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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