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Karla W. Simon

Cornwall Bridge, CT

Karla W. Simon, 70, of Cornwall Bridge, CT passed away on Saturday July 8, 2017.

The family would like to express their appreciation to Drew Ohmen and Rita Riverio.

Karla was the first child born to the late Frederick and Irene Simon in New Haven, CT on 5-30-1947.

Karla was a highly-educated law professor and published author in the field of international human rights, civil society and not-for-profit organizations. She was lifelong lover of the culinary arts, a great cook and a collector of art.

She is survived by Sister Frances Simon (Paul Ellis), nephews Bart Ellis (Allison) and Tyler Ellis (Avita Bansee), three great-nieces and one great-nephew. She is also survived by many friends, neighbors, former students, and colleagues around the globe.

Condolences may be sent to Kenny Funeral Home, PO Box 12, Sharon, CT 06069.

The family will hold a graveside service at St. Paul's in Pendleton, SC in the future.

Memorial contributions can be sent to: Housatonic Valley Association, P.O. Box 28, Cornwall Bridge, CT 06754 or Clemson University Foundation, PO Box 1889, Clemson, SC 29633. Include a memo that the contribution is to be applied to The Frederick Tyler Simon Endowed Scholarship Fund.
Published in The Greenville News on July 12, 2017
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