Birth Name: Pyrena Lucrezia Morze Enea
Place of Birth: Piermont, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: April 6, 1998
Rena Lovelis is an American musician. She is lead vocalist and bassist of the pop rock band Hey Violet. Other member of the band includes her older sister Nia Lovelis. She is the daughter of actress Stacy Morze (now Anastasia Morze Lovelis) and Kenneth Mitchell Enea.
Rena’s paternal grandfather is Philip S. “Phil” Enea (the son of Stephen S. Enea and Celia Ronchetti). Phil was born in Utica, New York. Stephen was the son of Italian emigrants, Filippo “Philip” Enea and Agata “Agatha” Oddo, both of Bagheria, Palermo, Sicily. Celia was the daughter of Italian emigrants, Bernardo “Bennie/Benny” Ronchetti and Maria “Mary” Oddo, both also of Bagheria. Agata and Maria were sisters.
Rena’s paternal grandmother is Gloria M. Dziok (the daughter of John Fred “Juggy” Dziok and Emily T. Maciol). Gloria was born in Utica, New York. John was the son of Polish emigrants, Szymon (later Samuel “Sam”) Dziok, of Pietrusza Wola, Krosno, and of Maria “Mary” Chomka, of Słonne, Przemyśl. Emily was the daughter of Polish emigrants, Walentyn (later Valentine) Macioł and Teresa Urbańczyk.
Rena’s maternal grandfather was Janusz Morze (the son of Zygmunt Morze and Józefa Zielińska). Janusz was a Polish emigrant, from Trzebinia, Chrzanów. Zygmunt was the son of Ignacy Morze and Kazimiera Maciejewska. Józefa was the daughter of Stanisław Zieliński and Zofia Golcz.
Rena’s maternal grandmother was Evelyn Marie Schimpf (the daughter of Joseph Schimpf and Catherine Ann/Anna Endrick). Evelyn was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Joseph was the son of an Austrian emigrant, Franz “Frank” Schimpf, and of a Czech emigrant, Tekla “Tessie” Bobiaková. Anna was the daughter of a Russian emigrant, Yakov Andreyuk (later John Endrick), who was likely an ethnic Ukrainian, and of a Polish emigrant, Eva Kalinowska.
Rena’s maternal line can be traced back to her third great-grandmother, Nastia Motyl.
Sources: Genealogy of Rena Lovelis – https://www.geni.com
Rena’s paternal grandfather, Philip S. Enea, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Rena’s paternal great-grandmother, Celia Ronchetti, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Marriage record of Rena’s paternal great-great-grandparents, Bernardo Ronchetti and Maria Oddo – https://www.familysearch.org
Rena’s paternal grandmother, Gloria M. Dziok, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Rena’s paternal great-grandfather, John Fred Dziok, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Naturalization record of Rena’s paternal great-great-grandfather, Szymon Dziok – https://www.familysearch.org
Naturalization record of Rena’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Maria “Mary” (Chomka) Dziok – https://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Rena’s paternal great-grandmother, Emily T. (Maciol) Dziok – https://www.legacy.com
Rena’s maternal grandmother, Evelyn Marie Schimpf, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Birth record of Rena’s maternal great-grandfather, Joseph Schimpf – https://www.familysearch.org
Rena’s maternal great-grandmother, Catherine Ann/Anna Endrick, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org