Services were held in St. Viator's Church, Las Vegas, for Rosemarie DeJohn Delmonte, 68, a former Orchard Park restaurant owner who died Jan. 28, 1998, in Columbia Sunrise Hospital, Las Vegas, after a brief illness. Burial was in Palm Cemetery, Las Vegas.
The former Rosemarie Moses was born in Buffalo and attended Buffalo public schools and a local business school. In 1953 she and her husband, John Delmonte, opened the Burmon Inn, a restaurant and catering business near Abbott Road, which later became Tony Rome's restaurant.
Mrs. Delmonte was an active member of St. John Maron Church in Williamsville and a part-time worker at St. John Vianney Church in Orchard Park. She supported many local charities. She lived in East Aurora until 1995, when she and her husband moved to Las Vegas to be with relatives. He died in 1996.
Survivors include a daughter, Diane Chandler of Las Vegas; a sister, Vera David of West Seneca; two brothers, Raymond Moses of St. Claire Shores, Mich., and Nicholas Moses; a stepdaughter, Jenny Welsh of Colden; two grandchildren; and a great-grandson.[crlln]