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Thurston E. "Ted" Simmons


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Thurston E. "Ted" Simmons Obituary
Thurston "Ted" E. Simmons, 85, of Spring Hill, Florida, died Friday, May 11, 2018 at his home.He was born in Amsterdam, New York and came to the area 39 years ago from Schenectady, New York. He was a U.S. Army Veteran, master plumber, and member of St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church.He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Marie Simmons; his sister and brother-in-law, Lotus & Marc Petrie.He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Phyllis; son and daughter-in-law, Michael & Susan Simmons of Clifton Park, New York; daughters and sons-in-law, Kathleen & Eugene Ballmes of Fultonville, New York, Stephanie & Robert Burke of Spring Hill, Florida; brother and sister-in-law, Kenneth & Lona Simmons of Nassau, New York; 10 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.Visitation will be Friday, May 18, 2018, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Merritt Funeral Home, Spring Hill. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m., Friday, May 18, 2018 at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, Spring Hill. Interment with full military honors to follow at Florida Hills Memorial Gardens. ARRANGEMENTS BY MERRITT FUNERAL HOME, SPRING HILL, FLORIDA (352) 686-6649, "Family Owned and Operated" www.merrittfuneral.com

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Published in The Daily Gazette on May 16, 2018
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