Simone M. (Joly) Rodrigues, age 80, a longtime resident of Chelmsford, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 17, 2021 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of Charles R. Rodrigues with whom she shared 60 years of marriage. Simone was born in Lowell on March 5, 1941 and was the daughter of the late Raymond and Jeannette Alice Joly. Simone was a plant supervisor at Comet Products in Chelmsford for 25 years and will be remembered as a hardworking and dedicated employee. She spent her spare time devoted to her family that will remember her enjoying the many cookouts and holiday gatherings. In addition to her loving husband, Simone leaves her children; Diane Aubrey of Hillsborough, NH, Karen White and her husband, William of Dunstable, and Linda Herskovitz and her longtime companion Corey Austin of Templeton. She is also survived by her sister and brother-in-law Juliette (Joly) and Joseph Herbert of Dracut as well as her 6 grandchildren. Sadly, she is predeceased by her son Robert Charles Rodrigues who passed away in 2018. Funeral Services and Interment will be held privately. Memorial donations may be made in Simone's name to the Merrimack Valley Hospice.
Published by Blake Chelmsford Funeral Home on Oct. 19, 2021.