Laconia----- A Memorial service for Vernon A. Simmons, will be held at the Gilford Community Church, 10 Potter Hill Road, Gilford, Friday May 13, 2005 at 2:00 PM. Mr. Simmons of 10 Greystone Place, died on January 13, 2005, due to complications of emphysema.
Mr. Simmons was born November 7, 1918 in Westfield, MA, the son of Jacob and Minnie (Borowski) Symancyk. He was the last surviving child of twelve. He was educated at American International College, Springfield, MA.
Mr. Simmons had lived in Manchester, NH for many years before moving to Gilford, NH in the early 1970's. He moved to Laconia in June, 2004.
Survivors include his wife of fifty-eight years, Martha (Heath) Simmons of Laconia; a son and daughter-in-law, Lew and Suzanne Simmons of Alton, NH and a daughter and son-in-law, Tina C. & Michael J. Donnelly of Germantown, TN; four grandchildren Mark, Ian, Rachel and Shannon; one great grandchild Lauren and numerous nephews and nieces.
Burial will be in the family lot at Bayside Cemetery, Laconia.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Lung Association of New Hampshire, 9 Cedarwood Dr. Unit 12, Bedford, NH 03110.
Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH is in charge of the arrangements.