The Obit For John Simmons
John E. Simmons Jr.
Newsday on 8/3/2008
SIMMONS - John
E. Jr., of Farmingdale, on August 1, 2008. Beloved husband of Elizabeth
Anne. Devoted father and father-in-law of Carole and Tony Destler, and
John E. III and Carolyn. Fond brother of Anna Kendall. Loving grandfather
of Darlene, Michael, Sarah, John IV, Sydney and Connor. Great-grandfather
of Zoey. Former educator of Plainview-Old Bethpage School District,
Pro Athlete with the Boston Celtics and the Washington Senators, a Marine
Artist for the U.S. Coast Guard, and President of the Suburban Art League.
The family will receive friends Monday and Tuesday 2-5pm and 7-9:30pm
at The McCourt & Trudden Funeral Home Inc., 385 Main Street, Farmingdale.
Funeral Mass Wednesday 9:45am at St. Kilian RC. Church.
Interment Calverton National Cemetery.