WALLINGFORD – Antoinette M. Urso Simeone, 94, of Wallingford, died peacefully at her home on Nov. 1, 2014. She was the wife of John F. Simeone, and was affectionately known to her family and friends as “Red.”
She was born in Camastra, Sicily, on June 17, 1920, a daughter of the late Charles Urso and Nancy (Anunziata) Ianello Urso Perone, and went to Wallingford when she was 3 years old. She retired from Revere Corp. of America in Wallingford.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by her two sons, Father Gary F. Simeone, pastor of St. Gregory the Great Church in Bristol, and Jeffrey J. Simeone of Arizona; a daughter, Christine Ruggieri of Arizona; and her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her brother Joseph.
Father Simeone celebrated a Mass of Christian Burial on Nov. 7 at Most Holy Trinity Church. Interment was in St. John Cemetery.
Gifts in her memory may be sent to St. Gregory the Great Church, 235 Maltby St., Bristol, CT 06010.