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Richard G. Simmers

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Richard G. Simmers
Richard G. Simmers, 74, formerly of Quakertown, passed away at his residence on Tuesday, February 4, 2014. He was born on August 9, 1939 in Bethlehem, son of the late Eugene and Katherine (Dimler) Simmers. He was the husband of the late Eleanor Alex (Mount) Simmers. Richard was a salesman for Crescent Lighting. He was a veteran of US Navy serving on the USS Forestall. He was a graduate of Liberty High School Class of 1957. Survivors: He will be lovingly remembered by his sons, Scott Simmers of Hatfield; Kyle Simmers of Harleysville; and Christopher Simmers of Tennessee; step-son, Joseph Snyder of Maryland; brother, David Simmers of Bethlehem; and two grandchildren. He was predeceased by a son, Sean Simmers and a brother, Robert Simmers. Services: A Memorial Service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, February 21, 2014, at the Friedens Lutheran Church (3 mi. S of Rt. 378 Bethlehem) Friedensville, PA. Calling period will be from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the church. Burial will be at the Friedensville Cemetery. Contributions: Memorial contributions may be made to: Friedens Lutheran Church, 2451 Saucon Valley Rd., Center Valley, PA 18034. Send online condolences to

Published in Morning Call on Feb. 16, 2014
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