Dion Joseph Sartorio, 63, peacefully passed away on the morning of July 24th, 2020 at his home in Buda, Tx. with his wife by his side. He was a dedicated husband to Lisa Sartorio as well as a father and mentor to his four children, Angelina, Kenny, Katy, Kirby and their spouses Vincent, Matthew, Valerie and Kristin. Born in Ottawa, Illinois, on September 5th, 1956, DJ was the son of John and Phyllis Sartorio. He attended and graduated from the University of Illinois and obtained his law degree. He devoted himself as an employee and partner at Tressler LLP Law firm and retired in 2014 after 20 years of service. He was a proud member of the community in Buda, Tx. and served on the Board of Buda Chamber of Commerce. He also enjoyed volunteering his time to Hays County Drive a Senior. His shared love for helping others led him to his secondary career working as a Special Education TA for Tom Green Elementary. He was known there for his patience, kindness and compassion for the students and teachers alike. He also served as a congregation member and Junior Warden at St. Elizabeth Episcopal Church, where he not only continued to strengthen his relationship in Christ but built within the church, a family that whole heartedly loved him to his last day. He will be remembered for his quiet strength, his sound advice, love of music and the impact he had on anyone who was blessed enough to know him. He leaves a great legacy to us all, well done, good and faithful servant. He is survived by his loving wife, Lisa Sartorio of 17 years, his sister, Diane and her husband Sam Small, his brother and sister in-law, Kurt and Laurie Senske and his mother in-law, Barbara Lawler. He is also survived by his children, Angelina and Vincent Lewis, Matthew and Katy Acosta, Kenny and Valerie Wottrich, and Kirby and Kristin Wottrich, and by his grandchildren, Rhyder, Holden, Creighton, Hunter, Theresa, Mila, Billy, Heidi Ann, and Trey, as well as several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Phyllis Sartorio, his father in-law Billy Lawler and his first wife Jennifer Webster- Sartorio. A private gathering will be held at his residence with his family followed by a service to celebrate his life at St. Elizabeth with all who loved him post COVID mandated closures. Memorial donations can be made to Tom Green Elementary or St. Elizabeth Episcobal church in his honor.
2 Timothy 4:7 "I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith."