Rose M. Simkanich
Rose M. Simkanich
  • June 20, 1930 - January 1, 2018
  • Sanford, Florida

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Rose M. Simkanich, 87, of Sanford passed away peacefully at home; with her family by her side. Rose was born on June 20, 1930 in Wheeling, W. Virginia; the daughter of John and Rose Skinto and the last of eight children. She married her husband George Simkanich who was in the US Navy, and they shared 63 years of travel, family, friends and a loving marriage. She was a homemaker, caregiver and an active member of Nativity Catholic Church of Longwood.

Rose is survived by her sister Helen Dominick and her children Cathy Sundvall, Linda Simkanich and George Simkanich Jr. her four grandchildren Sean Sundvall, Shannon Sundvall Wofford, Michael Simkanich, Jason Simkanich, and her great grandchildren Mitchell Wofford and Sophia Sundvall. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.

A mass is scheduled for Thursday, January 4, 2018 at Nativity Catholic Church of Longwood, beginning at 11:00 am. Burial will follow in Oaklawn Park Cemetery of Sanford