Denise M. (Rosa) Cimetti

January 12th, 2022

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


8 Entries in Guest Book for “Denise M. (Rosa) Cimetti”

  1. Katharine Maille says:

    Matt with our deepest sympathy your mom was a sweetheart you both helped us out so much looking after our father nick until he passed he loved the both of you we are so sorry love the Blatus ??????

  2. Katharine Maille says:

    I meant to put. Heart and prayers for you??????

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  4. Anne Bowers says:

    Matt, we were so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Anne, Matt and Tim

  5. Paula Swiecicki says:

    Matt, I was so saddened to hear about your mom. She was one of the finest human beings in this world. She was so very kind, compassionate, and loving. You were so very lucky to have her as your mom. I feel blessed to have had her as my friend. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time. With my heartfelt sympathy, Paula Swiecicki

  6. Therese Eisner says:

    Matt, I am so sorry for your loss.. Your Mom was so kind hearted. We sat next to each other for years at Energi. I feel like I know you since she talked about you all the time. You were the love of her life. You are very blessed to have her for a mom. She will be missed. I have a couple of her wreaths ( Christmas Wreath ) is still on the door. I will think of her every time I hang one on my door. Therese

  7. Amy Berger says:

    Thinking of you Matt with many heartfelt condolences
    Hoping you can find some peace in your good memories.
    She left a wonderful young man to carry on in her name.
    Semding many prayers
    Miss Amy ,Adam and family

  8. Lorraine Butler says:

    I’m so sorry to hear about your daughter passing she is now resting in peace May god be with you and your family you are all in my prays always remember The good times you had with her

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