Harry A. Desens, age 81 of Jackson, TN passed away on Aug. 20, 2019 at Maplewood Health Center.

He was born on Nov. 14, 1937 in Oswego, NY to the late Harry R. and Marian Taylor Desens. He graduated from Oswego High School and went on to obtain his Bachelor’s and Masters degrees in Education from the SUNY at Oswego. He married Mary I. France on Jan. 24, 1959.

Harry’s professional career in Education spanned more than three decades. He started his teaching career in Herkimer, NY and finished as an Elementary School Principal in the Liverpool School District.

He was a truly dedicated Son, Husband, Father, Brother, Grandfather, Great Grandfather and a friend to all. To everyone he was known by his nickname, “Brud”.

He is survived by his wife, Mary I. Desens of Jackson, TN; sister Diana Desens of Oswego, NY; son Michael Desens and his wife Susan of Puyallup, WA; son Timothy Desens of Clifton Park, NY; daughter Debra Desens of Jackson, TN; four grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. He is pre-deceased by a sister J. Lillian Desens Foran of Warren, NJ.

In keeping with his wishes, he will be cremated and no local services will be held.