Cover photo for Emilio Michael De Simone, Sr.'s Obituary
Emilio Michael De Simone, Sr. Profile Photo
1930 Emilio 2020

Emilio Michael De Simone, Sr.

July 21, 1930 — April 28, 2020

Emilio De Simone Sr, was born July 21st 1930 in Brooklyn, New York. Emilio later moved to Middle Village New York where he attended P.S. 49 and later graduated from Grover Cleveland High School in Feb 1949. Emilio moved to Florida and attended University of Miami for two years. Emilio was drafted into the Army where he proudly served his country as a Corporal from Oct 1951 through Oct 1953. After he was discharged from the Army, he moved to Florida where he worked as a local entrepreneur (which includes restaurateur, real estate broker, general contractor) and retired as Chief Building Inspector for the City of Pembroke Pines until his retirement 1991. Emilio was an active member and proudly served in the Building Officials & Inspectors Educational Association.  Emilio was also a proud member of St. David’s Catholic Church where he served as an Usher.  He was actively involved in the Middle Village Community and met regularly where he enjoyed sharing his stories.  He also served as post commander in the American League Post 36 the late 1950’s. Chef Digare #40/8.


He will be buried at the South Florida National VA Cemetery in Lake Worth Florida.

Emilio is survived by his loving wife, Martha of Plantation FL; son, Emilio De Simone Jr., of Plantation FL; daughter, Regina, of Limestone TN; step-children, Janet, of Marietta, GA, Cheryl, of Melrose FL, and Don, of Seneca, SC; brother, Lou, of Beverly Hills, FL; seven grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life will be held at St. David’s Catholic Church on his birthday, July 21, 2020, details pending current quarantine regulations.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are requested by Emilio and family to:

St. Jude Children’s Hospital

St. David’s Catholic Church


University of Miami scholarship fund of your choice.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Emilio Michael De Simone, Sr., please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Celebration of Life

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Saint David Catholic Church

3900 S University Dr, Davie, FL 33328

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 12

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree