Despina Argenzio
Despina Argenzio
  • May 28, 1929 - August 10, 2017
  • Palm Harbor, Florida

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Our beloved mother Despina “Desi”Argenzio, age 88 of Palm Harbor Florida passed away on August 10th 2017

The memorial service will be held on September 7th 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Marks Chapel 2655 Nebraska Ave. Palm Harbor.

Desi was born in London, England to Florence and Costas Constantinou the 28th of May 1929. Her family moved to New York when she was a few months old.

She graduated from Julia Richmond High School earning a college scholarship. She graduated with a secretarial degree instead of pursuing her passions of singing and acting.

Desi was married to Joseph Argenzio in 1952 for 62 years. They won the contest to be married on the nationally syndicated TV show Bride and Groom.

After years of being a homemaker Desi worked in a bank, climbing the ladder of positions with her dedication and work ethic of honesty and reliability.

She enjoyed singing and dancing, knitting and crocheting, travel to foreign countries, her garden of flowers and Meyer Lemons, being a part of the Foot Loose and Fancy Dancers in Highland Lakes and being with her family.

She is proceeded in death by her parents, sister Elleny and husband Joseph.

Desi is survived by her children Michael, Diane and Steven Argenzio, her grandchildren William and Nicole Argenzio, her great grandchild Abigail Conti and niece Donna, great nieces Audra & Janna and nephew Ricky.

She was dearly loved and will greatly be missed.

I lieu of flowers memorial donations may be given to Dementia Caregiver Resources, Inc. P.O. Box 7677, Seminole, Fl. 33775