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Dessie M. Szakacs

December 10, 1941 — April 15, 2023

Dessie M. Szakacs, age 81, of Carrollton passed away on April 15, 2023.

She was born on December 10, 1941 in Canton, OH to Joseph Ferdinand Hann and Birdelle Annette (Kirkbride) Hann.

Dessie was a devoted Lutheran and a homemaker. She loved her animals dearly, fishing, riding motorcycles, and crocheting.

Those left to cherish her memory are her husband Jimmy Szakacs; daughter, Rosemarie O’Donnell of Carrollton; grandsons, Andrew J. Chess of Florida, and Joseph R. Chess of the Philippines; granddaughter, Morgan T. O’Donnell of Carrollton; great-grandson, Caleb J. Chess; two nieces, Danielle Boston and Rachael Williams; two nephews, Anthony Hann and Justin Hann; many cousins and her fur babies Tinkerbell, Boots and Peaches.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother Joseph William Hann Sr., her son, William John Chess Jr., and a nephew Joseph William Hann Jr.

A graveside service will be held Thursday April 20, 2023 at North Lawn Cemetery at 12:30 p.m with Danny Grine officiating.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to an animal shelter of your choice.

Arrangements are entrusted to Kreighbaum Sanders Funeral Home 4041 Cleveland Ave S. Canton, OH 44707. Friends and family may share condolences and memories online at

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Thursday, April 20, 2023

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