Verona Irene Simmons


Verona Irene Simmons passed away peacefully at the Elk Valley Hospital on Saturday, August 22, 2015 at the age of 89 years. She was born in Fernie on May 24, 1926 to parents John and Theresa Domin.

Verona was a kind and wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother who devoted her life to her family. She has rejoined her loving husband, Carl Simmons, who predeceased her 10 years ago. 

Verona will be dearly missed and lovingly remembered by her daughter and son-in-law, Rose and Emil Arsenault, grandchildren, Philip Arsenault (Lisa) and Janet Lewis (Randal) and her great grandchildren, Nolan Lewis and Bella Arsenault who brought her the utmost joy.  She will also be missed by her brothers Steve Domin and Tom Domin, nieces, nephews, and the Simmons family.

 Funeral Mass was celebrated at the Holy Family Catholic Church on Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at 11:00 AM with Father Marcel Cote, Celebrant. Interment followed at St. Margaret’s Cemetery. Pallbearers were Stan Yuszko, Ed Yuszko, Don Jakubec, Joe Warshawsky, Will Maurin and Lorenzo Rousselle.  Honorary Pallbearers were Emil Arsenault, Philip Arsenault, Randal Lewis, Steve Domin, Jim Simmons and Charles Heisie.

 Should friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made in Verona’s name to the Canadian Cancer Society. Memories & condolences shared at Arrangements entrusted to Cherished Memories Funeral Services Ltd.

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