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Charles H. Simmons Jr.

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Charles H.

Simmons, Jr.

Charles H. Simmons, Jr., age 85 of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully at his residence on Saturday, December 8, 2012, with his family at his side. He was born in Philadelphia, PA, son of the late Charles H and Sadie (Mink) Simmons. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Freda E. Simmons , one son, Robert W. Simmons and one step-daughter, Linda M. Fancher.

Mr. Simmons served in the U S Army during WWII and was a Printer with the News Journal for 30 years. He was a member of the Typographical Union # 123.

He was survived by his loving wife of 15 years, Germaine "Gerri" M. (Cirigliano), one son, Charles H. Simmons, III of Wilmington, DE, one daughter, Linda Lea Gorman of Newark, DE, four grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, three sister; Evelyn Salerno of Philadelphia, PA, Jean Sacco of Bensalem, PA and Sally Libak of Atco, NJ, two step-daughters, Carmella A. April of NH an Theresa A. Brown of Wilmington, De , seven step-grandchildren and 3 step great-grandchildren .

A Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at St. John the Beloved Parish, 907 Milltown Road, Wilmington, De 19808 on Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 11:00 AM. Interment will follow at All Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington.

Memorial Contributions may be made to St. John the Beloved Parish at the above address or Compassionate Care Hospice, 702 B Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, De 19805.

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Published in The News Journal on Dec. 11, 2012
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