OBITUARY: Denise M. (Rosa) Cimetti, 59

Below is an obituary from Nichols Funeral Home:

WILMINGTON, MA — Denise M. (Rosa) Cimetti, age 59, a long-time resident of Dracut, passed away on January 10, 2022, following a courageous battle with cancer.

Denise was born on April 8, 1962, in East Patterson, NJ; she was the cherished daughter of Jean (Lewis) Richards of Georgia and the late Francis Rosa. Denise was raised in Wilmington and graduated from Wilmington High School with the Class of 1980.

Denise moved to Dracut in 1988, where she raised her only child, Matt. Denise was a loving and devoted mother. She enjoyed attending all Matt’s school and sporting events.

Denise’s family was extremely important to her; she loved spending time with her sisters, Pam, and Stephanie, along with her nieces and nephews. Denise enjoyed the holidays and special family gatherings.

Denise took special pride in her garden; she spent countless hours tending to her flowers and vegetables. Denise was a talented gardener; she grew roses, sunflowers, and many vegetables.

In her spare time, Denise enjoyed baking for the holidays and making holiday wreaths for her family and friends.

Denise will be remembered as a loving, gentle, and soft-spoken lady. She will be greatly missed by her family.

Denise was the devoted mother of Matthew Cimetti of Dracut, cherished daughter of Jean Richards of Georgia and the late Francis Rosa, dear sister of Pamela Crosswhite & her husband Ed of Georgia and Stephanie Rose of New Hampshire, loving aunt of Allyssa, Christina, Hunter, and Timothy.

Family and friends will gather for Visitation at the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., 187 Middlesex Ave., (Rte. 62), Wilmington on Friday, January 14th from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Memorial donations in Denise’s name may be made to Santa’s Magic, Inc at

Denise M. (Rosa) Cimetti

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