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Alfonso Rafaele Simonetti
Birth: Dec. 29, 1868
Melfi
Provincia di Potenza
Basilicata, Italy
Death: May 31, 1942
Morris Park (Bronx County)
Bronx County
New York, USA

Brown eyed Alfonso was born on December 29, 1868 in the town of Melfi, located in the Province of Potenza, which is in the Southern Italian Region of Basilicata. He was the son of Giuseppe Simonetti and Lucia Cassotta-Simonetti both of Melfi, Italy.

Alfonso left Italy in October of 1898 with his wife Francesca Maria Montagna-Simonetti and arrived in America in November of 1898 in New York City. He was a shoemaker by trade.

As of 1910, he owned his own shoe repair shop in the Bronx where he resided with his wife and family.

In 1940, Alfonso was paralyzed from a stroke. He remained in a wheelchair and was sick from May 1, 1938 until he died on May 31, 1942.

He was survived by his wife beloved wife Francesca Maria Montagna-Simonetti and his loving children Anthony Simonetti, Lucia a/k/a Lucille Simonetti-Heller, Catherine Simonetti-Amoruso, Rocco Vincenza a/k/a Rocco Vincent Simonetti and Concetta a/k/a Connie Simonetti-Luther-Collier.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Francesca Maria Montagna Simonetti (1874 - 1954)
 
 Children:
  Anthony Simonetti (1904 - 1969)*
  Lucia Francis Simonetti Heller (1906 - 1988)*
  Catherine Simonetti Amoruso (1907 - 1985)*
  Rocco Vincent Simonetti (1909 - 1988)*
  Concetta Frances Simonetti-Luther Collier (1911 - 1982)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Saint Raymonds Cemetery
Bronx
Bronx County
New York, USA
Plot: Section 16, Range 46, Plot 8, Grave 1
 
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