SIMONSON LOIS E. SIMONSON 1930 - 2014 (Age 84) Lois E. Simonson of Arlington passed away March 16, 2014. Lois was the beloved wife of 61 years of David C. Simonson; mother of Peter of Greenville, NH, Eric of Darien, CT and John Frederick of Brooklyn, NY; and sister of Frederick D. Sneider of Montreal, Canada. She had five grandsons. Lois was born January 10, 1930 in Highland, NY; attended local schools, then earned her BA from The State University of New York at New Paltz. Lois acted in stock theater prior to teaching 4th grade and middle school in Croton-on-Hudson, NY until 1977 when she and her family moved to the Chicago area. She did graduate studies at Northwestern University. She was secretary of the advisory board of Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago. Lois was an active member of St. Augustine's Episcopal Church in Croton-on-Hudson and of St. David's Episcopal Church in Glenview, IL. Lois resided in Arlington, VA since 1977 and was secretary of the Washington area board of Childhelp, USA. She assisted her husband on his consulting assignments in Eastern Europe. She and her husband traveled extensively after his retirement from the newspaper industry. Friends may call at Everly-Wheatley Funeral Home, 1500 W. Braddock Rd., Alexandria, VA on Thursday, March 20, 2014 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. where service will be held on Friday, March 21, 2014 at 12:30 p.m. Interment will be held at Ivy Hill Cemetery. Contributions in her name may be made to the . A guest register may be found at www.everlywheatleyfuneralhome.com

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Everly-Wheatley Funeral Home
1500 West Braddock Road Alexandria, VA 22302
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Published in The Washington Post on Mar. 19, 2014