Registration number 20081021D
This certifies that the heraldic arms of Laurie Marie Staples née DelMonte which honor her father Michael Rocque DelMonte are registered and described by the blazon below
Michael Rocque DelMonte was born August 16, 1923. His brothers are Frank, Mariano, Joseph, and Cesare and his sister Jenny -- the first generation born in America. He is the fourth son of Cesare L. DelMonte, who emigrated from Italy in 1913, and Rose M. (Chechile) DelMonte.
Michael DelMonte served in the CCCs during the depression and enlisted in the United States Navy at the start of World War II with his brother "Reno" and served in the Pacific. He and Virginia C (Conners ) DelMonte raised six children, Michael, Mark, Laurie, Daniel, David and Lisa . All four sons served in the United States Coast Guard during the VietNam War.
His children and grandchildren:
The trimount symbols in the medieval style are indicative of the ancient family history in Italy. The red sea lion represents Michael's and his son's naval and Coast Guard sea service and the oak wreath represents their numerous rescue and life saving experiences as well as the patriotism shown. The anchor is symbolic of the steadfast religious foundations of the family.
Daniel Joseph DelMonte