Bachelor in English, Fordham University, 1968. Master of Arts in Liberal Studies, Stony Brook University, 1972. Master of Arts in Liberal Studies, Immaculate Conception Seminary, 1983.
English teacher Cardinal Spellman High School, Bronx, New York, 1968—1970, Middle Country School District, Centereach, 1975—1997. Assistant to dean St. Joseph's College, Patchoque, 1998—2003, English lecturer, since 1985. Co-founder High School Performing Arts, Centereach, 1985—1989, teacher, 1985—1989.
Participant Frost Festival Poetry, 2003, 04, 05.
Teachers' representative American Federation Teachers, Centereach, 1976—1978. President Infant Jesus School Board, Port Jefferson, 1983—1984. Member of Academy American Poets, International Society Poets (Editor's Choice award 1998).
Married Philip Vito Grimaldi, April 4, 1970. Children: Lynnette Marie, Joseph Christopher.