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George A. Simmons


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George A Simmons

AGE: 88 • Toms River

George A. Simmons, age 88, of Silver Ridge Park, Berkeley Township, died Friday, June 16, 2017 at Community Hospital, surrounded by his children. He was a project engineer and engineering manager and in those capacities held positions with Bendix Semiconductor Division, Holmdel, Hecon Corporation, Tinton Falls, and RCA, receiving a patent while at RCA, Lancaster, PA. He also did freelance engineering work, retiring in 1992, was a gifted oil-paint artist, and an avid swimmer. Together with his wife Mary, he owned and operated the Ocean Front House and Lakensea Hotel, both Ocean Grove, in the early 1980's. Mr. Simmons was born in Westwood, NJ and lived in Morganville, Lancaster PA, and Freehold before moving to Silver Ridge in 1990. He served in the army as part of the occupation forces stationed in Japan after World War II. He attended the First Baptist Church, Toms River. His wife Mary died in 1997. Surviving is a daughter, Karen Rice, Whiting, three sons, Mark, Toms River, George and daughter-in-law Betty Anne, Brick, and Thomas, Toms River. Also surviving are nine grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. Silverton Memorial Funeral Home, 2482 Church Rd, Toms River is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, a donation in Mr. Simmons name can be made to: Collier Youth Services, Attn: Development Office, PO Box 300, Wickatunk, NJ 07765. www.silvertonmemorial.com.
Published in Asbury Park Press on June 18, 2017
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