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Gordon Simons

Gordon David Simons

Monday, August 14th, 1944 - Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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Obituary

Gordon Simons, age 74, of Stoneham, passed away peacefully from acute leukemia on March 20 at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. Gordon was born in Boston and raised in Milton. He received his MBA from Suffolk University. He spent 25 years of his professional career as an accountant in the Controller’s Office at Brandeis University.

Nothing gave Gordon greater joy than being surrounded by his family. Married for 41 years to his wife, Shellie. Together, they raised two sons, Rob and Craig, in the town of Sharon where they lived for over 35 years. When Gordon’s sister-in-law passed away, he embraced her daughter, Lauren, as his own. Gordon and Shellie loved to travel all over the world, including spending four months in China.

Throughout his life, Gordon enjoyed volunteering his time with a variety of organizations including teaching English as a second language to recent immigrants and as a Patient Care Advocate at Newton-Wellesley Hospital. He was a longtime member of the Rotary Club of Sharon and was a devoted dog walker to the family’s dog, Bella.

Gordon leaves three grandchildren who loved their “Pop”: Brielle, Grayson, and Eliza. In addition, he is survived by Rob’s wife, Jill, and Lauren’s husband, Matt.

Services at the Goldman Funeral Chapel 174 Ferry St. (off Route 60), MALDEN on Friday March 22 at 11:30 AM. Interment at Sharon Memorial Park. Condolence calls may be made at his late residence on Saturday from 3-9PM with Minyan at 7:30PM and Sunday from 12-7PM. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to Dana Farber P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Friday, March 22nd, 2019 | 11:30am
    When
    Friday, March 22nd, 2019 11:30am
    Location
    Goldman Funeral Chapel
    Address
    174 Ferry St.
    MALDEN, MA 02148
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    Officiant
    Rabbi Arnold Fertig
  • Interment

    Location
    Sharon Memorial Park
    Address
    40 Dedham St.
    SHARON, MA 02067
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