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Eleanore (nee Kenzik) Volpe Simone

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Eleanore (nee Kenzik) Volpe Simone Obituary
LORAIN - Eleanore Volpe (nee: Kenzik) Simone, 98, died early Thursday morning, April 3, 2014, of complications of Alzheimer's Disease in the home of her daughter, Elaine (Volpe) Barricklow, with whom she made her home the last two years.
Much appreciation is extended for the assistance of New Life Hospice, her nurse, Sue Goodell and her primary 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. For twenty years she was a volunteer with St. Joseph Hospital's Pink Ladies.
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; three great-great-grandchildren; nephew, Ralph (Denise) Poor of Toledo; niece, Mary Beth (Mike and their son, Sam) Toth of Sheffield Lake; step-son, Frank (Jane) Simone of Connecticut; and step-daughters, Cathy (Chuck) Hounshell of Minnesota and Mary Jo (Ray Pietz) Simone of Oregon.
She was preceded in death in 1991 by her first husband, Louis Volpe who was a prominent Lorain musician; her sister, Donna McQuattie; and her nephew, Wayne Campana.
The family will receive friends from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in the Walter A. Frey Funeral Home, 700 West Erie Avenue, Lorain, Ohio 44052. Interment is private.
Online condolences may be made to www.freyfuneralhome.com.
Published in www.morningjournal.com on Apr. 7, 2014
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