2011-10-14 / Obits

Rose Lucy Simeti (nee Monte)


Rose Lucy Simeti, 97, a longtime Rockaway resident, died October 6.

Simeti was born in New York, New York on February 26, 1914. She moved to Rockaway 16 years ago from Bronx, New York. She was a member of St. Francis de Sales Church, Sea Breeze Club and J.A.S.A.

Simeti was preceded in death by her husband, Vincent; and was the sister of Joseph, George and Antoinette Monte, Anne Tino, Vera Brennan and Dolly Martino.

She is the mother of Frances (the late Martin) Sinon and Lucille “Penny” (James) King; grandmother of 12, Marie McHale (John), Jean Anne Valance (Dan), Donna Rose Zales (Mark), Rosemary Quirke (Patrick), Anne Elizabeth King, John Sinon (Gina), James King (Debra), Martin Sinon (Joanne), Christopher King (Brigid), Deborah King, Marifrances Balamaci (Nick) and Luanne King; great-grandmother of 18, Kristen Zales (Mike Murphy), Mark Zales Jr., Cavan Valance, Jillian Zales, Derek Valance, Kelsea Valance, James King III, Michael King, Owen Valance, Ryan King, Kiera Quirke, Jennifer King, Patrick Quirke, Nicholas King, John Marshall King, Samantha Sinon, Skylar Sinon and Matteo Sinon; and great-great-grandmother of 3, Alexis Zales, Sadie Rose Murphy, and Lyla Murphy. She was an aunt to many nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Denis S. O’Connor Funeral Home, Rockaway Beach. A funeral mass took place at St. Francis de Sales Church, Belle Harbor. Interment followed at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, New York.

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