Deaths Death Notices
SIMMEN, FLORENCE L.
SIMMEN - Florence L. Age 82, of Tonawanda, New York, passed away on 5 December 2015. A memorial service will be held Sunday, 13 December, 10:00 AM at the Tree Of Life Native American Fellowship, 6090 Broadway St, Lancaster, NY. A burial service will follow on the same day at 1:30 PM at the St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Cemetery, Lancaster, NY.
Florence was born in Buffalo on 16 June 1933 and attended Saint Ann's and then Girls Vocational School. She was married to Albert J. Simmen for almost 30 years, who passed away on 12 March 1981. Florence was a beloved mother, daughter, wife, sister, grandmother and great-grandmother who loved art, life and everyone she encountered. Anyone who met her felt a genuine love, by and for her. Florence is survived by her sons, Frank, Jeff and Scott, and their wives and companions, Rosalia, Elena and Jodi, respectively. Florence has seven grandchildren, Jennifer, Angela, Scott, Sean, Joel, Ilaria and Alessia; she has four great-grandchildren, Samantha, Asher, Emmett and Mason. She was a loving supporter of many others in her step family and extended family of friends. Florence was preceded in death by her husband Albert, her father and mother, Frank and Mafalda, and her brother, Michael. She is survived by her brother, Frank.
Her family wishes to thank the many friends who loved and cared for her in her final months and days. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to or the Tree of Life Native American Fellowship.