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David F. Simmers

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David F., age 76, of Oakland, NJ, died quietly at home on April 13, 2013. Born in Altoona, PA, he lived in Oakland since 1973. Before retiring in 1999, he was a Program Manager for BAE Systems in Wayne, NJ. David received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from Penn State University in 1959, his MSEE from the University of Pennsylvania in 1961, and his MBA from Fairleigh Dickinson University in 1989. He was a member of the Ponds Reformed Church in Oakland, NJ. David is survived by his loving wife, Georgina (Georgie) W. (nee Sellars) Simmers of Oakland, NJ; two sons, Jeffrey, his wife Eileen, their children Lauren and Michelle of West Milford, NJ, and Matthew, his wife Debra, their children Matthew, Thomas, and Andrew of Franklin Lakes, NJ. Devoted brother of Betty, wife of John Criswell of Altoona, PA; and the late George Simmers, survived by his wife Shirley of Stratford, NJ; devoted brother-in-law of Betty Oxley and her husband Joe of Glendora, NJ; along with many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends may visit the Oakland Memorial Funeral Home, 330 Ramapo Valley Road, Oakland, NJ, on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday April 17, 2013 at 11 AM at the Oakland Memorial Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Parkinson's Support Group of Ridgewood, NJ c/o Gene Provost, 24 SkyTop Road, Wantage, NJ 07461; or the Ponds Reformed Church, 341 Ramapo Valley Road, Oakland, NJ 07436 would be appreciated. For additional information, directions or condolences please visit
Published in The Record/Herald News on Apr. 15, 2013
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