Laconia-----A funeral service for Lucile Perley Simmons, 83, of 65 Ledges Drive and formerly of 136 Franklin St., Lakeport, who died on January 18, 2006 will be held in the Chapel of the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery, Boscawen on Monday May 1, 2006 at 11:00 AM. The Rev. Dr. Warren Bouton, Pastor of the Laconia Congregation Church will officiate. Mrs. Simmons was born August 12, 1922 in Laconia, NH, the daughter of Lew K. and Edna J. (Kendall) Perley.
She was a lifetime resident of Lakeport/Laconia. She attended the local schools and graduated from Laconia High School in 1940. In 1944, she graduated from the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH. Mrs. Simmons was employed by the Laconia School District for twenty-two years, teaching at Elm Street School and the Memorial Middle School. She retired in 1980. Mrs. Simmons was a member of the Laconia Congregational Church.
Mrs. Simmons is survived by her husband of sixty years, Charles A. Simmons, of Laconia; daughter, Sharon Simmons Cheeseman and her husband, William, of Quechee, Vermont, and daughters Gail Simmons Loncher of Fredonia, New York and Martha Simmons of Wellesley, MA; seven grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Community Health & Hospice, Inc., 780 North Main Street, Laconia, NH 03246.
Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH is in charge of the arrangements.