Thiadocia (Teddi) Simonds

Simonds, Thiadocia (Teddi)

Thiadocia (Teddi) Simonds passed away October 12, 2013 in Dover, NH. She was born August 31, 1937 in Albany, NY. She was the daughter of Virginia Simonds but was raised by her grandparents, Llewellyn and Marie Simonds. She graduated from Waverly High School in 1955 and Mansfield State College in 1959. She taught elementary and junior high levels in California, Waverly, Maine, and New Hampshire. She was especially proud of her students' successes competing in the Odyssey of the Mind competition. Teddi played softball while in high school and golfed for many years thereafter. She is survived by her sister Judi Price of California and brothers Neil Cole of Mississippi and Keith Cole of Arkansas. Surviving also are several cousins and many friends including the Wayne and Rita Barrett family, Rich and Maddy Kankus, and her former teaching friends. Her funeral was held at the convenience of family members.

Published in Star-Gazette on Nov. 15, 2013