Obituary of Gilda Settimo
Gilda Settimo, 83, passed away on Wednesday, August 17th 2022, in Manalapan. Gilda was born in Tarsogno, Italy and resided in Howard Beach for most of her life before she moved to Monroe, NJ.
Gilda was predeceased by her husband Anthony to whom she was married for 61 years. She is also predeceased by siblings GianLuigi, Cesarina and Cesare. Gilda is survived by siblings, Carla, Silvana and Fabrizio. She is survived by her son Robert; daughter Diana and her husband Ralph. Beloved Grandmother to Gianna and Ralph Jr. Sister-in-law to Carol, Anita, Saverio, Pino and Mario. Gilda was also loved by many nieces, nephews, friends and colleagues.
Those who had the honor of knowing Gilda knew her as a smart and strong lady. She built her own business and was a respected accountant for over 50 years, especially within the Italian community in Brooklyn where everybody sought the advice of “La Signora Gilda”.
She was a sweet and warm lady who loved her family and her work. She was a talented seamstress and an amazing cook. Friends and family always looked forward to one of her delicious meals. Gilda traveled the world and enjoyed the finer things in life.
Gilda was happiest when spending time with her family and friends. She spent her last days in peace surrounded by her family.
Friends and family are invited to visit on Sunday, August 21st, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm, and Monday, August 22nd from 9:00am to 10:00am at James Romanelli - Stephen Funeral Home, 89-01 Rockaway Blvd, Ozone, New York. A funeral liturgy will be held at St. Helen's Roman Catholic Church on Monday, August 22nd at 10:45am. Interment will follow at Pinelawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at https://www.stjude.org/. To leave a condolence or find directions, visit www.freemanfuneralhomes.com