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Sylvan "Sonny" Simon, aged 91, of Monroeville, passed away peacefully on December 30, 2019.  He is survived by his wife, Shirley; his children, Steven, Arlene and Barbara Simon; and grandchildren, Ashley and Rachel Simon.   He is predeceased by his sisters, Helen Simon, Dorothy Simon Gross and Ruth Simon Cicero and their husbands. Mr. Simon grew up in the Hill District, graduated Alderdice HS, then joined the Army Air Forces where he received Commendation for valor. Mr. Simon married Shirley Solomon to whom he was married for almost 69 years. He had a long, successful career in the packaging business. Family and friends will gather at  D'ALESSANDRO FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY LTD., 4522 Butler St. Pgh., PA 15201 (Lawrenceville) on Friday, January 3, 2020 from 11 a.m. until the time of a service at 12:00. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Anti-Defamation League of Pittsburgh.

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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Jan. 2, 2020.
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January 1, 2020
Dear Shirley and Family, I was so sorry to hear of Sonney's passing. I know we have not been in touch for quite awile. I remember all the good times we had together. Sonny was a sweet guy. I also lost my husband last year. We had a wonderful marriage for 39 years. Stay well and love to all the kids. Dee
Dee Naimark
January 1, 2020
Dee Naimark
January 1, 2020
To the Simon Family,
I am so sorry for your loss. It was a Great pleasure to take care of Mr. Simon. He was so funny and always kept me on my toes. He will be forever missed.
Christine Jenkins
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