Sheila M. Conte (Friedlander) of The Villages, Florida passed away at home surrounded by her
family on the morning of May 7th, 2020. Born February 3, 1947 in Brooklyn, NY, Sheila was
raised in Kew Gardens, Queens and was a 1964 Graduate of Jamaica High School. Sheila spent
most of her life working and raising her family in Northern NJ. Sheila retired after a long and
distinguished sales career in 2009. In 2011 Sheila had moved The Villages, Florida where she
met the greatest friends she had ever known. Her loves included shopping, playing her weekly
mahjong games, volunteering at the ASPCA and her time with her many friends, family &
Sheila was predeceased by her father Morris Friedlander, her mother Frieda Sherman.
Sheila is survived by her husband of 39 years, Edward Conte, her son & daughter in law Mitch &
Barbara Kalmus Long Valley, NJ, her son, Cory Kalmus of Rochester, NY, her daughter & son in
law, Staci & Kevin Hohmann of Fords, NJ, her brother & sister in law, Howard & Elaine
Friedlander of Palm Desert, CA, along with 5 Grandchildren, Alexis Kalmus of Durham, NC
Jonathan & Madison Kalmus of Long Valley, NJ & Matthew & Sean Hohmann of Fords, NJ , her
niece & nephews as well as her beloved puppy, Winston.
Due to COVID-19 Funeral Services & Burial are Private. The family welcomes and thanks you for
your many condolences. In lieu of Flowers please consider a donation to Sheila’s favorite
charity in her memory.
Your Humane Society SPCA
994 Co Rd 529A
Lake Panasofkee, FL 33538
Or you can donate online at: http://www.yhsspca.org