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Rose Elizabeth Sheekey

July 21, 1934 ~ March 10, 2019 (age 84)

Rose Elizabeth Sheekey (Bove), age 84, of Spring Hill, Florida passed away

Sunday, March 10, 2019.  Born in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY and lived

in Glendale, NY for over 40 years.  Rose worked as a medical secretary for

Dr. Rio Sferazza for 20 years where she was loved by all.  She was the

daughter of the late Marino and Lucrezia (Lastella) Bove. Rose was

completely devoted to her husband and family.  She is survived by her

husband of 64 years, Robert (Bob) Sheekey, her children, Lynn Neidhardt

and Richard Cleary, Steven and his wife, Barbara Sheekey and Brian and his

wife, Sally Sheekey.  She also leaves five cherished grandchildren, one

adored great granddaughter and many nieces and nephews.  Rose was

predeceased by her siblings Frank and Charles. 

Rose most enjoyed spending time with her devoted husband

as well as playing golf and bocce.  Viewing hours will be Wednesday

March 13, 2019 from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm at Downing Funeral home located

at 1214 Wendy Court in Spring Hill.  The funeral mass will be said Thursday,

March 14, 2019 at 10: 30 am at St. Theresa RC Church, Spring Hill.  Burial

will follow at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Florida.  Rose ’s family is most grateful

for the loving care and compassion provided by the staff at

Crown Pointe Senior Living and HPH Hospice.

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