSorbo and the late Darryl D. DeSorbo.
Megan was born in New Britain on September 13, 1995. She graduated from Southington High School, Class of 2014 and was a member of the Within Reach Program. Megan was also active in the Unified Sports program and loved bowling. She enjoyed trips to the casino, cruising and spending time with family and friends, especially on vacations to Myrtle Beach. Megan had a special way of making people love her and she leaves behind many special friends that she made along her journey.
In addition to her devoted Mom Connie, Megan is survived by her aunts and uncles who loved her dearly, Alan and Mary Provencal of Southington, Toni-Marie Landino and Bruce Kuczenski of Plantsville, Dominick and Cheryl Malizia of Meriden and Dean Landino and Denise, all of Southington, her “sister” Gina Provencal and cousins, Joseph Landino and Louis Landino. She is also survived by her loving extended family, Dolores and Joseph LaPorte, Donald and Jan DeSorbo, Molly DeSorbo, Grandma Kathy Campbell, Jim and Sue Keefe, Francesca Moran, Jimmy and Janine, Pauline and Rich and John F. DeSorbo and wife Donna of New Hampshire.
In addition to her Dad Darryl, she was predeceased by her maternal grandparents, Anthony and Dolores Malizia and paternal grandparents, John and Helen DeSorbo.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Megan’s memory may be made to the Sarcoma Foundation of America, P.O. Box 98160, Washington, DC 20090-8160 (www.curesarcoma.org).
Megan’s family would like to extend a special thank you to the nurses from the Hospital of Central Connecticut Oncology Unit, especially Edwin and Angie, and from the Critical Care Unit for their compassion and the wonderful care they provided. They would also like to extend their appreciation to the Plantsville Funeral Home for their help during this difficult time.
A funeral service will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 11, 2023 at the Plantsville Funeral Home, 975 S. Main St., Plantsville. Calling hours will be held from 4 – 8 p.m. on Tuesday, October 10, 2023 at the Plantsville Funeral Home. For online condolences and directions, please visit www.plantsvillefuneralhome.com.