Eleanor Volpe Simone
Eleanor Volpe Simone (nee: Kenzik), 98 died early Thursday morning, April 3, 2014 in the home of her daughter, Elaine (Volpe) Barricklow, her primary caregiver following complications of Alzheimers. Much appreciation is extended for the assistance of New Life Hospice, her nurse, Sue Goodel and her aides, Linda and April. She was born on February 15, 1916 in Lorain. Mrs. Simone worked for twenty years in the former Weitz Factory making men's topcoats. She earned her certificate, Title 9 for teaching at Fairhome Elementary. In addition to her daughter of Amherst, Mrs. Simone is survived by her husband, Frank to whom she was married on July 11, 1992, her grandchildren, Bryan (Melissa) Rust of Elyria and Melissa (Rust) Oleksa of Amherst, great grandchildren, Adam and Bryan, nephew, Ralph (Denise) Poor of Toledo and niece Mary Beth (Mike and their son, Sam) Toth of Sheffield Lake.
She was preceded in death in 1991 by her first husband, Louis Volpe who was a prominent Lorain musician and her nephew, Wayne Campana.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 from 4 PM until 7 PM in the Walter A. Frey Funeral Home, 700 West Erie Avenue, Lorain, Ohio 44052.
Online condolences may be made to www.freyfuneralhome.com.
Walter A. Frey Funeral Home
700 W. Erie Ave. Lorain, OH 44052
Published in The Morning Journal on Apr. 7, 2014