Dimond & Shannon Mortuary

10630 Chapman Ave, Garden Grove, CA


Teresa Madelon Simonetta

April 25, 1932January 13, 2020

Teresa Madelon Simonetta, age 87, died on Monday January 13, 2020. She was born in the city of New Castle, Pennsylvania to John & Rose (Glorioso) Costa and was the third youngest of 10 children. Teresa was a very loving daughter, her parents were ill and she quit high school as a sophomore to care for her aging parents. Teresa was always a caring and giving, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.

She is preceded in death by her loving husband; Erminio, her parents; John & Rosie, brothers; Carmen, Joseph, John, Tom and sisters; Lena, Lucy, and Louise and her daughter Laura Ann.

Teresa was always volunteering and giving of what ever she could to help anyone who was in need. She was a loving mother to her children Vincent, John (Janet), Laura and Frank and was especially fond of all her grand children Robyn (Brant), Anthony (Teresa) and Dominic (Krystal) and great grand children Chase, Ellison and Sullivan.

Funeral services will be held on Friday January 24 at 11:00am at St. Polycarp Catholic Church, 8182 Chapman Ave, Stanton with Fr. Nguyen burial will follow at Holy Sepulcher, In Orange. The family will greet friends from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm on Thursday, January 23rd at the Diamond & Shannon Mortuary, 10630 Chapman Ave, with Deacon Lopez to say the Rosary which will begin at 6:30 pm.


  • Erminio Simonetta, Husband (deceased)
  • Vince Simonetta, Son
  • John Simonetta, Son
  • Janet Simonetta, Daughter-in-law
  • Laura Simonetta, Daughter (deceased)
  • Frank Simonetta, Son
  • Robyn Serpa, Granddaughter
  • Brant Serpa, Grandson-in-law
  • Anthony Simonetta, Grandson
  • Teresa Simonetta, Granddaughter-in-law
  • Dominic Simonetta, Grandson
  • Krystal Simonetta, Granddaughter-in-law
  • Chase Serpa, Great Grandson
  • Ellison Simonetta, Great Granddaughter
  • Sullivan Simonetta, Great Grandson


  • Vigil Thursday, January 23, 2020
  • Rosary Service Thursday, January 23, 2020
  • Funeral Mass Friday, January 24, 2020
  • The Rite of Committal Friday, January 24, 2020


Teresa Madelon Simonetta

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Domenico Simonetta

January 20, 2020

Dear Zia Teresa we didn't get the chance to meet in person but we loved hearing you with Zio and our cousins. RIP beautiful lady and may you be with Zio and look down on your family and hope they are comforted. Much love Domenico, Maria and Daniela Simonetta from England xxx