Boca Raton - Mark Simon passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, at Hospice-by-the-Sea in Boca Raton, Fl on March 6, 2018. Mark is survived by his loving wife of 27 years, Phyllis, two sons, Lane (Rebecca) of Ithaca, and Teran (Amanda) of Fuquay-Varina, and four grandchildren, Riley, Tate, Aiden, and Evelyn. He is also survived by his sister, Paula of Pompano Beach, and his brother Jan (Liz) of San Francisco. He was predeceased by his parents, Zoltan and Evelyn, and his sister, Felicia.
Mark was born on February 3, 1949 in the Bronx. Mark and Phyllis met in kindergarten and while they went their separate ways for many years, they finally got together in 1985 in San Francisco. Mark founded Simon Operation Services in 1993 in Waterbury, Vermont. He will be missed by his employees clients, colleagues, and friends.
There will be no services held, per his request. A memorial gathering will be held in Vermont during the summer. In lieu of flowers, donations to the following institutions would be appreciated: Central Vermont Humane Society , 1589 VT-14, East Montpelier, VT 05651 or Lynn Cancer Institute, 701 NW 13th street, Boca Raton, FL 33486.
Published in The Burlington Free Press on Mar. 14, 2018.